Denise Everett, MA, MFT, LCADC  Chief Executive Director  The Chief Executive Director for Ridge House, Inc., Denise Everett is a Nevada licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical drug and alcohol counselor. She has worked in the field of behavioral and primary healthcare for almost 30 years. Past positions have included being a Senior Director at Access to Healthcare Network, the Executive Director at Quest Counseling, Inc., and owning and operating her own consulting company. She was also the project director for the Frontier Recovery network through the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at UNR and the Executive Director at Sage Wind seven and a half years. She has taught addiction classes at the community college and university level in addition to presenting a variety of one and two-day workshops on addiction and treatment issues. At Ridge House, Denise has become a brave and inspiring leader, bringing staff and clients together in a community of support and wellness.

Denise Everett, MA, MFT, LCADC

Chief Executive Director

The Chief Executive Director for Ridge House, Inc., Denise Everett is a Nevada licensed marriage and family therapist and clinical drug and alcohol counselor. She has worked in the field of behavioral and primary healthcare for almost 30 years. Past positions have included being a Senior Director at Access to Healthcare Network, the Executive Director at Quest Counseling, Inc., and owning and operating her own consulting company. She was also the project director for the Frontier Recovery network through the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) at UNR and the Executive Director at Sage Wind seven and a half years. She has taught addiction classes at the community college and university level in addition to presenting a variety of one and two-day workshops on addiction and treatment issues. At Ridge House, Denise has become a brave and inspiring leader, bringing staff and clients together in a community of support and wellness.

 
 
 
Dr. Juanita Chapman  Chief Clinical Officer  Juanita Chapman, the Chief Clinical Officer at Ridge House, was raised in a military family and served in the US Navy. She completed her Doctorate in Psychology at California Southern University and has two Masters, one of which is In Counseling and the other in Sociology. Juanita has worked in private practices, in several agencies with children, adolescents, adults, and for the National Guard as a Military and Family Life consultant. At Ridge House, Juanita forms the backbone of our clinical team. She oversees the clinical staff for both the outpatient and residential programs in addition to serving her own clients.

Dr. Juanita Chapman

Chief Clinical Officer

Juanita Chapman, the Chief Clinical Officer at Ridge House, was raised in a military family and served in the US Navy. She completed her Doctorate in Psychology at California Southern University and has two Masters, one of which is In Counseling and the other in Sociology. Juanita has worked in private practices, in several agencies with children, adolescents, adults, and for the National Guard as a Military and Family Life consultant. At Ridge House, Juanita forms the backbone of our clinical team. She oversees the clinical staff for both the outpatient and residential programs in addition to serving her own clients.

Dani Tillman, LSW, CSW-Intern, LADC  Chief Operating Officer

Dani Tillman, LSW, CSW-Intern, LADC

Chief Operating Officer

Shelley Medina  Chief Financial Officer

Shelley Medina

Chief Financial Officer

Denise Culpepper  Client Care Director

Denise Culpepper

Client Care Director

Rene Brooksher  Service Coordination Workforce Director

Rene Brooksher

Service Coordination Workforce Director

Board of Directors

Mike Faulstich, Board President

Jim Barnes, Vice President

Anji Silveiri, MFT, LADAC; Secretary

John Taylor, Treasurer

Karen Gedney, MD; Medical Director

Jennifer Lanterman, Ph.D.; Member

Terry Hubert, Member

Russ Ruiz, Member

Frank Peterson, Member

John Helmreich, Member