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  • Patrick Hawkins
    Patrick Hawkins
    Executive Director/Founder
  • Anthony Geraci
    Anthony Geraci
    Admissions Director/Founder
  • Glenn Brown
    Glenn Brown
    Program Coordinator
  • Hannah Moore
    Hannah Moore
    Office Administrator
  • John Rausch
    John Rausch
    Licensed Addictions Counselor Case Manager
  • Nate Moore
    Nate Moore
    Licensed Addictions Counselor Case Manager
  • Paul Kenney
    Paul Kenney
    Licensed Addiction Counselor
  • Adam Meckel
    Adam Meckel
    Wilderness Instructor
  • Zach Murdaugh
    Zach Murdaugh
    Wilderness Instructor
  • Samantha Jackson
    Samantha Jackson
    Recovery Support Specialist
  • Jeff Brown
    Jeff Brown
    Recovery Support Specialist
  • Rick Delaughder
    Rick Delaughder
    Facilities Manager
  • Mike Thon
    Mike Thon
    Chef
  • Angel Berry
    Angel Berry
    Cook
  • Mattie
    Mattie
    Chief Tail Wagger
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    Patrick Hawkins
    Executive Director/Founder

    Patrick Hawkins is a Licensed Addictions Counselor. Since 1995 he has been dedicated to working with adolescents and young adults. He began working in this type of model in 1996 and has become a nationally trusted name utilizing the outdoors as a part of substance abuse treatment. He has led over 50 expeditions, accumulated over 1,100 days in the backcountry treating clients, and helped hundreds of young men and their families work toward recovery. Patrick helped teens with substance use disorders during his time as the Clinical Director of a wilderness therapy program for young men with drug and alcohol addictions. An expert in the field of experiential therapy, Patrick has led hundreds of clients on wilderness expeditions and supported their sobriety.

    Anthony Geraci
    Admissions Director/Founder

    Anthony Geraci is an industry veteran in the behavioral health field with over 23 years of experience working with adolescents and young adults. His experience covers P&L responsibility, day to day operations, marketing, admissions, staff development and direct care. He developed, founded and operated four treatment programs. Through an acquisition of his companies, Anthony was responsible for day to day operations of 5 programs in three different states. After spending time working at a boarding school, Anthony developed a passion for helping young people redirect the fire in their bellies to become successful. He enjoys helping clients identify their strengths and formulating a plan for success based on their strengths. His favorite part of coming to work everyday is when clients begin to see growth and results from their hard work. In Anthony’s free time, he enjoys spending time with family, watching his kids play sports, working out, hiking, golfing, and being on the water.

    Glenn Brown
    Program Coordinator

    Glenn Brown has grown up working and playing in the outdoors of western Montana since 1978. He is a US Air Force veteran, husband, and father of three. Glenn spends his “free” time adventuring, either solo or with his family, in the surrounding mountains and rivers. He is passionate about backpacking, rafting, fly fishing, mountain biking, trail running, all forms of skiing and helping people. Since 2006, Glenn has spent over 880 nights in the wilderness, working with young men who were struggling with addiction. He spent 15 years working as a field guide and lead instructor at a wilderness treatment program. In addition to his experience, Glenn is also a Wilderness First Responder and has a Level 1 avalanche certification.

    Hannah Moore
    Office Administrator

    Hannah Moore has a bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management and has been a Society of Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) since 2018. Hannah has worked for and been adjacent to wilderness and residential addiction programs for the past 7 years. It has been Hannah’s goal to create a program that supports and serves its employees and clients. In her free time, Hannah enjoys reading, creating art inspired by Kirigami, fly fishing, hiking, and has recently taken up archery.

    John Rausch
    Licensed Addictions Counselor Case Manager

    John Rausch has more than 16 years of experience as an addiction’s counselor in Montana. He has been an addictions counselor for residential treatment program, community health service, and the Montana Department of Corrections. John also acted as team lead for the Kalispell PACT Team as part of the community health service. John has a graduate degree in addictions studies from Governors State University and graduate course work in clinical counseling. John resides in Kalispell Montana with his wife. John enjoys skiing, fishing, and golfing.

    Nate Moore
    Licensed Addictions Counselor Case Manager

    Nate Moore is a Licensed Addiction Counselor in the state of Montana. He graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University with a double major in Psychology and Addiction Counseling in the spring of 2014. He has over eight years of experience working as a therapeutic field staff and primary therapist helping young men engage in early recovery. Nate has accumulated over 900 days in the backcountry facilitating and leading recovery focused wilderness expeditions. He thrives when he can use the wilderness as a way to help young men take action for their recoveries. In his spare time, Nate enjoys exploring rural Montana with his wife and keeping his wilderness skills sharp through hunting, fishing, backpacking, and practicing primitive skills.

    Paul Kenney
    Licensed Addiction Counselor

    Paul Kenney has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and an Associate’s of Arts degree in Addiction Studies. Paul has been a Licensed Addiction Counselor since 2019 and previously was a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor (CATC III) in California since 2016. Paul has worked in residential addiction programs for most of his career. It has been Paul’s goal to continue to learn and grow as a professional in the addiction field. In his free time, Paul enjoys movies, swimming, and outdoor activities.

    Adam Meckel
    Wilderness Instructor

    Adam Meckel has been working as an outdoor instructor and guide since 2018. An avid outdoor enthusiast, Adam grew up hunting, fishing, backpacking, mountain biking and snowboarding in the mountains surrounding Montana’s Falthead Valley. When not planning for or taking part in wilderness trips at Triple Divide Lodge, Adam continues to enjoy the same hobbies that he did in his formative years.

    Zach Murdaugh
    Wilderness Instructor

    Zach Murdaugh grew up camping and enjoying the great outdoors; and has been all over the United States and the world. He recently got out of the US Navy, where he served as a Hospital Corpsman with Navy and Marine units. Zach has extensive experience in keeping those around him safe during activities and responding to medical emergencies. His main goal in life is to help people in need. Zach also loves music and sports.

    Samantha Jackson
    Recovery Support Specialist

    Samantha Jackson has a long history of helping people of all ages grow, learn, and transform their body, mind, and spirit. Her background includes working in the field of education and social work as a Headstart teacher, after school program administrator, and locally in the Whitefish school district. Additionally, Samantha has ten years of experience in the fitness industry as a business owner, coach, and freelance fitness and yoga instructor. Samantha obtained her degree in education in 2011 and her yoga certification in 2012. Yoga has helped her transform her life and the lives of others. Samantha is a nature enthusiast; in her spare time, she loves to garden, do yoga, hike, and just be outdoors enjoying nature.

    Jeff Brown
    Recovery Support Specialist

    Jeff Brown has worked with adolescents and young adults for over 25 years. Jeff is a Master instructor in martial arts, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and Certified Nutrition Specialist. Jeff also has a background in emergency medicine. Jeff’s goal is to work alongside our counselors to help these young men become physically and mentally strong so they can overcome addiction. Jeff enjoys fly fishing, hunting, hiking, photography, and cooking.

    Rick Delaughder
    Facilities Manager

    Rick Delaughder has been working on the property for 17 years, first for the previous treatment program on this location and now Triple Divide Lodge. Rick is a vital member of the team as he ensures that everything from the tractor to the buildings are in working order and running smoothly.

    Mike Thon
    Chef

    Mike Thon has over 19 years of experience in the food industry; starting with managing the top producing Papa Murphy Pizza store on the Eastside of Seattle. Mike has since worked at the Tamarack in Lakeside, excelling at pizzas and his famous Mad Mike wings. For the past 2 ½ years Mike has been the Lead Cook at a therapeutic boarding school. It has been Mike’s goal to put healthy, exciting meals together for employees and clients. In his free time, Mike enjoys hitting the slopes, hanging out at the lake, and visiting family and friends.

    Angel Berry
    Cook

    Angel Berry has enjoyed working in the dietary field for quite a while and worked at a residential treatment center for three years in varying roles. She had decided to combine her dietary skills with her desire to help others on their road to recovery, so that they may live their lives to the fullest. Angel enjoys reading, visiting museums, and hiking.

    Mattie
    Chief Tail Wagger

    Mattie is a black Labrador Retriever that enjoys greeting everyone who comes to Triple Divide Lodge. Her favorite activities include following Patrick wherever he goes and retrieving tennis balls for anyone she can get to throw them for her. When not chasing balls and getting in the pond, she is an avid waterfowl and upland hunter.