The team at Timber Pointe Senior Living in Springfield, Oregon

Our Team

We have a great team at Timber Pointe Senior Living. Stop by anytime so we can connect in person. We would love to meet you.

Tammy Tucker - Administrator

Tammy Tucker - Administrator

Tammy was on a natural career path that prepared her for leadership. She has managed hotels, convenience stores, and a restaurant. In 2009 Tammy was introduced to senior living as a server in the dining room.  This is where she found her calling and passion in helping seniors and growing care teams. When not working, Tammy loves spending time with her husband, 2 adult sons, and 6 beautiful grandchildren.

Donna Johnson at Timber Pointe Senior Living

Donna Johnson - Community Relations Director

Donna’s love for people and serving others led to a career in the senior living industry. She has worked as a senior advisor, regional director, and an Administrator in Assisted Living, Independent, and Memory Care Communities. Prior to joining the team at Timber Pointe Donna had her own senior housing referral consulting company.

Donna enjoys learning about the residents and listening to their life memories and stories. The residents remind us to enjoy what life has to offer!

Donna spends her leisure time with family and enjoys art, painting, and fossil hunting on the Oregon coast, and walks with her dog, Malieia.

Chantel Mitchell, C.N.A - Business Service Director

Chantel Mitchell, C.N.A - Business Service Director

Chantel began her career in the health care field back in 2009 as a certified nursing assistant. Since then Chantel has broadened her career to include a variety of different areas within the senior living communities.

In 2017 Chantel career has led her down a new road of business management where she has been working ever since.

If you are looking for Chantel in our community, you will often find her lending a helping hand to all those who are in need. Chantel is known as the community prankster and you will always find her with a smile on her face and a mischievous glint in her eyes.

When not at work you can find Chantel with her twin boys and her beloved dog Bentley. Chantel loves spending time outdoors with her family, time with her friends talking. She is up for any adventure as “fun” is her middle name.

Chantel’s personally philosophy is “Go big or go home.”

Kryssey Ponce at Timber Pointe Senior Living

Kryssey Ponce, LPN - Wellness Coordinator

Kryssey has been a nurse since 1996 and enjoys helping others. Originally from California, she moved to Oregon to be close to her parents who retired in Roseburg. She has a son and four dogs that keep her busy every day. She loves the coast and is there as often as she can make it! Kryssey also loves spending time with her friends and her residents.

Tosha Carter - Wellness Coordinator

Tosha was born and raised in Southern Idaho. Tosha moved to the Eugene/Springfield area in 1993. Tosha is the mother of 2 adult children, which were both born in Eugene. She has been a nurse since 1999. Tosha has always had a love for the elderly which she believes is due to being raised mostly by her grandparents. Tosha’s entire career has been devoted to caring for the senior population. Tosha enjoys the outdoors especially the mountains and hunting, fishing, and camping.


Dena Harrington - Wellness Coordniator

Dena has lived in Springfield most of her life and graduated from Thurston High School. Dena started nursing in a small nursing home in Cottage Grove in 2012.

Dena’s career has been mostly comprised of caring for elderly and aged people in nursing facilities.

She has been working in assisted living for the last year and enjoying it immensely. Dena is warm and caring person and loves to meet new people, and has met amazing people during her time with us. Dena cherishes the relationships with residents and staff members, and they have become a second family.

Laura Cox at Timber Pointe Senior Living

Laura Cox - Resident Care Coordinator

Laura began volunteering to help seniors at the age of twelve, and has served in senior care since 2002 in a variety of roles, including housekeeping, lifestyle coordinator, care partner and medication tech. Laura was recently promoted from medication tech to resident care coordinator. Laura is a dedicated and compassionate person when working with residents and team members. She is always ready to lend a hand when needed.

Laura is the proud mother of three boys. Laura is passionate about learning, and has attended college to study religion, and continues to study in her free time.


Melissa Wright LPN - Wellness Director

Melissa Wright LPN - Wellness Director

Melissa has been working with the senior community since 2009 as a caregiver, med tech, arthritis exercise instructor, and nurse. Melissa has a love of cheese and you can often find her laughing with others while enjoying her favorite snack.

On her off-time Melissa has two kids and loves spending her free time with her family and her dog Gus. Feel free to call her “Mel” if you’re confused by the multitude of Melissa’s here at Timber Pointe.

 Melissa Jenkins - Dining Services Director

Melissa Jenkins - Dining Services Director

When not at work, you most likely will find Melissa supporting one of her kids at one of their sporting events – either softball, wrestling or football! She also enjoys camping, hiking, the coast, the mountains, traveling, and spending time outdoors with her family.

Melissa loves cooking, flowers and all nature, and animals. She has truly found her passion in helping others each and every day. Melissa takes ownership and pride in everything she does. She is a true servant leader living by family values.

Val Hull – Life Enrichment Coordinator

Val Hull – Life Enrichment Coordinator

Val is a native Oregonian, born and raised in Bend, and has lived all over the state. She was raised to not only respect her elders but to appreciate what an honor it is to serve and learn from them. Whether it was doing chores and yardwork or working in senior communities, Val has enjoyed every moment in service to seniors!

When not at work Val is a proud wife, mother of two, and grandmother of seven!

Matt Lindle - Maintenance Director

Matt Lindle - Maintenance Director

Matt has been working in environmental services for almost 30 years. He is married with three children. Matt enjoys hunting, fishing, and the great outdoors. He also enjoys photography, drawing and woodworking.