Trina Quinney-Packard, executive director of Youth Care, has been named president of the board of directors of National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs (NATSAP). Quinney-Packard, of Draper, took office at the association’s annual conference in Tucson, Arizona. The association is a national resource for programs and professionals assisting young people with emotional and behavioral difficulties. Quinney-Packard has been with Youth Care for more than 15 years, including 10 years as executive director. She has taught at-risk youth in public, private and residential settings from elementary to secondary levels. In addition, her educational background includes experience in learning disabilities, testing and behavior modification. Before joining the Youth Care team, Trina worked as the director of education for Olympus View Hospital for five years. She also was executive director of the NorthStar Program in Oregon. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree in special and elementary education from Southern Utah University and a master’s of educational counseling from the University of Phoenix.
National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs