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Our Leadership Team

The day-to-day operation of Presbyterian Manor of the Plains is led by dedicated professionals on our leadership team who bring a wealth of experience and specialized expertise to their positions. As employees of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America, our promise to you is to live our mission by:

  • Respecting that seniors, as citizens and individuals, retain their rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
  • Extending our role in assisting residents with specific needs and desires.
  • Delivering compassionate service and attention to all levels of senior living.
  • Serving as a knowledgeable and trusted resource for all seniors.
  • Advocating for seniors and their lifestyles, health and wellness.
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Michael Rajewski, Executive Director

Michael has served as executive director of Sterling Presbyterian Manor since joining our team in February 2007. He spent the previous six years managing the Hutchinson branch of Home Healthcare Connection. Over his 30+ year career in health care, Michael has served as executive director of the Homestead Assisted Living Center of Hutchinson, director of operations for inpatient and outpatient centers at Wichita Dialysis, executive director of Horizon Specialty Hospital and Cherry Creek Village, administrator of Sandstone Heights, and director of therapeutic recreation at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita. He has also served on the faculty of Phoenix University’s Wichita campus. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Fort Hays State University and a master’s degree in management from Friends University. He is a certified home adult care administrator and is also a certified cardiopulmonary resuscitation instructor by American Heart Association. In addition to his current membership in Sterling Rotary Club, Michael is past grand knight in Knights of Columbus and past board chair of Prairie Independent Living Resource Center. He is a CPR instructor, member of Holy Cross Church Hutchinson and a volunteer bus driver for Trinity Catholic High School in Hutchinson. He also volunteers to deliver Meals on Wheels. The American College of Health Care Administrators named Michael a 2012 recipient of the ACHCA Facility Leadership Award.

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Kurt Lampe, Marketing Director

Before joining Manor of the Plains in February 2011, Kurt owned and managed Signature Signs Inc., developing signage for the businesses and organizations. He previously served as general manager and senior account executive for Rocking M Radio/NRG Media. Kurt has been an account executive with Cellular One, and managed the meat department for Spearville Mercantile. A graduate of Spearville High School, Kurt is a board member and president-elect of United Way of Dodge City. He chaired the city’s 2008-09 United Way campaign and has served as United Way president for more than three years. He is a co-founding board member of the Ford County Humane Society and away from work enjoys raising and showing American Kennel Club dogs. He has served as a United Kennel Club agility judge from more than a decade. He was a pet therapy instructor and spent several years providing pet therapy to area hospitals and retirement communities including Manor of the Plains.

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Beki Jo Vieux, Administrative Assistant

Beki joined us as administrative assistant in September 2005. Before that she was business office coordinator for the Outpatient Therapy Department at Western Plain Medical Complex. Her past work experience includes receptionist at Dodge City Medical Center; administrative assistant at a public accounting firm; and teller and clerical duties at a local credit union.

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Joy Wiggins, Social Service Designee

Joy started at Manor of the Plains as activity director in January 2005. She had spent the previous 14 years in a similar position at Morton County Health Systems. Prior to that time, Joy was owner of a retail family shoe business. She earned her activity director/social service designee at Pratt Community College. Joy is accredited by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals.

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Kiristi Wordelman, MDS Coordinator

Kristi joined Manor of the Plains in February 2018 as MDS coordinator. Before entering the health care field, Kristi worked as a band and vocal teacher and school librarian in Kansas and Oklahoma. Since 2005, she has worked in the health care field in various clinical roles. She has a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in education from Northwestern Oklahoma State University and an associate’s degree in nursing from Pratt Community College. She is a member of Borderline Theater, where she is a singer and actress.

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Lisa Montoya, Activity Assistant

Lisa joined our team as activity director in October 2004. She worked the previous 10 years on the production line at Evans Products and helped train new employees in New York after the company was acquired by D’Addario & Co. Lisa attended Dodge City Community College and is activity director provisionally certified by the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals. She is also credentialed as a certified nursing assistant, certified medication aide, social service designee, activity director and home health aide. She is a member of the Senior Olympic Committee. Away from work Lisa enjoys sewing, crocheting and gardening.

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Jacque Soltero, Activity Director

Jacque joined Presbyterian Manor of the Plains in December 2000. In addition to her work as activity director, she has served in dining services and as a certified nursing assistant and certified medication aid. Prior to joining the Manor, Jacque was assistant manager at Golden Corral where she had worked since age 14. She is a certified activity director and has been named activity director of the year by the Kansas Activity Directors Association. She has also been active in Senior Olympics.

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Lisa Flick, Dining Services Director

Lisa was named interim Dining Services Director in December 2014. She has worked for Manor of the Plains since October 2010, staring out as a dining services aide. Before joining Manor of the Plains, she worked for 15 years as a cook for USD 240 in Tescott, Kansas, as a cook. She is a certified dietary manager, ServSafe certified, and has Gracious Dining training. When she’s not working, Lisa likes to spend time with her grandchildren.

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Scott Stevens, Environmental Services Director

Scott joined Manor of the Plains in January 2014. Before joining the team, he worked for TCI of Kansas as a lead technician for 10 years and as the director of maintenance at Youthville for 20 years. He has an associate of arts degree from Dodge City Community College and a bachelor of science in psychology from St. Mary’s of the Plains College. He is a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe and a third degree knight in the Knights of Columbus.

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Libby R. Ohmes, Accounting Assistant

Libby became the accounting assistant at Manor of the Plains in February 2018, but she’s not a new face. She first joined the campus as a CNA in September 2005. She has been a home health aide, office assistant, biller, receptionist, patient services representative, central supply coordinator, and transportation aide. She is a CNA, CMA, and home health aide.

Tammy Thompson, Health Services Director

Tammy was named health services director/director of nursing in January. She is no stranger to Manor of the Plains. She first worked at the community as a CNA, then a CMA while she was going through nursing school. She left for about nine years, but returned in 2016 as a part-time nurse. She has a nursing background in long-term care, home health and surgical services. A native of Bucklin, she had her husband, James, have two daughters.

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