Judy Lane was born in Saint John, New Brunswick and has lived the last 20 years just around the corner in Hampton. She first graduated with a Nursing diploma from the Saint John School of Nursing and then a Business degree from the University of New Brunswick. At the age of 18, she worked at a local nursing home, making tea and toast for the residents. This experience provided her with admiration and devotion to senior care and is one of the many reasons she works here today. Away from work, Judy enjoys spending quality time with her daughter or reading a good book. She believes if we work together as a team, community and family, that we can make the world a better place.
Gillian Miller graduated with a diploma from the Saint John School of Nursing. She returned to the University of New Brunswick and graduated with a degree in Nursing in 2017. Gillian joined Kennebec Manor in 2010 as Nurse Manager and became Director of Care in 2018. Gillian has always had a passion for working with the elderly and is dedicated to being part of a team that is changing the culture in long term care.
Tammy Allaby earned her diploma in Nursing from the Saint John School of Nursing and three years later graduated with her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from Dalhousie University. Tammy joined Kings Way Care Centre in 2008 acting as Clinical Manager from 2010-2013. Tammy became Director of Care of Kennebec Manor in 2013 and is now Director of Care at Kings Way. She has embraced person centered care and the Eden philosophy and is dedicated to making each day the best it can be for the elders that call Kings Way and Kennebec home.
Claressa graduated from McGill University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Sciences, becoming a registered dietitian in 2002. Since that time her career has been in long-term care. Claressa joined the Kingsway Lifecare Alliance team in 2007, when she was hired as the Director of Support for Kings Way Care Centre. Since 2010, she’s shared her work life between Kings Way Care Centre and Kennebec Manor. Claressa enjoys working in a team passionate about changing the culture of long-term care, but above all else, she values making a positive difference in the lives of those she serves.
Brenda was born in Grand Falls, New Brunswick, but moved to Saint John after she received her Master’s degree in Theological Studies from Tyndale University. From Public Health to Neurosurgery, and Palliative Care, Brenda has done almost every type of nursing. However, in January 2008 her devotion to Senior Care developed when she became the Director of Mission for Kings Way Care Centre and Kennebec Manor. Her mission is to provide physical, mental and spiritual care to the residents, staff and volunteers in both homes. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, reading, scrapbooking and spending time with her three children and five grandchildren.
Cara was born and raised in Coley’s Point, Newfoundland and Labrador and received her Bachelor of Commerce (Co-operative) from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1999, majoring in both accounting and human resources. A few years later, she decided to follow in her dad’s footsteps and pursue an accounting designation. Cara completed her designation in between working, moving twice, getting married and having a baby, and became a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA, CGA) in 2008. Cara’s prior work experience ranges from private family-owned businesses to working in a larger global corporate setting. Cara has been a part of the Kings Way LifeCare Alliance family as Operations Manager for both Kings Way Care Centre and Kennebec Manor for the past four and a half years, and has now taken on the role of Director of Finance. But the role she enjoys most is being wife to husband Jason, and mother to her daughter, Abbagaele. In her spare time, Cara enjoys reading, scrapbooking, makeup and travel.
Rhett was born and raised in eastern Ontario and educated at Kingsway College in Oshawa, Rhett was privileged to enjoy the company of both his maternal and paternal grandparents. Sunday night suppers at Grandma and Grandpa's and huge family gatherings in Nana's home instilled in him a fondness for senior citizens - a fondness that grew into a career as Director of Maintenance at the Kings Way LifeCare Alliance. He has been with Kings Way Care Centre, since its inauguration in Feb. 2008 and at Kennebec Manor since 1997. Rhett is a very proud father and grandfather and enjoys blending family time with his love of boating.
Megan is leading community events, programs and activities. Megan was born and raised in Quispamsis. After high school she completed a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and Human Rights. While in school, she volunteered at local hospitals and developed a strong interest and passion for the lives of older adults and long term care. After graduating, Megan’s studies continued at Mount Saint Vincent University where she received her Masters Degree in Gerontology and Family studies in 2014. Megan’s research focused on family/friend caregivers and supports available to them. Megan began working at Kennebec and Kings Way in 2013 as a summer student and has been with the KWLCA ever since. Since then, she has led the development of our very popular intergenerational Day Camps, backpack program, and helped with the expansion of our Adult Day Program. In her spare time Megan enjoys traveling with her husband and spending as much time outside as possible and has recently started teaching at the University of New Brunswick as a contractor instructor.