Woodland Palms Memory Care | Team

Our Team

Patricia Woelke, Administrator

Since she was a toddler helping her retired neighbor in the garden, Pat has always enjoyed the company of elders. Pat has experience in many aspects of aging service: caregiving, life enrichment, and case management. Pat believes becoming the Administrator at Woodland Palms is a welcome return to ensuring compassionate care for her favorite people.

When she is not at Woodland Palms, Pat enjoys road trips, reading (almost anything in print), and spending time with her family and granddaughter.

Boba Veljkovic, Dining Services Director

Boba moved to Arizona in 2000. She was born in the former Yugoslavia. She came to the United States with her husband and two sons. Boba started working at Skyline Country Club, then found a home in assisted living. She likes to learn everything about food and different ways to make it. She enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and family. Boba’s hobbies are reading and crocheting. She believes in people and loves to cook for them.

Chris Shemroske, Maintenance Director

Originally from Palo Alto, California, Chris’ family moved to AZ in 1986. He has a younger brother and the two have always been the best of friends. Chris enjoys his position as Maintenance Director at Woodland Palms because it challenges his mind and he feels it builds character. 

When he is away from work, Chris enjoys working on a variety of art projects from painting to sculpting. He enjoys listening to and playing music, hiking, and biking as the weather permits.

 

Rebeka Kasle, Community Relations Director

Rebeka Kasle joined Woodland Palms in September, 2018. She has 4 years of senior living experience and over 20 years in marketing and sales.  Her favorite part of being a Community Relations Director is helping families find the right new home with the right care and services for their individual needs.  Rebeka was raised in suburban Detroit and started her career In New York City in the fashion business. She moved to Tucson in 2011 to be closer to family.

Angie Johnson, Wellness Coordinator

A native Arizonan, Angie’s caring nature was recognized and nurtured when she was a child. She and her friends formed the First Elm Street Kids to help the elders in the neighborhood. She and her friends were often found picking up the mail, assisting with household chores, or just visiting with their neighbors.  Angie continues to enjoy companionship and laughter as she develops relationships with the Woodland Palms residents. 

When she is away from work, Angie is an expert coupon clipper. She can always find a great deal on basic household products.  She enjoys her family and is blessed to be have her own grandmother and her grandchildren nearby to enjoy.