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Staff Directory

Questions or concerns? Feel free to contact the appropriate staff member below for assistance. Shaker Place’s main line is: (518) 869-2231. We look forward to helping you!

  • Department



  • Director of Admissions

    Jen Travis #263
  • Director of Nursing

    Rebecca Luce #8922
  • Director of Food and Nutrition

    Wendy Buell #283
  • Chief Dietitian

    Tera Criscione #287
  • Resident Care Coordinator

    Kala Kurup #215
  • Clinic

    Tina Carknard #228
  • Director of Social Services

    Amie Bennett #266
  • Director of Physical Therapy

    Karen Wallace #261
  • Director of Occupational and Therapeutic Recreation Therapy

    Nancy Simon #260
  • Speech Language Pathology

    Jen Corazzini #231
  • Respiratory Therapy

    Arvinder Pabla-Kaur #232
  • Medical Records

    Sue Short #251
  • Personnel

    Florence Huntley #523
  • Director of Fiscal Operations

    Frank Commisso #203
  • Physical Plant/Maintenance

    Andy Lucarelli #518
  • Housekeeping/Laundry

    Robert Edler #290
  • Medical Director

    Dr. Vanessa Denning #249
  • Infectious Disease/Employee Health

    Julia Lecomte #368
  • Office of the Executive Director

    Larry I. Slatky #201

Family members with questions regarding resident condition(s) are invited and encouraged to initially contact the Head or Charge Nurse on their respective nursing unit.

To contact residents, you may send an email to: (please include resident’s name, your name and your relationship).