OUR DEDICATED TEAM

Zion Hills Academy is staffed by some of the very best in the industry. Our well educated and professional team are committed to the healing of your daughter and your family. Learn more about our wonderful personnel below.

Administrative Team

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Eric Allred

Eric Allred was born and raised in Rigby, Idaho. He grew up on a family farm where he learned the value of work. He graduated from Rigby High School and attended...

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HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR

Janie Sabin

Janie handles all of the compliance at Zion Hills Academy, which she feels is a great fit for her background in law. She also handles the Human Resource department at Zion...

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CASE MANAGER

Jessi Marchetti

Jessi has always had a love for working with adolescents and has worked with youth since she was in high school. After high school, she worked in a middle school as...

Clinical Team

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CLINICAL DIRECTOR

Trevor Dahle

Trevor graduated from Brigham Young University with his bachelor’s degree in Family Studies, master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy, and will enter the...

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EQUINE DIRECTOR

LoraLynn Jones

LoraLynn is a certified Equine Specialist with 43 years of experience with horses and has also received certification by International EAGALA (Equine Assisted...

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THERAPIST

Maria Salsberry

Maria Salsberry grew up in Southern California, she spent most of her time caring for her daughter and spending time with family. In 2006, Maria felt she hit a...

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THERAPIST

Alex Baird

Alex Baird received her undergraduate degree in psychology from Utah State University and her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from...

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NURSE

Marie Johns

Marie Johns RN, BSN is the staff nurse. Prior to being hired by Zion Hills Academy, Marie worked for seven years as a psychiatric nurse. Her resume includes...

Academic Team

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EDUCATION DIRECTOR

Scott Sharp

Scott Sharp is so excited to be part of the academic team here at the Zion Hills Academy. Mr. Sharp recently retired after 30 years of successful teaching and...

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LEAD TEACHER

Kelly Espinoza

Kelly grew up in the mountains of Southern California and moved to Cedar City to attend college. She is a Southern Utah University graduate earning her Bachelor...

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TEACHER

Heather Lopez

Scott Sharp is so excited to be part of the academic team here at the Zion Hills Academy. Mr. Sharp recently retired after 30 years of successful teaching and...

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TEACHER

Angel Pena

Angel spent the first half of his life in Nogales, Sonora; a border-town in Mexico. He later moved to Salt Lake City where he attended middle school and high school...

Residential Team

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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Chase Morgan

Chase was very fortunate to start in this industry as a struggling 17 year old kid looking for a mentor and something to be passionate about. Wilderness therapy was...

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ASSISTANT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Bryan Cook

Bryan Cook is the Assistant Program Director for the Zion Hills Academy, working with and beside the Program Director to meet the needs of the program. His...

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EXECUTIVE CHEF

Julie Foster

Ask anyone who knows Julie Foster and they will tell you, “She can be found in the Kitchen”! Julie joined Zion Hills Academy as the Executive Chef in November of 2018...