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Robert Haggard, MD
Facility Medical Director
Shelby Margut, MD
Myron Miller, MD
Carol Sears, MD
Pamela Weaner, MD
Kathleen Jesiolowski, FNP
Steven J. Zablocki
Steven is a hands-on leader who you will see throughout Cedar Haven, assisting wherever and whenever he can.
In his spare time, Steven enjoys spending time with his family and pets. He also loves the technology side of life, from new gadgets to solar panels. He also enjoys spending time outdoors, traveling, and dining out.
Administrative Services Director
Marcia attended Penn State University and has been a licensed Nursing Administrator since 1992. She served as the Co-Chairman of the Cedar Haven Fall Frolic for over 25 years and takes pride in seeing the many projects that were completed with Fall Frolic proceeds.
Marcia is the Team Captain for Katie’s Klique Relay For Life Team and a member of Broken and Beautiful Together M.S. Walk Team. In her free time, she enjoys reading, walking, kayaking and watching Penn State football.
A lifelong resident of Lebanon County, Marcia resides in South Lebanon Township with her husband and boxer dog, Bella. Her son Tyler, a recent graduate of Penn State is currently a 2nd Lieutenant in the PA Army National Guard.
Angie Reigle, RN
Director of Nursing
Angie began her career in nursing 30 years ago going through the CNA certification program at Cedar Haven, eventually receiving her LPN license and working both here and at other facilities in the area. Angie then pursued her RN degree and before working as a hospice case manager as well as in long term care. Angie returned to Cedar Haven in 2016 as a Casual Supervisor before coming aboard full-time as a Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator in 2017. Angie lives locally with her husband. She has 3 grown children, Laura, Ben, and Madison, and 2 grandkids, Audra and Jacob. Angie enjoys spending her free time with her family, antiquing, and traveling to Sanibel island any chance I get.
Kimberly Santiago, RN
Director of Nursing Development
Kimberly is currently serving as the Director of Nursing Development at Cedar Haven. She is a graduate of Harrisburg Area Community College, where she received an Associate of Science in Nursing. Employed with Cedar Haven since 2004 and over the course of 12 years, Kimberly expanded her knowledge and experience at Cedar Haven and within the nursing field by working in various departments such as dietary, therapy, therapeutic recreation. Kimberly’s nursing career began as an RN Charge Nurse and Administrative Nursing Supervisor. Her continued involvement and dedication to the lives of the residents at Cedar Haven is evident in her performance and character.
Kimberly is a Brooklyn native who is fluent in her native Spanish language. She is married to Mr. Joey Santiago, and they have two sons, Kaiden and Kruz. She is an active member in her church and enjoys spending her time with friends, family, cruising throughout the Caribbean, and taking part in DIY projects.
Matthew Sherman, RN
Assistant Director of Nursing
As our Assistant Director of Nursing, Matthew brings years of healthcare experience to Cedar Haven. He graduated from Boyertown High School and became a CNA in 1996. He worked for Manatawyn Manor before graduating from Reading Hospital School of Nursing. Matthew worked at Reading Hospital on several specialties including the cardiac interventional recovery unit, PCU unit, and CHF unit. He also worked in home health and as a Supervisor at several other long-term care facilities before joining our team at Cedar Haven. Matthew lives in the local area with his wife and five children.
Deborah Schaeffer, RN
Director of Staff Education
Deborah Schaeffer joined the Cedar Haven Team as an RN working as a Registered Nurse Assessment Coordinator in 2018.
She has worked as LPN prior to obtaining her RN Associate Degree in 2009. Her most recent experience was in Long Term Care Short stay unit as RN. She earned a Registered Nurse assessment certification in 2015 and was awarded Excellence in Nursing Education in 2017.
Deborah has 15 plus years experience in Acute Care experience and received a Nursing Service Excellence award in 2010. Deborah is a member of AANAC and PANAC associations, which alert her to recent regulations and guideline changes in Long Term Care.
Deborah is excited to become Cedar Haven’s Director of Education and to bring her clinical and mentorship skills into the role.
Deborah enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her hobbies include reading and antique shopping.
James Lynch, RN, CIC
Director of Infection Control
Jim Lynch, RN, CIC is the Infection Control and Employee Health Nurse at Cedar Haven Healthcare.
Jim was an RN Supervisor at Cedar Haven for 5 months prior to his present position in Infection Control. He was a Medical Laboratory Specialist in the US Army and worked for the Health and Human Services Department and Hershey Foods as a lab technician as well. Jim was an LPN in long-term care for more than 20 years and received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Excelsior College in 2004, graduating with honors. He received Certification in Infection Control from the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology in 2015.
Jim enjoys spending time with his wife Elizabeth and is an avid cook. He also plays guitar and enjoys all types of music.
Director of Admissions
Crystal Arment, LPN
Director of Care Management
Crystal has been with Cedar Haven since August 2018 and has been an LPN since 2008. Having worked in Admissions for many years, Crystal brings a wealth of knowledge to this department. She lives in Manheim with her husband Brian. Together they have two children and love playing with their dog Bob. She enjoys traveling, spending time at the bay, outings with her family and hanging out with friends.
Therapy Program Manager
She has been a Licensed, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant since 2002 with a degree from Penn State University. Kelly has continued to grow and expand her knowledge with continuing education in areas such as Fall Prevention strategies, Fall Related Brain Injury in older adults, Dementia Staging, Continence Management, Independence and Mobility as it relates to ADLS, CMI and Medicare Changes, and Documentation in Long Term Care
Prior to joining the team at Cedar Haven in 2005 Kelly’s experience included long term care and post-acute rehab at Reading Hospital. Since joining the Cedar Haven Therapy team, she has moved from Staff Therapist, to Assistant Manager, to Program Manager. Kelly has now been the Program Manager for almost 9 years, managing a large and diverse staff, organizing all therapy services, ensuring open lines of communication between therapists/family/staff/physicians, providing therapy education in-services within the facility to residents, families and staff, and serving in the community with admissions as a liaison for Cedar Haven at Health Fairs, Sr. Centers and community events. Kelly also provides supervision of students from Penn State and Central Penn College Occupational Therapy Assistant Programs, and has assisted in data collection for Elizabethtown College Occupational Therapy program research projects.
Kelly is married to her husband Brian. Together they have 2 sons, Hank and Grant. She volunteers as a coach for their sons’ little league baseball teams. She also enjoys bike riding, fishing, sports, shopping, singing and crafts.
Director of Human Resources
Melinda graduated from Mansfield University and was a member of the field hockey team. In her spare time she enjoys staying active and spending time with family and friends.
Director of Talent Acquisition
Theresa Simaska joined the Cedar Haven team in April of 2005. Theresa completed the Nurse Aide Trainee program and additionally worked as scheduling coordinator before becoming Director of Talent Acquisition.
Theresa is a 2005 graduate of Abeka Christian Academy. She has a daughter, Starlette and they both reside in the Lebanon area. They enjoy the beach, vacationing, dining out, shopping, spending time outdoors and several after-school activities. Theresa enjoys volunteering and has a strong passion for helping others. She is a member of Hershey Free Church.
Director of Finance
Business Office Manager
Mary lives in Schuylkill Haven with her two children. In her free time she is the Music Director at her church where she directs 3 choirs. She enjoys being a Girl Scout Leader, Cub Scout Den Mother, camping – basically anything to do with her family.
Mary Jane Kalbach
Mary Jane Kalbach graduated from Lebanon Valley College in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting. Early in her working career she worked at Cedar Haven as a nurse’s aide. Building her career in the business world, she gained knowledge in her field as a customer service manager in a retail setting for eleven years. Also, she was a Payroll Manager working for a local quarry processing payroll for their three quarry locations in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. She enjoys hiking, knitting, reading, and spending time with family especially with her seven grand nieces and nephews. She was quoted as saying, she felt like she returned home when she came back to work at the “Haven” in her current position in November 2002.
Director of Social Services
Director of Therapeutic Recreation
Marie Anderson is the Director of Therapeutic Recreation at Cedar Haven Health Care Center. She is a 2001 graduate Of Pennsylvania State University with a bachelor’s degree in applied behavioral science. She is a certified validation group practitioner and currently pursuing activities director certification. She has been employed with Cedar Haven since 2009 and is focused on the quality of life of life for our residents.
Director of Central Supply
Kathy Carpenter has worked at Cedar Haven for the past 20 years. Her employment began in the Therapeutic Recreation department, where she worked for 3 years before transferring to the Maintenance Department. After 11 years in Maintenance, Kathy moved to Central Supply, where she has made significant contributions to the success of Cedar Haven.
Kathy has been married for 42 years. She has 3 sons and 6 grandchildren, as well as 2 dogs. Her spare time is spent enjoying the outdoors with her grandchildren. Her family particularly enjoys fishing, kayaking, hiking, and vacationing in the mountains.
Director of Health Information
She has two sons, Colton who will be entering his last year of law school in August 2015 and Slade who is a Crew Chief with the USAF stationed in South Carolina. Debra also has a grandson, Shawn.
Debra has lived in Lebanon County all of her life and is a member of the Avon United Methodist Church where she has various responsibilities. She enjoys being active and is an avid cyclist.
Director of Buildings and Grounds
Environmental Services Director
Camelia Popa, MD
Clinic Physicians, Mental Health
Clinic Physicians, Optometry
Provides care at our in-house clinics
Dr. Kyran Mitchell – Vohre Wound Team
Clinic Physicians, Wounds
Provides care at our in-house clinics
Eugene Smolens, DPM
Clinic Physicians, Podiatry
Jacob Form, DPM
Clinic Physicians, Podiatry
Jahangir Habib, DPM
Clinic Physicians, Podiatry