Jason, a CPA licensed in both Oregon and Idaho, graduated from Boise State University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1992, but actually started his career in long-term care as an intern with the Idaho State Department of Health and Welfare in 1990. After graduating, he worked as a Staff Accountant and Health Care Reimbursement Auditor for Myers and Stauffer until 1994. From 1994 until 1996, Jason worked for the accounting firm Hall Hooper & Co. in Boise, Idaho until joining Westcare Management as their CFO — a position that he holds today. In addition to his duties of overall accounting management for Westcare, Jason prepares Medicare and Medicaid cost reports for not only the Veterans Homes of several states, but does so for a variety of companies across the healthcare spectrum in the Western United States. Jason serves as the Treasurer for the National Association of State Veterans Homes, and as a key member of the reimbursement and finance committees for the Oregon Health Care Association and the American Health Care Association, respectively. Jason was a charter member of the VCCO Board of Directors.