Elk Hill stands out from the pack for the long-term commitment of our senior staff – not just to our organization, but to service and leadership in the communities we call home.
Ron Spears has been with Elk Hill since 1984. He served as a Team Leader,Admissions and Aftercare Coordinator, Director of Community Services, and Director of Programs before becoming Chief Operations Officer. He knows every Elk Hill program from the ground up and has helped them evolve as the needs of our young men and women change. Mr. Spears has served as President of the Virginia Association of Specialized Education Facilities (VAISEF), and has served on their Board for over 25 years. He is currently on the Board of the Virginia Coalition of Private Provider Associations (VCOPPA), and has been recognized by the Central Virginia Partnership on Youth as the 2012 Outstanding Private Partner of the Year for actively demonstrating community collaboration and service to youth and families.