Uinta Academy Staff
Our specialized team is dedicated to providing students with an exceptional residential experience that not only supports their academic development but also encourages and facilitates personal growth. Our innovative approach provides a safe environment for our students to heal while learning the essential skills needed for them as they journey through life.
Russ Pryor LCSW, MBA
Russ Pryor has worked in the mental health field since 1993. He earned a Bachelor of Science, Psychology, from...
Lanae Kimber, CMHC
Admissions and Outreach Director
Lanae received a bachelor’s degrees from the University of Utah in Psychology and Interpersonal Communication...
Bridget Rhoten LCSW
Bridget earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Family, Consumer, and Human Development with a minor in Sociology...
Sally Stocker, LCSW
Sally has been with Uinta Academy since 2021. She initially graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor's degree in English...
Diana Handy MS, CMHC
Diana graduated with honors from Utah State University with a degree in Family and Human Development, with an emphasis...
Hannah Paxton, CSW
Hannah graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Social Work, and minors of Sociology and Art. During this time...
McKell Stevens, LCSW
McKell earned a Bachelor of Science in Social Work from Brigham Young University Hawaii with a minor in Psychology in 2014. She then went..
Gabbie Mathews BS
Gabbie Mathews earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Education with a Minor in Animal Science from Utah State University.
Ned Atwood MD
Dr. Ned Atwood is a native of Cache Valley Utah, and is a graduate of Utah State University. He obtained his medical degree at Albany ...
Kayla Vee Stock RN
Kayla attended Weber State University where she obtained her degree as a Registered Nurse. Prior to receiving her license as a Registered...
Sami Hicks Peterson CNA
Sami Hicks Peterson has worked at Uinta Academy since March 2022 where she began as a Family Teacher...
Susan Young MS, SPED
Susan Young graduated with a bachelor’s degree in English & History Education from Utah State University. She graduated in 2012
Allison Neuffer BS
Social Studies Teacher
Allison earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in History Education from Brigham Young University- Idaho, with a minor in Teaching English
Lorelyn Garbini BA
Certified General Education Teacher - Cultural Arts Teacher
Lorelyn received her Bachelor of Arts in Education from the University of Arizona. She is a certified teacher
Jason Bagley MS
Certified Mathematics Teacher
Jason received a Master of Science in Mathematics from Utah State University. As an undergraduate, his main emphasis was on education
Zachary Chesbrough MS
Certified Mathematics Teacher
Zach received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics Education from Brigham Young University-Idaho. He also received his
Mark Jenson BS
Certified English Teacher
Mark graduated from Utah State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English Education and a minor in Social Studies. He began
Tammie Clark BS
Tammie Clark is a certified personal trainer, group exercise instructor and yoga instructor. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Utah
"Teens and young adults who come to Uinta are pleasantly surprised that they live in a home in a residential neighborhood, that the mountains are right outside their door, and that they get to do all the normal things that teenagers like to do."