Addison has ten years’ experience teaching communication at the college level and is currently a part-time instructor at Ottawa University. He loves teaching and learning, technology, and making people laugh. He earned his PhD in Communication from the University of Southern California in 2018. He has been married to Lydia for ten years, and they have two energetic kids, Equinox and Cyrus. Addison has served as a case coordinator at O’Connell Youth Ranch since the summer of 2017, and he’s developed a big heart for kids and this place ever since.
Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Friends University, Wichita KS. Jeff has extensive background in group home management for youth, including twenty-five years’ experience working with youth who had either severe emotional or legal problems. Jeff has worked as a certified teaching parent and a juvenile probation officer. Currently he is the part time case coordinator here at O’Connell.