Boise Veterans Home Administrator's Welcome

James_PhotoWelcome to the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise web site. We hope you find the information on this site informative, useful and fun. Our goal is to provide the very best care possible to this nation’s aging and disabled Veterans.

James Roberts, Administrator of the Boise Veterans Home, has an open door policy and is happy to meet with you. Please schedule an appointment with James’ Administrative Assistant should you have any concerns or suggestions for improvements at the Idaho State Veterans Home, Boise.

James has been an administrator of long term care skilled nursing facilities since 1992. He began working in Skilled Nursing Long Term Care as an orderly (CNA) in 1970 as a way to pay for a portion of his college tuition. Following graduate studies in Cross Cultural Ministry at Western Evangelical Seminary in Portland, Oregon, James spent 12 years working with the Friends church in Bolivia, South America. After completing an Administrator in Training program in 1991 James worked as Administrator of Holly Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Nampa, Idaho from 1992 to 2002 and as Administrator of Owyhee Health and Rehabilitation Center in Homedale, Idaho from 2002 to 2005. James has been at the Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise since January 1, 2006

In addition to his role as Administrator of Idaho State Veterans Home in Boise, James has served on the National Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators since July of 2000. His responsibilities with the board include serving on the National Exam Item Writing Committee for the administrators NAB national examination.

James and his wife Gail have been married 36 years and they have two daughters who are married.

Idaho Division
of Veterans Services
Veterans Home
Veterans Home
Veterans Home
Office of
Veterans Advocacy
Idaho State
Veterans Cemetery
351 Collins Road
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-780-1300

Division Administrator
David E. Brasuell
320 Collins Road
Boise, Idaho, 83702
Phone: 208-780-1600


Home Administrator
James Roberts
821 21st Avenue
Lewiston, Idaho, 83501
Phone: 208-750-3600


Home Administrator
Kenneth Shull
1957 Alvin Ricken Drive
Pocatello, Idaho, 83201
Phone: 208-235-7800


Home Administrator

Josiah Dahlstrom
444 Fort Street
Boise, ID 83702
Phone: 208-780-1380

OVA Director
Bill Heyob
10100 Horseshoe Bend Rd
Boise, ID 83714-9521
Phone: 208-780-1340

Cemetery Director
James Earp