Our Staff

Marci Jones, CLC, CPC

Director of Student Services

Marci grew up in Georgia and has lived in Idaho and now in West Virginia. While working at Eckerd Academy of the Blue Ridge, she discovered that serving young people and their families was what she had been called to do.  In 2012, Marci joined the Q & A family as a mentor for Applewood Transitions, living at the Applewood Inn and Breakfast Nook as a “House Mom.”  In 2014 she became a Certified Life Coach and began working with clients in a different capacity, teaching Life Skills and working as the clients’ advocate to help them transition into independence.  Marci recently began working with at-risk youth in our local school system. The SPARK program provides coping skills and tools for students with issues at home and in their personal lives. She is completing a degree in Psychology and plans to pursue a Master’s degree in Human Behavior.

Marci is creative and crafty.  She has a business selling handmade jewelry online and at craft shows.  Her entrepreneurial spirit has been useful in helping our young men and women learn how to make their passions profitable.

Marci has made her home in West Virginia and shares the offerings of this magical, stunning land with the clients of Q&A family of programs.  She also uses her own life experiences to support our clients in their own life journeys.

Amelia Preusch

Director of Administrative Services

Amelia Preusch is our Director of Administrative Services. In this role, Amelia manages all administrative processes as well as working in the areas of marketing outreach, admissions, and student services. Amelia graduated from West Virginia University in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Agribusiness Management. Amelia served as an AmeriCorps volunteer at Saddles and Smiles, a non-profit founded by CEO Angie Shockley. At the end of her second year, she accepted a full-time position with Q&A Associates. In Amelia’s free time, she enjoys riding horses, hiking, being outdoors, and spending time with her dogs. 

Scott Huffman

Director, Cabin Mountain Living Center

Scott grew up in the mountains of West Virginia, just miles from where Cabin Mountain is located. Scott has worked with Q&A in the past, as the Executive Assistant to Angie. Scott has a passion for cooking and working with young people and their families. The past few years Scott has been the General Manager of a small restaurant in Bowden West Virginia. Scott loved working with the young men in woman in the past and has rejoined Q&A as the Director of Cabin Mountain Living.

shuffman@qa-associates.com

Jennifer Snyder, RN, BSN, OCN

Medical Services Coordinator

Jennifer brings 24 years of nursing experiencxe to her position as Medical Services Coordinator.  In those 24 years, Jennifer has worked in a variety of hospital settings, focusing primarily on caring for patients battling cancer.  The Medical Services Coordinator is a member of the leadership team at Q&A and will be overseeing medication managment, assisting clients with setting up medical appointments, assessing medical needs of clients on site, and making recommendations regarding medical needs.

Jennifer’s ancestors were some of the original settlers of Canaan Valley in Tucker County, WV, where the Q&A programs are located. She and her husband, Bill, are the parents of two adult sons and grandparents of one beautiful granddaughter.  Jennifer’s experience as a parent of two young adult men gives her an effective and innate ability to work with the young adults of the Q&A programs.

Caleb Johnson

Director, Journey WV

Caleb hails from Morgantown, WV but has lived locally in Thomas, WV for 11 years.  Caleb comes to us with 10 years of working with challenged/disadvantaged youth.  Caleb has real life experience as a former challenged teen, and with help turned his life around.  Caleb has a passion for using his experiences and skills to encourage other young men to become better, work towards their goals and succeed in becoming creators in their lives.

Caleb has a goal for all of the clients he works with; to teach them they are powerful and can rise above their troubles with strong mentors to help lead and guide them along the way.

Caleb is inspired daily by is wife and 6 children.  In his free time, Caleb enjoys spending time with his kids, being outdoors, hiking, fishing, biking and giving back to his community while watching his children enjoy sports.

Susan Sutherland

Student Support, Administrative Support

Neuro-Feedback Technician

Our Program Leadership Team

 

Kelly Pennington, Cabin Mountain Living Center

Caleb Johnson, Journey WV