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OUR LEADERSHIP

STEADY AT THE HELM

At Salina Presbyterian Manor, service starts at the top. Our mission is to provide quality services guided by Christian values, and each of us promises to live out this mission every day.

Christian Gilbert

Executive Director
Christian was named Presbyterian Manor’s executive director in June 2020. He previously was executive director at Clay Center Presbyterian Manor. He started his career in planning and executing activities for residents before becoming a certified nurse aide. From there, he entered the Administrator-In-Training program in the Overland Park area and has served as an assistant administrator and administrator for a Colorado-based senior living community system. Christian graduated from Washburn University with a Bachelor in History and completed his Master’s in Healthcare Administration from the University of Cincinnati in 2018. Christian participated in LeadingAge Kansas’ Center for Leadership in 2019.

Cathy Boos

Marketing and Sales Director
Cathy Boos assumed the role of sales and marketing director at the end of November 2020. Cathy was most recently the administrative assistant at Salina Presbyterian Manor. She previously worked as the life enrichment director, but left for a position with the Catholic Diocese of Salina. Before joining the Presbyterian Manor staff, she worked in marketing and sales for a short-term rehabilitation center and was a donor recruitment representative for the American Red Cross for Western Kansas. She has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing from Fort Hays State University and is a certified nurse assistant, activity director and has a CPR certification. She is a member of Alpha Kappa Psi, a business fraternity, and serves on the board of directors for Sunflower Adult Day Services in Salina and Catholic Charities of Northern Kansas.

Amanda Dean

Director of Nursing
Amanda Dean, RN, was named director of nursing in September 2021, but she’s not a new face at Salina Presbyterian Manor. Amanda has been on staff since 2011, and was a certified nurse aide and medication aide at the campus from 2008 to 2010. Since returning to Presbyterian Manor, she has worked in direct resident care as well as medical records coordinator and served as the Medicare case manager. She has an associate’s degree in nursing and is a registered nurse.

Tammy Lockhart

Human Resource Director
Tammy joined Salina Presbyterian Manor in February 2022. Her previous HR experience began in 2006 as an HR Generalist in Decatur, Tennessee and over the years was promoted to HR Manager. Tammy received her Associates of Applied Science in Business Management in 2017. She continued her education in Business Management with an emphasis in Human Resource Management until her move back to Kansas in July of 2020.

Brianna Augustine

Assisted Living Director
Brianna became the Assisted Living Director in July 2022 but has been with Salina Presbyterian Manor since 2014. Her healthcare journey started when Brianna was still in high school and worked on becoming a CNA. With encouragement from her mom, she kept going and got her LPN license and her Associates Degree in Applied Sciences. Brianna came to Presbyterian Manor after a year of working as a nurse in a prison and realized her calling was serving seniors instead. When she's not working, she enjoys time with her family by the beach or in the water and watching live music with her husband. Together they have four wonderful children, two dogs and three chickens.

Afton Buhrle

Business Office Director
Afton joined Presbyterian Manor in May 2022 to become the new business office director. She has experience being an office manager and working with accounts payable. She's originally from Elkhart, Kansas and earned her Bachelor's degree in finance and accounting from Bethany College in Lindsborg. Afton says she likes that she's in a position to help residents.

Dave Parker

Chaplain
Dave joined Salina Presbyterian Manor in July 2022, his first chaplain position. After spending decades working in the financial industry, Dave retired late in 2021 with the hope that God would lead him to full-time ministry opportunity. He's also a co-vocational pastor with First Southern Baptist Church in Abilene. Dave has a Master of Divinity and a Bachelor of Science in Management and Ethics. He loves to coach, most recently soccer. He currently coaches several youth teams and has also officiated competitively. Dave also like singing, playing the guitar and piano and enjoys a good game of chess.

Jeni Blair

Life Enrichment Director
Jeni joined Presbyterian Manor in September 2022 bringing experience organizing events and field trips from her time at the Hutchinson School District. Jeni also has experience in marketing and sales, media and digital marketing. She enjoys volunteering for several different organizations around Kansas, from the Smoky Hill River Festival to "Taste of Home" and as a Salina Chamber Ambassador.

Anthony DeLaurentis

Environmental Services Director
Anthony joined the Presbyterian Manor team in November 2018 as environmental services director. He previously worked as environmental services director at a rehabilitation center for 10 years. Anthony is a custom cabinet maker. He worked for a cabinet company in New York for 11 years before owning and operating his own cabinet company for 13 years. He entered the health care field in 1996 as a maintenance supervisor. Anthony is a graduate of William E. Grady Vo-Tech High School in Brighton Beach, N.Y., and has a two-year degree in carpentry and cabinet making. He recently passed certification as a home inspector.