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PPRS was founded by Beverly Seemann in 2004. She is renowned for her work with children who exhibit behavior difficulties. She has extensive experience with individuals with autism and deafness. She has attended many professional seminars to keep up to date on current treatments and services available for children and their special needs as well as the unique needs of the entire family. Beverly has four children, three with disabilities, one with Asperger’s Syndrome and three with hearing loss. Beverly has extensive experience with diagnoses, including: Down’s Syndrome, global delays, multiple diagnosis, Autism Spectrum Disorder and genetic syndromes.
Joshua Shipman is our chief financial officer and joined PPRS in 2016. Joshua is the father of three children and a 21 year veteran of the US Army where he served as an Equal Opportunity Employment Advocate and a Communications Engineer specializing in contract procurement and financial planning for the Department of Defense.
Tiffany has been with PPRS in some form or another since inception. Her roles have and are constantly changing. She is the person behind the scenes constantly working to make things easier and more convenient for everyone.
Tiffany has a son diagnosed Landau Kleffner Syndrome and Autism, that is 25 years old,
she is heavily involved in the Teller County community and truly loves to help and advocate for families.
Tiffany loves Traveling, Snow, Photography, Music, and Adventures!
Ranee is our Office Manager and newest team member of Pikes Peal Respite Services.
Ranee was the first Family Support Partner (FSP) in Colorado Springs working closely with the Wraparound process. Prior to being an FSP, Ranee and her family were clients of Wraparound and proof that the process works. She went on to help other families involved in the juvenile justice system as well as helping families navigate through the court process, Wraparound, and
support children, youth and families with a supportive ear and “lived experience”.
Ranee is Colorado native and enjoys, camping, hanging out with friends, and listening to music of all varieties.
Jessica Gervasi joined our administration team in 2017. Jessica is a single mother of two teenage sons. She is a certified brain injury specialist and has managed two residential group home and supervised brain injury technicians. Jessica has been a caregiver and homemaker here at PPRS and is now conducting monitorings and intakes.
Jessica is a single mother of two teenage boys. She was born in Long Island New York, and came to Colorado when she was 6 years old. Jessica attended in Illinois for business management and has extensive healthcare experience being a brain injury specialist and manager to hands on care. Jessica loves working in the healthcare field it’s very rewarding.
Janell LaJoie joined our administration team in 2020. She was previously a caregiver for PPRS in 2010-2012.
She went on to receive her Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management with a minor in Diversity Awareness at the University of Maryland University College. Janell is an Air Force spouse who recently spent the last three years working overseas in Japan at a middle school.
She truly enjoys working with children and values the importance of embracing the uniqueness in everyone.
Claire Williams joined the administration team at PPRS in 2021 as an executive assistant.
She worked in a neurology office for over a year as a registered medical assistant and has extensive experience with epilepsy/seizure disorders.
She has been a volunteer with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) since September of 2019 and is extremely passionate about working with children and giving them a voice.
Claire is currently attending Arizona State University for Community Advocacy and Social Policy and will graduate Summer 2021, she is planning on pursuing her master’s degree in social work thereafter.
Allie joined the PPRS team in April 2020 as a contractor and shined so bright she quickly became part of the Administration Team in January 2021. Currently she is the EVV Supervisor and Admin Assistant.
She came to us from the Flat Lands of Kansas and fresh from working on a cruise ship. She has been a Teachers Assistant for the Boys and Girls Club, volunteered at many churches, schools, and community events back home.
Allie loves to advocate for those who feel they have no voice. She would love to grow with PPRS and gain as much experience as possible.
She loves to travel, go on adventures, paint, watch and play sports, and cook.
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