Aase Haugen Senior Services is a Continuing Care Retirement Community comprised of three affiliate organizations; Aase Haugen Homes, Aase Haugen Foundation and Aase Haugen Properties. Each is governed by a Board of Directors with membership elected from our 23 corporate member congregations; Aase Haugen Homes governs the operations of the nursing facility and assisted living; Aase Haugen Foundation is charged with raising and managing funds for the continuation of services; Aase Haugen Properties governs Vennehjem, Decorah’s Active 55+ Community and all services they provide.

Together, our leaders assure the success and growth of the entire Aase Haugen continuum of care.

Board of Directors

Aase Haugen Senior Services is guided by a volunteer Board of Directors Elected from our 23 Corporate Member Congregations.  We appreciate their leadership, vision and guidance.

Board Members

  • Steve Langland, President
  • Kari Rude, Vice President
  • James Ulring, Treasurer
  • Wanda Askelson, Secretary
  • Rebecca Hanna
  • Ron Taylor
  • John Dambek
  • Jim Sims
  • Ellen Cutting
  • Roger Buhr

Our Corporate Member Congregations

Big Canoe Lutheran
Burr Oak Lutheran
Calmar Lutheran
Canoe Ridge Lutheran
Congregational United Church of Christ
Decorah Lutheran
First Lutheran
First United Methodist
Glenwood Lutheran
Good Shepherd Lutheran
Hauge Lutheran
Hesper Lutheran
Highland Lutheran
Living Hope Baptist
Madison Lutheran
Orleans Lutheran
Ossian Lutheran
Peace Lutheran
St. Benedict’s Catholic
St. John’s Lutheran
Springfield Lutheran
Stavanger Lutheran
Washington Prairie Lutheran

Our dedicated leaders are committed to creating a warm, secure, resident-centered experience for all the residents and tenants living at Aase Haugen.

Orson Bauder, Administrator  Orson.Bauder@aasehaugen.com

Rose Beardmore, Office Manager Rose.Beardmore@aasehaugen.com

Tiffany Ackerman, Personnel Director tiffany.ackerman@aasehaugen.com

Patty Casterton, Business Development Manager  patty.casterton@aasehaugen.com

Tammy Lauritzen, Director of Nursing tammy.lauritzen@aasehaugen.com

Andrea Hexom, Activities and Volunteer Supervisor andrea.hexom@aasehaugen.com