Our Staff

Jane Bauknecht

  Executive Director


I live in Gore, VA with my husband John and daughter Josie. We have 2 dogs and an indoor cat. We are avid bird feeders in the winter, and enjoy a good-sized garden in the spring and summer. I have been with the Center since the beginning - way back in 1993! I still love being here.


Marilyn Hamilton, RN

  Assistant Director


I became a RN in order to provide nursing care at the Center. I have 4 children, who are thriving in their different careers.


Dana Ankers, RN


I became a LPN in 1985 and a RN in 2000. I live in Luray with my husband, Steve, a dog and a cat. We have 2 married children, Julie and David.

I have been at the Center for 12 years. It is an uplifting, happy place to be for me and I know it is for many other people too.



Huei-Yi (Whitney) Lan

  Activity Director


I was an elementary school teacher and music teacher for 4 years after I graduated from college in Taiwan. In 2012, I came to the U.S. from Taiwan to earn my Masters Degree. In 2017, I graduated from the Master of Music Therapy program at SU. I began working at the Center in 2014 after completing my internship here. I love our participants, for me they are my family! I like traveling, taking challenges, and experiencing new things.


Dawn Clarke

  Administrative Assistant


I have been married for 17 years , I have 2 children and 4 dogs. Nothing makes me happier than family time!

I have been with the Center for 8 years.


Louise Robinson

  Certified Nursing Assistant


I have been a CNA for 24 years. I am the proud mom of 1 son and grandma to 4 beautiful grandchildren.

I have been with the Center for 4 years.


Naoko Itabashi

  Activity Assistant


I was a classical trumpet player after I graduated music college in Japan. I graduated from the Music Therapy Program at SU in 2016 while interning at the Adult Care Center. I began working at the Center in 2017. ACC is my home and the participants are my family here in the U.S.

Dorene Rodriquez

  Certified Nursing Assistant

I have been a CNA for 36 years. I have been married for 26 years and have 4 sons and 11 grandchildren. I love helping people!
I have been with the Center for 3 years.











Our staff is trained to administer specific programs and therapies while monitoring and addressing the individual needs of our clients. They also receive on-going training and continue their studies in an effort to stay current regarding new developments in the study and treatment of aging and related matters.