Meet our Staff
Our Somerset staff wants to give you a warm welcome!
We hope you come for a tour and look forward to getting to know you. Meet our management staff.
Samantha (left) – Receptionist and Administrative Assistant
We look forward to greeting you and meeting your needs! I give tours by appointment or drop-in. Please call me at 360-423-7392. Samantha and Mary
Eric – Administrator
Mariisa – Alternate Administrator
Mariisa has worked for Bond Properties since she was a young girl in her teens and she started as Administrator of Somerset Senior Apartments and Assisted Living when she was just 23 years old. Mariisa enjoys traveling and has lived several years overseas in Japan as a college student and JET teacher. She and her husband are proud parents of two beautiful little girls. Each fall, Mariisa and her family enjoy traveling to Mexico for visits with her husband’s family. Mariisa also enjoys helping her father Charles with his challenging projects.
Vera – Registered Nurse (right)
Vera was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota to a family of five girls. She has an identical twin sister, Vicki, who is also a nurse. She spent her childhood years growing up in Minnesota and North Dakota, and then moved to Walla Walla, Washington during her high school years. Vera’s nursing career has included working in hospitals, traveling as a nurse for Community Home Health and Hospice, and teaching educational classes for Elder Options.
For ten years, from 1997-2006, she worked just across the street from Somerset at Westgate Terrace as their service coordinator. Vera and her husband, Carl, reside in Longview with their dog, Barney, and their cat, Penny. Her hobbies are golfing (any chance she gets) and traveling (anywhere and anytime someone says let’s go!).
Evelyn – Licensed Practical Nurse
Hi, I’m Evelyn. I was born and raised in the Philippines. I moved to USA when I was 20 years old. Soon after I met my husband. We now have 5 children and live in Oregon. I am an LPN and enjoy working toward my RN to advance my career.
I love working with seniors. I look forward to meeting you!
Liz, Dietary Supervisor (Head Cook and Kitchen Manager)
Liz was born in St. Helens and grew up in Rainer, Oregon, just across the river. Her husband and her met and married when she was 19 and they are proud parents of twin boys and a daughter, and they now have 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Liz loves sewing, baking, and cake decorating. She has even made several cakes for weddings and baby showers that have taken place at Somerset and New Westside Terrace over the years. Liz has been part of the Bond Properties family since Somerset first opened in 1998 and she was instrumental in getting the New Westside Terrace satellite kitchen open and running.
Denise, Activities-Entertainment Director
Dick – Maintenance Staff
Dick is a longtime, valuable member of our maintenance staff. Here is Dick with his recent employee of the month award and bonus.