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Community Leadership

Each member of our team has been carefully selected. We first seek out individuals that embrace our core values: professionalism, integrity, commitment and compassion. Additionally, empathy, great communication and willingness to go the extra mile are key attributes for anyone tasked with serving the residents of one of our communities. 

Kelly Higdon

Executive Director

Kelly Higdon is The Evergreen Inn’s newest Executive Director, starting in 2021. But she is not new to the community. She began as a caregiver in 1996, and became the community’s Director of Nursing in 2014. 

Kelly was born in Vancouver and grew up in Camas. A graduate of Camas High School, she attended Clark College, earning a degree Psychology and Early Childhood Education. In 2002, she returned to Clark College and took classes in leadership, sociology and psychology and earned a Phlebotomy certification. In 2014, she became a Registered Nurse. She has earned a RCFE administrator certification and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. In 2016, Kelly was nominated for the Washington State Nurses Association’s Nurse of the Year Award.

Kelly has great passion for caring for others, particularly adults with physical and mental disabilities. 

Kelly has four children. She enjoys spending time with her family, playing basketball and going on family adventures.

"I am very blessed to be part of the Agemark family. A chose to join this company because of their compassion for those we serve. Our mission is to treat everyone, including coworkers and residents, as family. This is something that I witness each day - from the founders of our company and management to staff at our community."

Career Opportunities

Interested in a career in assisted living? We’re often looking to add talented members of our team. At The Evergreen Inn, we choose employees who emulate the values that we hold as a company: Compassion, Commitment, Professionalism and Integrity. If this describes you, apply for an opportunity today.