Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento
Reverend Lisa Nordlander is a certified ACPE Supervisor and the Director of Spiritual Care Services. She received her Masters of Divinity degree from Candler School of Theology at Emory University. She is an ordained United Methodist pastor, with six years of parish experience in New Jersey and California.
Lisa has twenty five years of hospital experience and CPE training. She completed CPE training at Grady Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia; The Texas Heart Institute/St. Luke's Episcopal/Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas; The University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center; The Veterans Administration Hospital in Martinez, California; and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.
Following her certification as a Full ACPE Supervisor in 1991, she was employed at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center; Woodland Healthcare; and Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento.
Lisa grew up outside of Boston, and moved throughout the country completing her education and clinical training. She is married, and her husband has a dental practice in Sacramento. They have two children. Away from work, Lisa enjoys working outside in her garden.
Rev. Thomas Carter is a certified ACPE Associate Supervisor and the Pastoral Education Coordinator for the Spiritual Care Services Department of Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento. He received his Master of Divinity from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary with a focus on pastoral ministry. He is an ordained minister in the National Baptist Convention, with 7 years of experience serving on staff in the Baptist Church. He has also served as a chaplain at the Union Gospel mission providing emergency assistance and addiction counseling to men.
Tom completed his CPE residency and Associate Supervisor certification at Parkland Health and Hospital System in Dallas, Texas. Thomas served as the Senior House Calls chaplain for 5 years and also worked as the Director of the Oak Park Community Outreach. Prior to accepting his call to ministry, Thomas was employed as an Electrical Engineer.
Gerald L. Jones is a certified ACPE Supervisor and the Director of Chaplain Services at Sutter Roseville Medical Center since June 2002. Gerald is also a Board Certified Chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains, which he attained in 2001. He received his Master’s of Arts degree from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, focusing on the theological history of American religions. He is an active member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has served in various capacities in his church.
Gerald grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. While in seminary at the GTU, he completed his CPE residency at Mt. Diablo Medical Center (now John Muir Medical Center, Concord Campus) and later worked for Sutter VNA and Hospice as a hospice chaplain in Concord, CA. After three years of work with the hospice, Gerald came to Sutter Roseville. He began ACPE Supervisory Training with Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, in 2003 and became a fully certified ACPE Supervisor in October 2009. His favorite hobby is spending time with his wife and four sons.