This is a  staff list for Pressley Ridge Ohiopyle Therapeutic Wilderness

(with locations in: DE, KY, MD, OH, PA, TX, VA, Wash. DC, and Hungary and Portugal)

(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 the Pressley Ridge.  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 Pressley Ridge, you have the right to take action. 

 

If you were harmed (family or survivor) by Pressley Ridge, 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.

 

HEAL is currently investigating Pressley Ridge.

 

Name

Unit/Position

Additional Information
Susanne L. Cole President/CEO  
Scott W. Erickson VP/CFO  
Beth Blair VP of Finance & Acct.  
Melvin P. Melnick Medical Director  
Denise L. Sedlacek VP of Educ. Svcs.  
Scott Spangler VP of Strategic Expans.  
Carol Grant State Director (Former) Grant was formerly an administrator at confirmedly abusive Straight, Inc. (1984-1991).  Grant worked for Pressley Ridge from 1991-1992. Grant also formerly worked for Charter Behavioral Health System from 1992-1994.  And, Grant currently works for the Guthrie Health System (2010-present).
No Staff Info No Staff Info Home Places -- PA Location
No Staff Info No Staff Info Campus Living/School for the Deaf -- PA Location
No Staff Info No Staff Info Odyssey--Morgantown, WV Location
No Staff Info No Staff Info Richwood--Morgantown, WV Location
No Staff Info No Staff Info Laurel Park--Clarksburg, WV Location
Tim Bauman Director White Oak--Walker, WV Location  (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Jeremy Waugaman Residential Coordinator (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Doug Pfeifer Clinical Coordinator (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Brian Elms Program Supervisor (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Angie Zinn Program Supervisor (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Kurt Echard Program Supervisor (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Adam Holcomb MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Tim Hahn MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Randi Harrah MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Tricia Hildebrecht MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Rob Weiler MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Cody Jackson MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
Brad Seevers MTC (Staff information provided by current/former staff via e-mail.)
No Staff Info No Staff Info Grant Gardens--Ona, WV Location
*(Pressley Ridge, 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.)
The Ohiopyle, PA location closed in 2008.  Source: http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/fayette/s_565592.html?source=rss&feed=11
Abuse and Death at Pressley Ridge School--External Link: http://www.teenadvocatesusa.org/InnocenceBetrayed_IN_HARMS_WAY.html
Woman Reports Sexual Assault at Pressley Ridge--External Link: http://abcnews.go.com/US/pennsylvania-woman-sues-ceo-alleged-sex-assault-hypnosis/story?id=11268471
Pressley Ridge closing local foster care program http://www.newsandsentinel.com/news/local-news/2016/10/pressley-ridge-closing-local-foster-care-program/ 

 

 Last Updated: October 22nd, 2016

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