MVJRC Administrative, Treatment and Supervisory Staff

Brent Knackstedt, B.A., M.Ed Director
Bill Besecker Interim Operations Manager
Shannon Kaufman, MS, LPCC, LCDCIII Program Director
Rebecca Kolssak, LPC Intake Officer
Matt Reineke, B.S. Program Supervisor, 1st Shift
Alexis Sheffer, B.S. Program Supervisor, 2nd Shift
Boni Stuart Program Supervisor, 3rd Shift
Denise Percival, PHR, SHRM-CP Business Manager
Emily Emery, B.A Administrative Assistant
Amy Ward, M.S./P.C. Mental Health Therapist
Aaron Lopez, BSW, LSW Mental Health Therapist
Amy Parker, RN, BSN Nurse
Sue Stouder, B.S./M.S. Literacy Specialist
Brent Creager, B.A./M.Ed Teacher
Phil Noble, B.A./B.S./M.Ed PE Teacher
Josh Severt Teacher

Direct Care Staff

MVJRC direct-care staff have bachelor’s degrees in fields such as psychology, education, sociology, social work and business. All staff are certified in non-violent crisis intervention techniques by the Crisis Prevention Institute.


MVJRC contracts with professionals who provide oversight and consultation for mental health and medical health care services for the facility.
Kathryn Benton, LPCCS Mental Health Care Authority
Dr. David Romano, MD Medical Health Care Authority
Dr. William Clark, MD Child Psychiatrist 
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