DAVE PAVELETZ Executive Director
My name is Dave Paveletz and feel honored to be able to assist the resident’s, families, and staff at Senior Commons of Powder Mill. I am a graduate of Wilkes University. I started my career in mental health doing crises intervention and counseling on an inpatient psychiatric unit. I proceeded my career in skilled nursing doing both social work and admissions for skilled nursing facilities. I did obtain my nursing home administrator’s license in 2005. Since 2005, I have managed skilled nursing homes until coming to Senior Commons at Powder Mill in October of 2017. I am also a proud father of a son and a daughter.
PEGGY MONTAG Resident Services Director
Peggy is a York County native. She graduated from Dallastown Area High School and attended York Collage. She received her nursing degree from Sacred Heart Nursing School in Norristown, PA. Peggy has 35 years of experience in nursing and is also an EMT. Peggy has worked in all areas of nursing ~ from the Emergency Room to Personal Care. Peggy is the mother of three children and has three grandchildren. She is thrilled to be taking care of the residents who call Senior Commons home..
SHURELLA PERRY Memory Care Director
Shurella has worked in nursing over 22 years ~ and 19 of them in a Personal Care setting. My passion is to bring balance to the lives I touch. If I walk away and you are smiling, I have done what I set out to do! Everyday is about learning and growing. I try to spread joy. Working with the elderly allows me to make a difference in someone’s life. I love everything about it. As the Memory Care Director, I have the ability to make this difference in residents and staff lives daily.
KATHLEEN SHAFFER Business Office Assistant
Kathleen is a graduate of Red Lion Senior High School. She worked in daycare facilities for five years. Kathleen began her career at Senior Commons at Powder Mill in April of 1998 as a housekeeper and was appointed to Business Office Assistant in October of 2003. Kathleen feels blessed to be a part of the residents' lives who consider Senior Commons their home. She loves being outdoors and spending time with her family.
DONNA SINGLEY Business Office Manager
Donna is a native of Ellicott City, Maryland and a graduate of Howard High School. Her past experience includes working in the general accounting department for a major retailer and also in the business office for a nursing home. She joined Senior Commons in March of 1987. Donna’s interests include gardening, baking and knitting. She is an avid Baltimore Ravens football fan.
KELLY BLESSING Marketing Director
Kelly grew up in Lancaster County and has lived in York for the past 35 years. She is a graduate of Christian School of York, and has over 30 years of experience in Marketing. Her passion is to make a positive difference in people’s lives. She has been working with Seniors for the past 8 years and enjoys assisting families, seniors in helping them to make a better life. She loves doing things with her family and spending time with her little grandbabies… anything from hiking, biking, tennis, traveling or just being together.
AMY DETTINGER Director of Dining Services
Amy has worked in the food industry since 1975 and is ServSafe® certified. She graduated from Harrisburg Area Community College with a Culinary Degree in 2006. Amy has been providing services to older adults in personal care facilities since December 1999. She is also working towards her degree in business studies in her spare time.