Meet the Directors
Ashley Bueghly, MSW
INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & BEHAVIORAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
Ashley Bueghly MSW is our Behavior Services Director and developed the Family Life Center. She received her MSW in November 2021 and has been providing therapeutic services to this population alongside Chris Anderson for the past six years. Ashley believes that counseling is the container for building a solid relationship with her clients. Her approach is interactive, warm, and accepting. She specializes in trauma-informed care and grief. When human beings experience trauma or severe life stressors, it is not uncommon for their lives to unravel. Ashley helps her clients, who include children, adults, and families, to find healthy perspectives of themselves and strengthen their relationships.
Area(s) of Expertise: Trauma Recovery, Grief and Loss, Parenting
SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT DIRECTOR
Joel Schneider is a University of Colorado- Boulder graduate who didn’t find his real calling until 2010 when he began working with adolescents with behavioral and mental health issues. Since then he’s been a direct care staff, case coordinator, employment specialist, job coach, director, and adult waiver case manager. Joel has a passion for supported employment and finding individuals with I/DD the jobs where they can feel connection, support, and happiness. He’s always been a strong communicator and is always happy to share our mission and passion with any organization looking to further support the I/DD community. Joel will strive to ensure that his staff are knowledgeable, compassionate, and empowered to provide the best services possible. Joel hopes you will come join us when you are ready.
DAY PROGRAM/ ANIMAL SERVICES DIRECTOR
Renee Roemer is the Day Program/ Animal Service Director at Soul Dogs Inc. She is passionate about connecting individuals with animals within the program as well as outside of the program. Renee works with our dog trainers and clients each day to work on helping clients to develop skills needed to properly work with and handle animals, in the hope that they will be able to apply the skills both while at Soul Dogs as well as in the community. Renee also works to help connect individuals with first hand experiences in the community. Renee is working towards being a nationally certified dog trainer as well as CARAT assessor for animal behavior.