Our People

 

Staff

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Glen Webber, M.S., Executive Director, 29 Years of Sobriety

The Navy brought Glen to San Diego in 1973. He left the service to become a systems analyst working on important military projects until he was hospitalized and sent to the Ranch in 1988. After going through recovery, he stayed on and became an employee. His responsibilities grew; in 1997 the Board named him Executive Director. Under Glen’s management, the Ranch has earned many commendations. Glen holds an MS from Springfield University (MA), has helped develop their Addiction Studies curriculum, and taught at their extension campus in San Diego. A recognized leader in the field, Glen served on the state board of California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources, a nonprofit that works on behalf of sober living homes, detoxification centers and other social model recovery programs.

 

Michael Huffaker, Operations Manager, 18 years of sobriety

After completing the recovery program in 1998, Mike also stayed on as an employee. He has held positions of increasing importance while pursuing an academic path in the field of addiction and recovery, and is now an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Since being promoted to Operations Manager in 2004, Mike has been responsible for the Ranch’s management team and all daily operations. He is a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor II (CADC II) and a Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC).

 

House Manager
Michael DeHamm – 11 Years Sobriety
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

Manager of Resident Services
Rich Shaplin – 23 Years Sobriety
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

Facilitator
John DeHamm – 9 Years Sobriety
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

Office Coordinator
Jerry Shirey – 3 Years Sobriety
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Certified Addiction Specialist

Cook
Harold Anderson – 12 Years Sobriety

Staff Assistants
Billy Lockett – 4 Years Sobriety
Tony Stracener – 2 Year Sobriety
Roland Lebel – 10 Months Sobriety

 

Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board: James Byrnes, JD, MBA, Attorney, Private Practice
Vice Chairman: Paul Livingston. Businessman
Treasurer: Pamela Dose, CPA, Private Practice
Secretary: Rich Backman, MBA (Retired)

Members at Large:
Mike Bea, Investigator/Owner, TMI Investigations
Anne Birkel, MS (Retired Educator), University of San Diego
Ivan Fox, Professional Engineer, San Dieguito Engineering, Inc.
Donald G. Gravalec, JD, Attorney, Private Practice
Stephen F. Hansen, MD, MPH, MHA, Physician (Addiction Medicine), Private Practice
Jon Howard, Contractor/Owner, Azimuth Electric
Dave Wood, CPA, Private Practice
Drew Woods, MBA, Marketing Consultant, Drew Woods Consulting
Rudy Zamora (Retired) San Diego Sheriff’s Department

Advisory Committee (Non-governing)
Jeffery J. Anderson, Director of Community Programs, San Diego District Attorney’s Office
Al Chesley, Retired NFL Player, Advocate
Walter “Walt” J. Fegley, President/Chief Operating Officer, Reno Contracting, Inc.
Stanley D. Miller, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Former Board of Directors member.
Tony Neff, Businessman
A.W. Richard Sipe, Author, Lecturer, Consultant