Administrator Elvie Ancheta joined the Lancaster Veterans Home in 2014, with a significant background in nursing. She served as nurse instructor and quality assurance coordinator before being appointed administrator in 2017.
Prior to joining the home, she served as director of nursing at the University of Antelope Valley from 2004 to 2014, as well as adjunct online instructor from 2014 to 2015. She was director of nursing at the Antelope Valley Hospital Medical-Surgical Department from 2011 to 2013, and held several other positions between 1995 and 2011, including clinical nurse educator co-leader, house supervisor, staff developer and assistant director.
Ms. Ancheta holds a Doctor of Education degree in higher education and adult learning from Walden University and a Master of Education degree in curriculum development from California State University, Bakersfield. She was appointed administrator of the Lancaster Veterans Home by Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. in March 2017.