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Our team is comprised of professionals with diverse backgrounds in public safety and mental wellness.  They have  a united passion and dedication to providing holistic mental health and wellness support to our public safety professionals, their families and retirees.  

Meet The Team


Anna Pond, MSW, CSW

Anna worked as a paramedic in Colorado for 10 years before switching her focus to mental health, with a wide range of experience from youth residential and wilderness programming to private practice with adults. As a clinical social worker Anna is passionate about empowering the individual in their journey of healing and specializes in Dialectic Behavioral Therapy and Accelerated Resolution Therapy to provide individuals with quality, trauma informed care. Her therapy dog Lady is always by her side to provide extra comfort that only a dog can give. 



Karen Ashby

Karen grew up in the mountains of Wyoming and attended Weber State University . She is currently the Executive Director of Sevier, Wayne, and Piute County Children's Justice Center and has served in this capacity since 2013.  She has also served as the State Chair for Utah Attorney General's Children's Justice Program and Director's Board. In addition, she is on the State Advisory Board for the Children's Justice Program.  Being a big supporter and advocate for Mental Health and Wellness, she manages a program that provides trauma therapy to school districts and Victims of Crime in the three counties she serves.

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Dr. Tia White, DSW, LCSW

The organizer of this foundation, Dr. White is a 22 year + social worker and licensed clinician, who has dedicated her career and education to the mental health and wellness of public safety professionals. With a Doctorate and Masters in Social Work her education focus has been on the best ways to holistically empower communities, develop programs, initiate, translate and apply research and engage public safety in specialized clinical treatments.  


Erik G. Harp, Ch, Lt Col, USAF (Retired)

Erik is a military brat who continued the family tradition of service. He recently retired as a chaplain from the United States Air Force after 28 years of active service. As a chaplain Erik has served in many positions and locations stateside and overseas to include deputy command chaplain, wing chaplain three times, and hospital chaplain. He also deployed to Kandahar, Afghanistan in support of OEF as well rotations to locations in the Middle East. Additionally, he holds a masters degree in counseling and another in pastoral and spiritual care.  Erik currently works as a military contractor at the Air Force Nuclear Warfare Center where he serves as an executive assistant.

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