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Bayview is supported by a team of some of the most talented leaders in the senior living industry. Every member of our team pushes to find new and innovative ways to continue fulfilling our mission: Transforming the Experience of Aging. We are dedicated to serving residents who call our community home, as well as helping staff members grow and excel in their roles. Get to know our leadership team below and meet other members of our dedicated staff by touring today.
Chief Executive Officernweinbeck@bayviewseattle.org
Nancy Weinbeck is the Chief Executive Officer at Bayview, a proudly independent non-profit life plan community. Nancy was appointed CEO at Bayview in April 2019. She has spent over 27 years in the field of aging, the last 20 with Bayview. Her most recent position before becoming CEO was as Director of Residential Operations. She is proud to be a part of, and now lead, an organization with a unique culture, one that works with residents to enhance and grow a warm and welcoming environment to residents, staff and the greater community. Nancy grew up on Coney Island in New York and has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and master’s in Nonprofit Management, as well as additional academic background in gerontology and clinical psychology.
Chief Financial Officerjdoucet@bayviewseattle.org
Joyce oversees the financial operations of Bayview with the assistance of an accounting staff of 2. Joyce has been working in the long-term care/ life plan community setting since 1983. Prior to joining Bayview Joyce worked with in consulting doing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, then a management company serving 17 communities in Washington, California and Arizona, the Hearthstone at Green Lake and Transforming Age (formerly PRCN) as the CFO/VP of finance. Joyce holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Washington University.
Director of Activities for Health Centerlarntuffus@bayviewseattle.org
Lynn began volunteering with seniors by escorting residents to Mariner’s games and thought,
“Gee, I like this kind of work!” She had the fortune to be very close to all 4 grandparents so she felt she had found her place working in Health Care Activities. She originally worked as the Asst. Director of Recreational Therapy at Northwest Hospital where she founded the first Intergenerational program in Seattle. Lynn’s work as a professional musician has included performances at the World’s Expo in Vancouver, clubs in France, Portugal and Thailand. She has also performed at the Seattle Center and Music Therapy programs at Harborview and other venues. She just celebrated her 24th year at Bayview.
Director of Spiritual Carejbateman@bayviewseattle.org
As Director of Spiritual Care, Juliana sees her role as that of supporting residents in their spiritual journeys. As a Chaplain, Juliana is skilled at deep listening and providing emotional support, especially in times of transition and grief. She tries to provide opportunities for residents to make meaningful connections, at all levels of care at Bayview. As the chair of the Social Accountability Committee Juliana assists residents in their efforts to give back to the greater community. Juliana attended Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. After seminary, she served as the pastor of a small United Methodist congregation in Baltimore, MD. By then, the Pacific Northwest was loudly calling her back. She comes to Bayview by way of Harborview Medical Center, where she served as a chaplain on the Psychiatric ICU, and Medical ICU.
Director of Sales & Marketingjchang@bayviewseattle.org
Jill Chang oversees the Marketing, Sales, and Life Enrichment (Resident Services) departments at Bayview. She started her journey with Bayview as a receptionist in 2010 and truly sees Bayview as her home away from home. She brings over 10 years of nonprofit, senior living, and marketing experience with a renewed focus on resident experience at Bayview- from inquiry to move-in and post move-in. She is also responsible for the development and execution of traditional and digital marketing programs, branding and external communications initiatives, creative direction and design, content production and user (website) experience, and other key strategic functions. She loves storytelling and you will often find her with a camera in hand. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and has completed LeadingAge Washington’s Leadership Institute 2019 Fellowship program; a yearlong program designed for emerging leaders in aging services.
Director of Intergenerational Children’s Centerhcross@bayviewseattle.org
Heather Cross is the Interim Director of the Intergenerational Children’s Center. She brings over 25 years of Early Childhood Education experience to her new role. Heather has a master’s in Education and is a birth -three Montessori certified teacher. Her focus of study has been literature in Early Childhood Education and she is very passionate about her chosen profession. She has spent about half of her career in the classroom as a lead Toddler teacher and the other half as an administrator. Heather is excited to be a part of the Bayview community and looks forward to a time when the children and residents can once again interact and share with each other.
Executive Assistant to the CEOjflick@bayviewseattle.org
Jennifer supports Bayview’s CEO, Leadership team, and Board of Trustees, and also provides administrative support for Bayview Manor Foundation. She brought decades of experience and skills from a variety of settings – nursing, childcare, marketing, fund development, project management, non-profit program management, and for-profit executive support – to Bayview where, she says, “I found the place to satisfy my heart as well as challenge my head.” The post-it note on her office mailbox says: “When people ask me what I do, I say ‘Whatever it takes.” She loves challenging work, believes deeply in customer service, and treasures the relationships between residents, families and staff that make Bayview the place for her.
Director of Culinary Servicesdgalvin@bayviewseattle.org
Dan Galvin oversees Culinary Services including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Childcare. He began his career at Bayview in 2008 and brings an extensive background in food service including Director of food services with Red Lion Hotels, Manager at Maximilians at Pike Place Market and former owner of two Mediterranean restaurants in Oregon. Dan found his calling in senior living and loves utilizing his experiences in bringing the best dining experience possible to all of our residents.
Director of Social Servicesjhart@bayviewseattle.org
Jamie started at Bayview 19 years ago as the Social Worker in the Skilled Nursing Facility. After a few years she moved into the position of Director of Social Services where she serves as the Social Worker for Independent Living and Assisted Living, oversees, and coordinates the transitions in levels of care, and serves as the liaison with all area hospitals for admissions into the Bayview Skilled Nursing Facility. With an undergraduate and master’s degree in social work focusing on children, youth and families, most of her work experience prior to Bayview focused on working in the areas of child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. She spent nearly 10 years serving as Managing Editor for 2 international journals focused on publishing peer reviewed research on the subjects of interpersonal violence and trauma. She currently is a licensed foster parent and is passionate about being available to children and their families who need safe space and time for growth, recovery, safety, and creating a healthy future.
Director of Activities for Assisted Livingdhayes@bayviewseattle.org
Dawn is responsible for the organization and execution of the daily activities for Assisted Living and Memory Care. She loves getting to know each resident individually to help create enjoyable activities. She Joined Bayview in September 2021 and has 15 years of experience working in Assisted Living and Memory Care.
Frank Metschar is originally from Germany and studied Journalism, Political Science and Spanish at the University of Berlin. Frank decided to become a photographer and moved to Portugal for a year. He then moved to the US in 1996 and got married. Frank has two children, Chloe and Miles. Frank has established himself in sales shortly after coming to this country. After 5 years as a restaurant manager at Olive Garden, Frank decided it was time for a change and applied for a food & beverage manager at a retirement community in Redmond where he found his true calling. He pivoted his career to sales and sees it as a truly satisfying career ever since. Bayview is the highlight of his professional life.
Director of Nursingjpate@bayviewseattle.org
Janice Pate’s job history begins with a very special story. Retha Franklin, Janice’s great- grandmother, trained her to serve patients in her home, where she cared for the elderly, as there were no established nursing homes in the late 60’s for people of color in South Georgia. Little did Janice know that her early love for working with seniors would carve a pathway to a career spanning 30+ years of experience in geriatric care and inpatient care settings. Janice graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing at University of Washington. In 2011, Janice graduated as a fellow in LeadingAge Washington’s Leadership Institute, a yearlong program designed for emerging leaders in aging services and returned as a Leadership Coach from 2015- 2017. She joined the leadership team at Bayview at the end of 2019 as Director of Nursing, a role of a lifetime in the fight against COVID- 19.
Health Services Administratorjsmith@bayviewseattle.org
Joel Smith has the distinct honor to oversee the Skilled Nursing (Health Center), Child Development, and Wellness Center at Bayview. Joel’s passion dedicates his life and professional career to serving the community of the long-term care and ageing population for the past 28 years. As a Nursing Home Administrator, licensed in the state of Washington for over 24 years, Joel has worked in many different areas of the state and brings a wealth of positive energy and knowledge to Bayview. Born and raised in Seattle, Washington, Joel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Washington State University. Joel is also a decorated veteran serving in the United States Navy and Reserves for over 17 years during such campaigns as Operation Preying Mantis, Desert Storm, Homeland Defense, and Enduring Freedom. Joel loves to travel with his wife of 11 years (although not-so-much during the pandemic!) and enjoys tinkering around his house on the weekends.
Director of Wellnessnsalvador@bayviewseattle.org
Nahleen Salvador oversees the operations of the Fitness Center and the Pool. She teaches group fitness classes and writes exercise programs. Nahleen also creates wellness programming that includes: scheduling a variety of classes (in person and online), coordinating with outside class instructors, presenters and massage therapists, bringing in students interns and volunteers, and joining forces with other departments. In addition, Nahleen organizes the annual Health and Fitness Fair, gives orientations to new members (residents, prospective residents on the wait list, community members, and staff), and works closely with the Infinity Rehab team and aims to collaborate across departments to cultivate a culture of wellness. Nahleen was born and raised in Seattle and holds a degree in dance and exercise physiology. She also has a background in Filipino martial arts. She has been a certified personal trainer for 13 years, training both in New York City and Seattle. “My door is always open for you to come and talk about anything regarding movement and exercise. My favorite way to train is for strength!”
Director of Assisted Livingpyeo@bayviewseattle.org
Pamela Yeo oversees the Assisted Living and Memory Care of our Health Care Services. She has been serving in long-term care for over 22 years. Her journey started as a Social Worker in a large skilled nursing facility at a CCRC. As this role developed, she oversaw the Resident Life Services which included the team of social workers and the life enrichment department. During those years she decided to become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Over the past 10 years Pamela has worked as an administrator for skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in both the not-for-profit and for-profit arenas. Pamela is always looking for ways to increase communication and provide the highest quality of care to her residents.