Our Team of Experts
The Curran Seeley Foundation has been awarded a three-year CARF-Accreditation for our Assessment and Referral Program, our Intensive Outpatient Program and our Outpatient Program. This means that we adhere to the highest standards of quality and person-centered programming.
The Curran Seeley staff are all licensed, caring professionals, experienced working with alcohol, drug and family violence issues. The staff provides flexible scheduling and offers sliding scale fees. Insurance and third party billing is available.
Curran Seeley Board of Trustees
- Paul Clementi, President
- Paul Kamstra, Vice President
- Bill Klyn, Secretary/Treasurer
- Judy Singleton, Secretary/Treasurer
- Lou Hochheiser, MD
- Tori McGough
- Penny Mohan
- Callie Peet
TRUDY BIRKEMEYER FUNK, Executive Director, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Trudy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She is also a Certified NAADAC Master Addiction Counselor. Trudy began her career with the Curran Seeley Foundation in 2001. Throughout her time here she has worked in every program the agency has to offer. Trudy has been an integral part of the agency's evolution over time, creating and implementing new programs, helping in the development of professional staff, and helping community members with all aspects of substance use issues. Trudy's vision for the agency is to see it continue to be the region's premier substance use prevention, education and treatment resource. Trudy received her Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Wyoming and Master of Social Work from University of Washington. In her off time, she is raising two daughters with her husband, and enjoying all of the recreational activities that Teton County has to offer.
Dr. MANI FAEZ, Clinical Director, M.A., PsyD, LMFT -226
Dr. Faez is the Clinical Director at Curran Seeley Foundation. His work focuses on restructuring individual and family dynamics as well as psychoeducation of clients regarding attachment and trauma. Dr. Faez believes that the family of origin is fundamental in how we learn to love, support and communicate with others and we can either repeat the examples that were given to us, or we can find other solutions that work better for us. Also, he believes that being authentic and genuine is critical for healing. Prior to joining Curran-Seeley Foundation, Dr. Faez served as a Lead therapist, Clinical Director and Chief Clinical Officer with some well-known treatment centers throughout California. Dr. Faez has worked with individuals and families in the field of mental health and substance abuse for more than 9 years. Mani holds a Doctorate in Psychology (PsyD) from California School of Professional Psychology. Mani enjoys spending his free time with his family, three dogs and riding his motorcycle.
JOANN CIOFFI, Finance Manager
JoAnn is the Finance Manager at CSF. She manages Accounts Receivable, Insurance Billing, Accounts Payable, Payroll, and special projects under the direction of the Executive Director. JoAnn went to BYU for Accounting and UTC for Business. She has worked various jobs since moving here in 1987- in banking, at a software development company, at an interior design company, and with a grand finale with Curran Seeley. JoAnn enjoys spending time with family (including her four legged family), boating on Jackson lake, yard work, and baking.
JAMIE LASDEN, Clinical Programs Manager, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Jamie has a diverse social work background working in residential facilities, law enforcement agencies, homeless shelters, state agencies and schools. Jamie is passionate about advocating for policies that affect her clients....
ANNE ELLINGSON, Certified Addictions Practitioner
Anne is a recent addition to the Curran Seeley team. She is currently working with the Women's and Men's Outpatient Treatment programs. Anne graduated with a BA in English from Hollins University, then...
DIONIS RISTO, Provisional Clinical Social Worker
Dionis works in the men’s intensive outpatient program and the adolescent treatment program at Curran Seeley Foundation. He has a diverse clinical background working in residential facilities, mental health agencies, as well as agencies that work with victims of domestic/sexual abuse....
RYANN LINTHICUM, Provisional Professional Counselor
Ryann is a provisionally licensed professional counselor working with individual clients and treatment groups at the Curran Seeley Foundation. Before gaining her masters in Professional Counseling from Ottawa University, Ryann worked as an intern at Curran Seeley heading all of the prevention education in the Jackson Hole school district. Ryann received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of San Diego before moving to Jackson in 2018. When Ryann is not at Curran Seeley, you can most likely find her enjoying a cup of coffee at Picnic, working out at Orange Theory, or sitting outside enjoying the sunshine.
WOOD PALMER, Peer Specialist
Wood Palmer is Curran Seeley’s Peer Specialist. He can offer local knowledge, resources and some of the best help available to support groups. After early education and High school in Salt Lake City, Wood moved to the Teton Valley. He worked for a few decades for a local trout fishing outfitter as a guide. “Having seen lots of ‘water under the bridge’ and having made my own personal life changes for myself, that brought a new outlook on life. I now find great joy in helping others, and as part of the team at Curran Seeley. I enjoy living in the Tetons with my wife Ann, our four cats, and three dogs. We miss our kids and are proud of our loved ones who are away at college. With faith, family and friendships, I like to spend time outdoors; summertime chasing large trout on the water or birdies on the golf course, and the winter looking for bluebird days with deep powder at the ski hill. ...