March 20, 2017: Steven Cope was appointed as the Skilled Nursing Administrator at the Veterans Home of California, Redding, on Thursday, March 16, 2017, by Gov. Jerry Brown. Cope, 37, Santa Clarita Republican, was most recently the Executive Director at Brookdale since 2016. He was previously an administrator at Cambridge Health in 2016; a nursing home administrator at Sierra Vista Healthcare Center-Aspen Skilled Health from 2014 to 2016; and a training executive director and acting nursing home administrator at the Golden Living Center, Hillcrest, in 2013 and 2014. Cope will be paid $105,012 per year in his new post.