The team at Woodside Senior Living in Springfield, Oregon

Our Team

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

Geoneva Bigham 
Administrator


Geoneva has realized some career path goals as the Administrator at Woodside Senior Living.  She has had a heart for caring for seniors since 2003, as a Certified Nursing Assistant and Med Tech. Previous to her current role as an Administrator, she served two years as an Associate Executive Director in Assisted Living.  

Geoneva and her husband have 5 children and 4 grandchildren with another grandchild due this summer.  Geoneva enjoys motorcycle rides with her husband, spending time with her grandchildren and cuddle time with her 4 fur babies.

Susan Wakefield - Community Relations Director

Susan Wakefield
Community Relations Director


Susan was introduced to Assisted Living in 2017 and immediately knew she found her calling. She enjoys building relationships in the community and assisting new residents through the move-in process. She enjoys getting to know residents and their families on a personal level. Her warm and fun personality makes everyone feel welcome.

She is originally from Palo Alto, California with a background in banking, and moved to beautiful Oregon in 2005 to be close to family who live in Springfield. She spends her leisure time with her two children and parents. Susan enjoys gardening, spending time at the coast and playing with her dogs.

Courtney Slaven
Business Office Coordinator


Courtney was previously a medication technician at Woodside, and she has always been passionate about senior care since before she can remember!

It all started when Courtney was a young adult and had the pleasure to care for her aunt in her time of need. Courtney has been in health care for many years and she plans to continue to pursue a path in this field.

Courtney has a daughter, Bailee who is the center of her world! She loves being with her down to earth family. They enjoy any and all outdoor activities, mainly fishing and hiking! Her family strives to find adventure in everything they do! Courtney says, “I compare that sense of being to my profession. I will always seek adventure and only hope that I can help others do that as well, and gift them fulfillment on their home stretch in life. I believe the key to life is love, laughter and passion!”

Krista Cardoza
Resident Care Coordinator


Krista has been in the health care field since 2000. She started her career working in Senior Housing as a certified nursing assistant in a skilled nursing facility. Krista discovered the Assisted Living environment in 2016 and has been working at Woodside ever since. She began as a Care Partner, and as she continued to learn and grow, she embraced new opportunities to become a Medication Technician, and then a Resident Care Coordinator.

Irene Cronkright, R.N.
Wellness Director


Irene has known her path at the early age of eleven. She started caregiving at age fifteen in a local hospital as a caregiver in Connecticut. She has never left this profession. She has been given the opportunity to get experience in all specialities in hospitals, skilled nursing, and private homes. She started a business that provided support for private care in homes, hospitals, and long term care facilities. This enabled her to be at home while raising four small children as a single mother. She worked 15 years in a non-profit organization in Connecticut that provided services to seniors. After this time, her passion has been devoted to services and efforts to provide assistance to seniors. Now a senior herself, she delights this devotion continues.

Tina Honodel
Dining Services Director


Tina attended Eastern Oregon state College where she was studying to become a nurse. Her plans changed when she met her husband while attending college and together, they moved to Springfield.

In Springfield, Tina attended Lane Community College and took CNA classes. For five years she worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant. In 2007 Tina started working at Woodside as a Resident Assistant. Now serving as the Dining Services Director, Tina says, “I love working here! Knowing that I can make my residents happy by cooking them good meals makes me happy as well.”

Kelly LeBarre
Life Enrichment Coordinator


Originally from San Diego, California, Kelly moved to Springfield, Oregon in July 2016 with her husband and two sons. Kelly's favorite hobbies include gardening, sewing, indoor cycling and hiking. She joined the Woodside team in April 2019 and hopes to bring joy and fun to the lives of the residents of Woodside.

Carlee Alexander

Carlee Alexander
Carlee’s Beauty/Barber Shop


Carlee Alexander has been a cosmetologist since 1994. She has been working with our dear residents since 2009. According to Carlee, "I absolutely love making them smile and laugh, I’m kind of a joker! I love to sing and have been in many singing contests. I’ve even sang for the residents a time or two." During her free time, she volunteers at a spay and neuter clinic for dogs and cats. With a love for animals, dogs are her passion.

Carlee is happily married and has two beautiful daughters, whom she adores. Her father was a logger and moved her family to Oregon at the age of six. She loves what she does and wouldn't trade it for the world.

Daniel

Daniel Kintz
Maintenance Director


Daniel is from Upland, California and grew up in Lane county. During his free time, he enjoys Oregon’s beautiful outdoor scenery and participating in activities such as fishing, hiking, or exploring the beach.