Spiritual Care Service

Melonie Sandoval, FNP


Nancy was born in the neighboring town of Lockney, and was raised her entire life in Plainview, Texas. She is a graduate of Plainview High School and received her nursing degree from Amarillo College in 1996. Nancy is a certified Hospice and Palliative nurse and is an approved educator for the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. She is passionate about the hospice philosophy and is dedicated in educating the community about hospice care, and assuring the patients of Area Community Hospice receives the best care Hospice has to offer. 

Anabel Perez, CNA

Sergio Lara, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Kevin Stennett, MD

Associate Medical Director

Mike Thompson

Alternate Administrator

Admissions Coordinator


Maria Garcia LVN

Danielle Ramirez, R.N.

Social Services

Marcy Medina, R.N.

Nancy Ruiz LVN

Laura Castillo

Administrative Assistant

Vonda Boerger 

February 23, 1950 - August 12, 2009

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* CHPN - Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse

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Medical Directors

Nancy Gaitan-Kernell R.N., CHPN


In loving memory of one of our own nurses

Michelle Gaitan

Office Assistant

Krisy Vela, CNA

Anita Lacy , CNA

Certified Nurse Assistants

Jill Moudy, R.N.

Mike is one of the original staff members. He has over 20 years of hospice experience and is dedicated to providing compassionate care to patients and their families.  His experience and leadership are invaluable to Area Community Hospice.

Nati Gonzales

​Office Assistant

Sandra Gipson , CNA

Kim Billingsley, FNP

Julia Cano , CNA

The staff of the Area Community Hospice had the honor and privilege to care for Vonda during her last days. After many years as a hospice nurse, it was Vonda's turn to be cared for. She was an incredible hospice nurse and will be missed greatly by our staff and community.

April Ceniseros

Office / Bereavement Assistant

Nancy Kernell, R.N., CHPN*

Erin Lass, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker


Nurse Practitioners

"Committed to Providing Comfort, Dignity, and Emotional Care One Patient at a Time." 

Casey Davis, R.N.

Oscar Chavez,