Independent Living Staff

Community members residing in Acacia Independent Living residences are supported by our dedicated team of staff members. Our residential staff is here to make sure you have everything you need to live comfortably, enjoy the full array of amenities and activities available, connect with your friends and family, and have every opportunity to thrive physically, emotionally and spiritually.
Community Services Director  Randy Wayamori

Community Services Director

Randy Wayamori
A member of the Rowntree Garden’s family since 2004, Randy oversees community member services and assists at our Heartwood Chapel. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and is a certified Residential Care for the Elderly Administrator. He believes that what sets Rowntree Gardens apart is the staff’s heartfelt and genuine care for our community members. In addition to the delicious food we serve here at Rowntree Gardens, Randy enjoys the joy and laughter shared by the staff and community members.
Transition Liaison  Roz George

Transition Liaison

Roz George
Roz joined our family in 2007 as the front desk receptionist. Today, she works closely with our new community members and families, introducing them to the wide range of services, amenities and activities available to help them feel at home. During their first few weeks and months at Rowntree Gardens, she makes sure all their questions are answered and their needs are being met. She also helps our community members transition to different levels of care. An avid gardener, she enjoys the beautiful grounds of our community and stopping to chat with the people she encounters.
Health and Wellness - Clinic Director  Claudia Lusca

Health and Wellness – Clinic Director

Claudia Lusca
Claudia joined Rowntree Gardens as a charge nurse in 1999. Today, she holds a wide range of responsibilities as the Health and Wellness Center Clinic Director, including supervising the nursing and caregiving staff; developing care plans for residents; assisting in coordinating care between community members and physicians; and assessing the level of care each community member receives. A licensed vocational nurse and RCFE Administrator, Claudia appreciates the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people every day.
Activities Director  Kerri Clark

Activities Director

Kerri Clark
As the Community Activities Director at Rowntree Gardens, Kerri calls on her many years of experience in the event planning and catering industry. While she enjoys planning all different types of events, she has a special place in her heart for helping seniors celebrate meaningful moments and occasions. In her role at Rowntree, Kerri is responsible for coordinating community-wide activity programs. Her goal is to inspire and lead a team of dedicated staff whose mission is to improve the quality of life of Rowntree Gardens’ residents, by encouraging them to stay mentally, socially, physically and spiritually active and engaged. When not at Rowntree, Kerri enjoys biking, hiking, dancing and exploring with her husband Jeff and their three children.

"We are amazed at the care and concern all the employees and staff shower upon us."  — Gene and Mary Mulholland

One of the area’s few licensed, faith-based Continuing Care retirement Communities (CCRC), Rowntree Gardens provides a full range of integrated onsite services to meet the changing needs of active seniors.
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