Steven Smith

Rev. ​Silvia Tiznado, BCC. 

“Where the care of our residents takes priority...”

Silvia She is middle child of five children. Silvia has been a chaplain for 12 years with a background in Clinical Pastoral Education. She worked as the chaplain for Palliative Medicine at Mayo Clinic Hospital - Arizona. Ms. Tiznado also worked at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center as a staff chaplain for ten years.She was born in Ciudad Obregón Sonora, México. She moved to the United Stated at the age of eighteen. She served in the U.S. Army for five years. She is an Ordain minister in the Disciples of Christ Church. She is fluent in English and Spanish. She enjoys cooking and spending time with family and friends. She would describe herself as loyal, optimistic, and compassionate. Other would have described her as caring, loyal, enthusiastic, and spiritual. She is inspired by her faith and her parents who showed her what unconditional love and this is what she want her residence to experience, unconditional love. She loves cooking and dancing. 

Steven is the youngest child of three brothers. Born in Michigan.  He was raised on a small farm. He moved from his home town to San Diego for better opportunities where he enlisted in the US Army. He served in Desert Storm and then worked in various fields before finding a stable job that he enjoys. He started his own business and is still building it today. In his free time, he loves to spend time with family and friends. He would describe himself as, a good listener, loyal, dedicated, responsible, caring, and compassionate. Others would have described him as a hard-working, approachable, entrepreneur. Steven is also a certified care giver. Steven has been inspired by his mothers who has been a caregiver during his entire life. His mother is the oldest of 13 children and quit school early on to help her mother care for her brothers and sisters before going back to school. She has been a caregiver almost since childhood.