Leadership Team


Janet Farnsworth
Executive Director


Amy Whittaker
Clinical Director

Bryant Coombs
Finance Director


Charlie Falatea 
Director of Business Development


Maren Honey-Jones
Human Resource Manager

Paul Keene 
Director of Academics


John Stohlton
Director of Development


 

Admission Team


Charlie Falatea
Director of Business Development


Lynn Smith
Admissions Specialist


Wendy Ballard
Admission Specialist


Alexis "Lexi" Giles
Outreach Specialist

 


 

Clinical Team


Amy Whittaker
Clinical Director


Andrea Jones
Day Treatment Therapist


Jackie Rodat
Girls' Campus Therapist


Jeff Murdock

Boys' Campus Therapist

 


John Ogden
Outpatient Therapist


Marcus Menti
Boys' Campus Therapist

Melinda Talbot

Melinda Talbott
Boy's Campus Therapist


Misty Covington
Girls' Campus Therapist

 

Rachel Noble
Director of Outpatient Services


Shawna Henry
Girls' Campus Therapist 


Susan Scott
Medication Manager


Brooke Jensen
Recreational Therapist 

 


 

Academic Team


Paul Keene
Director of Academics


Destan Beene
Teacher of Mathematics

Gary Winegar
Teacher of Science


Jamie Keefer
Athletic Director & Coach

 


Jamie Keefer
Athletic Director & Coach


Kam Howard
Teacher of History


Keenan Johnson
Executive Assistant


Linda Schipman
Teacher and Special Education Coordinator

 


Lisa Moeller
Teacher of Language Arts


Mark Rippel
Head Chef


Sandra Crook
School Registrar


Tom Hewitson
Marketing, Te acher of Music and Art

 


Trevor Thornton
Teacher, Coach & Aventa Coordinator

 


 

Support Team


Diane Spencer
Development Officer

Kristi Measels
Medication and Records Specialist


Luis Alvaredo
Property & Facility Maintenance


Natalie Keefer
Student Service Coordinator

 


 

Board of Directors

Scott Dimick | President
Steve Lemperle | Secretary
Bob Stubbs | Treasurer
Vaughn Burbidge | Past President
Pat Davis
Allen Proctor
John White

West Ridge Academy Advisory Board

Stan and Mary Ellen Smoot
Mary Ellen and Stan’s lives have been filled with service locally, nationally, and internationally. Mary Ellen served on the board of the Utah chapter of the United way, was an organizer of the Utah Historical Society, and wrote a history of Centerville. The Centerville Rotarians Service Club honored her as an outstanding citizen of Centerville.

Linda & Richard Eyre
As authors, lecturers, and grassroots and media catalysts, Linda and Richard Eyre’s mission statement is: Fortify Families by Popularizing Parenting, Validating Values, and Bolstering Balance. The Eyres lecture and present keynotes and seminars throughout the world on parenting, life balance, and values-based time management. With two successful around-the-world speaking tours, they continue to volunteer addressing church and community groups.