Meet Our Staff

Roberta Ragge

Executive Director
MS, ALA

Roberta brings over 25 years experience caring for senior citizens to her position. She has been with Tamarisk in her capacity as Executive Director since 2005. She has also managed INSIGHT’s Geriatric Adjustment Center, the Cranston Adult Day Center, the “To Life Center” and the Louis Feinstein Alzheimer’s Center.

Amy Perry, RN

Director of Nursing Operations

Amy comes to Tamarisk with a strong background in geriatric care.
Susan Adler

Marketing Director

Susan has been with Jewish Collaborative Services since 2000. She comes with a tremendous amount of experience and compassion for our senior population.

Nancy Hagenston

Renaissance Program Director

Nancy brings over fifteen years of experience working with seniors. It is Nancy passion to work with the families and staff to maintain the quality of care to our residents in Renaissance.
Jo-Ann Marzilli

Director of Resident Programming

Jo-Ann has spent her career in a variety of creative positions including floral and interior design. She has been with Tamarisk since 2006. She is known as a high energy multi-tasker who works very hard to make life enjoyable, happy, and fun for our residents with educational and entertaining programs.
David Poole

Plant Operations and Security Director

Dave sees his role “as serving our residents by creating a safe, clean and comfortable environment in which they can live.
Wayne Gauthier

Executive Chef

Wayne comes from a profound kosher background, having worked for Izzy’s Kosher Catering for 10 years. His kosher cooking experience has made him a great fit for Tamarisk.