Charnele Fonua

Charnele Fonua is the Campus Supervisor at West Ridge Academy. She is the hub of the Residential Team and not only schedules and coordinates with her colleagues, but understands and attends to the physical, social and emotional needs of the residents. With several years of experience in the field of residential treatment for troubled teens, Charnele has become a specialized professional in effectively analyzing sensitive situations, identifying problems and developing positive solutions.

Charnele says that she enjoys working from the heart. She has an unwavering passion for the kids at West Ridge Academy and consistently leads the way by creating a fun and loving culture to work.

Charnele enjoys her family and spending time with her nieces and nephews. She loves primitive or backcountry camping throughout Utah and the surrounding states. Bear Lake, found on the border of northern Utah and Idaho, is one of her favorite places on earth.

Charnele enjoys playing pickle ball, listening to reggae music, and hanging out with her trusty Chihuahua.