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Lowell has spent over 30 years developing services and programs for at-risk children and youth. He has been employed as a high school teacher, school district administrator, state administrator, and college professor. He has served on the Utah Child Abuse Advisory Council and as a Court Appointed Special Advocate. He is passionate about improving the educational and mental health services for students struggling with emotional or behavioral disorders, and has devoted most of his life to serving this population. Lowell obtained a Ph.D. at the University of Utah, MS degree at Utah State University, and a BA degree at the University of Utah. He also completed two years of post-doctoral work in the school psychology program at the University of Utah. Lowell and his wife, Laurie, have been married for 35 years. They have three children and two grandchildren.





John Waterbury was born in Guelph, Ontario, Canada and raised in Illinois. He was nominated for the Marty Mann Award for a series of radio vignettes on alcoholism and wrote a popular weekly newspaper column that was widely read in the states of Kentucky, Texas, Utah, and Tennessee. John attended Arkansas State University where he received BA and MA degrees. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor. John was a frequent guest on a daily radio talk show and presents workshops on topics related to mental illness and abuse. He also taught at the University of Tennessee. John and his wife, Melinda, have been married for 44 years. They have four children and 11 grandchildren.