Meet Our Team at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Our Team

Staff longevity is a hallmark of Randall Residence communities, including White Oaks. Our team of hard-working, compassionate caregivers and support staff take pride in the loving care provided to our residents. As the senior living industry evolves and grows, the Randall Residence team continues to set the standard for quality care in Van Buren. Listening to and acting on the needs and concerns of residents, families and staff is our mission.

Kathy Sparrow-Dinzik, Executive Director at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2020

Kathleen Sparrow-Dinzik

Executive Director

Kathleen feels grateful for the opportunity to make a positive impact every day on her residents, staff and families at White Oaks. She strives to build trusting bonds so families can rest easy knowing that their loved ones are safe and at home in our community. Kathleen’s husband and sons are also regular volunteers in every community she has managed. In her spare time, Kathleen loves to camp, travel, watch her sons and grandchildren play sports, and volunteer at community programs.

Kathy Moerman, Assistant Director at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2014

Kathy Moerman

Assistant Director

Kathy is often the first smiling face you see at White Oaks. Besides assisting Residents as their concierge, she manages accounts receivable, staff scheduling, dinner reservations and numerous other resident special requests.

Kathy Chisholm, RN at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2002

Kathy Chisholm


Since 2002, Kathy Chisholm, RN, has been a Wellness Nurse at White Oaks. Her expertise in geriatrics makes her a valuable asset to Residents, their families and the professional care team. When not interacting with residents, you will find her on the phone consulting with physicians, home health providers, hospice and many others.

Kelsey Cherioli, MT-BC, Activities Director at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2019

Kelsey Cherioli, MT-BC

Activities Director

Kelsey is a native of Georgia and came to White Oaks from Haven Behavioral Hospital of Albuquerque, NM. As a Board Certified Music Therapist and Activities Director, Kelsey enjoys providing residents with unique and enriching opportunities to express themselves through music and many other avenues. When she is not with our residents, Kelsey enjoys spending time with her husband and two dogs, Luna and Nacho.

Marissa Kells, Activities Director at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2018

Marissa Kells, MM, MT-BC, NMT

Activites Director

Marissa has her Masters of Music Therapy from Western Michigan University and her BA in voice from Cincinnati Christian University. The residents enjoy her love of singing and playing a variety of instruments (guitar, ukulele, and piano). She feels blessed everyday by her job and enjoys providing the residents of White Oaks opportunities and experiences that help enrich their lives and inspire joy. In her spare time Marissa enjoys knitting, trying new recipes, going on nature walks with her dog, Buddy, and playing music with her husband. She also loves spending time with her son.

Debbie Talmage, Resident Care Assistant at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2011

Debbie Talmage

Resident Care Assistant

Since 2011, Debbie Talmage has been bringing smiles to the Resident’s faces. As a Resident Care Assistant, Debbie gets to interact with seniors daily, learn their life stories and find ways to give them something to talk about.

Toni Kellerman, RN at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Serving Since 2020

Toni Kellerman


Toni has more than 40 years of nursing experience! When not at work she enjoys biking, kayaking and just spending time outdoors. She is also blessed with two “wonderful sons.”

Torrie Sprague, Administrative Assistant at White Oaks in Lawton, Michigan

Torrie Sprague

Administrative Assistant

Torrie has worked as an administrative assistant for several years. She spent 12 years being a stay at home mom to 3 children. Torrie enjoys camping with her family and volunteering at the SPCA. She really loves working at white oaks, since she feels she has a special way with the older generations.

Serving Since 2021

Joanne Wiley

Business Office Coordinator

Joanne loves working at White Oaks because of the residents. She says that they are always eager to visit and love to tell their stories. In her free time, Joanne likes to spend her time outside at the lake, watching the wildlife.

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