This is a  staff list for Hope Youth Ranch in Webster Parish/Minden, LA

(we are working to acquire the complete records for ALL years)

 

We advise current and/or former staff to report any abuses you may have witnessed while working at Hope Youth Ranch.  For information on your rights and how to take action, visit www.heal-online.org/blowthewhistle.htm.  If you were fired or forced to resign because you opposed any illegal and/or unethical practices at Hope Youth Ranch, you have the right to take action. 

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Hope Youth Ranch, please contact info@heal-online.org if you remember the long-term employees and from which years.  This will help!   Also, if you recognize any of these staff as having worked at another program, please send in any information about their past or present employment at other facilities and/or cults.

 

Please don’t place your loved one in Hope Youth Ranch and rescue them if they are there now. 

 

Spirituality

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Jane Pittman Co-Chair Fundraising/Public Awareness
Glen Pittman Board Member  
Terry Gardner Co-Chair Fundraising/Public Awareness
Debbie Gardner Board Member  
Sallie Bethea Advisor Fundraising/Public Awareness
Margaret Moreland Advisor Fundraising/Public Awareness
Craig Brooks Chairperson Executive & Accounting/Budgeting
Jeannine Brooks Board Member  
Walter Ledig NO TITLE Executive & Accounting/Budgeting
Libby Ledig Board Member  
Roy Martinez NO TITLE Executive & Accounting/Budgeting
V. Lynn Martinez President/CEO Executive & Accounting/Budgeting
Bobby Igo Chairperson Facility Maintenance/Staff Training & Development
Annette Igo Board Member  
Chris Haynes Administrator Facility Maintenance/Staff Training & Development
David Crowell Director of Resident Care Facility Maintenance/Staff Training & Development
Brian Crow Program Manager Facility Maintenance/Staff Training & Development
Bettye Bollman Chairperson Spirituality
Greg Bollman Board Member  
Robert Whitaker Advisor Spirituality
James Pruitt Advisor Spirituality
Chris Broussard Advisor  
Laura Hudson Advisor There is no additional information on the staff of Hope Youth Ranch in LA.*
NO OTHER NAMES NO OTHER TITLES Please contact us to report additional staff/staff information.*  ""Our entire staff is heart broken and full of grief."  Those are the words from the ministry administrator at the Hope Youth Ranch in Webster Parish.  Eight former and current ranch employees were indicted Monday (May, 2006) on charges surrounding the death a thirteen year old boy in their care.  The death is reminding people of recent national tragedy's involving young children sent to youth camps."  (From www.ksla.com )
*(Hope Youth Ranch, like many other programs in this industry, keeps a "tight lid" on any specific information regarding their staff, qualifications, and practices.  Please contact us with the names of any staff of which you have firsthand knowledge or experience.  Thank you for your help.)
Judge convicts three in Hope Youth Ranch teen's death--October 15th, 2008--MINDEN – Three former employees of Hope Youth Ranch were convicted this afternoon of negligent homicide and cruelty to a juvenile in connection with the September 2005 death of a Haughton teen who was in their care.  For complete story, click here(Source: shreveporttimes.com)
Hope Youth Ranch has two contracts with the State of Louisiana for boys that are in state custody. Due to a shortage of beds, private referrals are not being accepted at this time.  (hopeyouthranch.com, October 10th, 2010)
Judge convicts three in Hope Youth Ranch teen's death--October 15th, 2008--MINDEN – Three former employees of Hope Youth Ranch were convicted this afternoon of negligent homicide and cruelty to a juvenile in connection with the September 2005 death of a Haughton teen who was in their care.  For complete story, click here.

 

 Last Updated: March 9th, 2014

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