Dr. Joan L. De Rooy - CEO of The ElderCare Network
Dr. Joan L. De Rooy proved her dedication to the well-being of thousands of Houstonians serving 22 years at Houston Baptist University, including 17 years as Vice President for University Advancement. In that job, she developed many relationships with senior citizens to help them realize their highest goals late in life.
Dr. De Rooy now compassionately brings her problem solving, project management and strategic planning skills to the aid of seniors in need and the family members who love them. Her career includes the following:
Houston Baptist University
Vice President for University Advancement – 17 years
Director of Professional Development and Instructional Television – 5 years
Tropical Texas Mental Health Mental Rehabilitation
Director of Continuing Education and Publications – 7 years
McAllen Independent School District
Educator of Emotionally Disturbed and Language Limited Children – 3 years
Earlier experiences included Advertising and Marketing and Instruction Management and Design.
Dr. De Rooy’s education includes the following:
University of Texas –Pan American
Master’s in Counseling and Guidance
University of Houston
Doctorate in Educational Psychology