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Governor announces administrator for Yountville Veterans Home

SACRAMENTO – Gov. Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced that Donald Veverka of Port Orchard, Wash, has been appointed administrator of the Veterans Home of California, Yountville.

Veverka has been superintendent and administrator at the Washington Veterans Home since 2011.

He was executive director at Oak Lane Retirement from 2008 to 2011, senior consultant and operations manager at Paradigm Senior Living from 2003 to 2006 and executive director at the Necanicum Village Retirement Community from 2002 to 2003.

Veverka was administrator at the Peoples Retirement Community from 2000 to 2001, vice president of business development at Donald P. Maynes and Associates from 1998 to 2000 and a marketing representative for John Hancock from 1996 to 1998.

He was administrator and consultant in private practice from 1992 to 1996 and owner and administrator at Care Centers West Inc. from 1982 to 1992.

Veverka was administrator at the Torrey Pines Convalescent Hospital from 1978 to 1981 and at the TLC Convalescent Hospital from 1977 to 1978. He served as a medical corpsman in the U.S. Army from 1968 to 1970.

“Don has decades of experience in long-term care and we are excited to have him join the Yountville team,” said Undersecretary Diane Vanderpot. “I am confident that Don will prove himself to be invaluable to the Yountville members and will continue the home’s 130 year legacy of quality care.”

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet) will host an event on April 1 in celebration of the founding of the Veterans Home of California - Yountville 130 years ago.

The event will feature entertainment from home residents and activities featuring the history of the veterans home since its founding in 1884.

The Veterans Home is located in Napa Valley at 260 California Dr., Yountville.

For further information regarding the event or general information on the home please contact 707-944-4601.

For information on other Veterans Homes of California located throughout the state, visit

To receive information regarding other activities at Yountville please “like” the new Facebook page at Veterans Home of California – Yountville, .


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