Support Staff

Gary Buckland LPN

 Co-Founder, Director of Nursing Services and Office Manager

Co-Founder, Gary, obtained his degree from Concorde Career College in 2011. His experience has been focused in the post acute care and senior care arenas. 

Judy Baker RN

Case Manager

Judy joined the team at MHPNW as an RN Case Manager.  She brings 27 years of experience in Critical Care, and has a Bachelor of Science in nursing.   She has a special place in her heart for her geriatric patients. Judy has lived in the Pacific Northwest for over 32 years, and loves calling Vancouver her home. 

Taira LPN

Mike Kretzschmar

Mike has had a long career in service based industries' management ranging from food service, IT support, skilled nursing and assisted living. Mike is a operations guy and loves developing systems to manage and improve every day tasks.

He and his wife have a blended family of six kids and four grandchildren.  Mike loves to cook and frequently mans the grill or helps out at community events.  He won second place at the 2017 Tacos, Tequilas & Tecate fundraiser for his Korean Bulgogi Chicken Tacos.

Mike served seven years on the board of the Vancouver Farmer's Market.  He served as secretary, vice president and president during his time on the board.