ROCKVILLE, MD – The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community (TVAR) in Rockville, Md., announced Dr. Jason Gottschalk as its Executive Director effective February 13, 2015.
“I am thrilled to be part of this vibrant community of dedicated and caring people,” Gottschalk said. “I look forward to learning and serving together in this next chapter as Executive Director.”
Gottschalk has been with the organization since 2010 and brings a tremendous amount of creativity and enthusiasm to everything he does. From overseeing the choir and creating TVAR’s vibrant and thriving Life Enrichment program, to sharing his musical talents and directing community services, he always strives to put residents first.
He is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator with several degrees in music performance and history. Gottschalk has a doctorate in Music from the University of North Carolina Greensboro, along with masters’ in Musicology and Sacred Music from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and St. Olaf College and Luther Seminary, respectively.
“We are thrilled that such a faithful staff member has grown with us to now lead The Village at Rockville into its next chapter,” National Lutheran Communities & Services’ President & CEO Larry Bradshaw said. “Jason has displayed innovation and creativity in his tenure with us, and I know he will draw upon those skills, and many more, to positively impact residents and the future of The Village at Rockville.”
About The Village at Rockville (TVAR)
The Village at Rockville—A National Lutheran Community in Rockville, Md., is a CCRC (continuing care retirement community) that offers independent living, short-term rehabilitation, respite, extended nursing care, hospice, assisted living and memory support. For more information, visit www.thevillageatrockville.org
About National Lutheran Communities & Services (NLCS)
Based in Rockville, Md., NLCS is a faith-based, not-for-profit ministry of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s (ELCA) Delaware-Maryland, Metropolitan Washington, D.C. and Virginia Synods, serving people of all beliefs. Celebrating 125 years, NLCS provides seniors with a variety of lifestyle, residential and health care options through retirement communities and services in Maryland and Virginia.
Other communities and services sponsored by National Lutheran include The Village at Rockville in Rockville, Md., The Legacy at North Augusta in Staunton, Va., The Village at Orchard Ridge and myPotential at Home in Winchester, Va., and The Village at Crystal Spring in Annapolis, Md., subject to Maryland Department of Aging approval. For more information, visit www.nationallutheran.org