Marilyn started her position as Director of The Meadows in September 2016. She received her Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin Madison with focus on Aging and Mental Health. Marilyn is licensed with the state of Wisconsin as a Clinical Social Worker. She has worked in various areas of the health care system since 1988, including work in inpatient and outpatient mental health and Director of Social Services at Columbia County Health Care Center. Prior to coming to The Meadows, Marilyn worked for 18 years as a Social Worker for Home Health United, an area Home Care and Hospice provider. Regardless of her position, her love of this work has been the opportunity to get to know clients and their families, working to maximize independence and ensure clients are aware of all service available to them. Marilyn has lived and worked in this community for 25 years. She is excited to be a member of The Meadows Team and looks forward to leading the organization in its continued growth and provision of exceptional care. In her spare time, Marilyn enjoys reading, travel, gardening and time with family and friends.