Jerod Thomas M.Ed., CADC, has been the President, CEO of the Shepherd’s House since January 2016. He began his treatment career as a drug and alcohol counselor at WestCare Kentucky, a non-profit substance abuse program located in Ashcamp, KY. He was later named the Program Director for WestCare, at the Boyle County Detention Center. Jerod was ultimately promoted to Deputy Administrator at WestCare. He supervised and managed the day-to-day operations at all of the treatment facilities in the state of Kentucky. This included one inpatient treatment center, two prison programs, two day reporting programs, two transitional living programs, two homeless shelters, and a University student assistance program.
Program Director, Recovery Residence
Apryl Tandy, LCSW, has been working at the Shepherd’s House since June, 2007. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Louisville and her graduate degree at the U of L Kent School of Social work. Her previous clinical experience includes working at the Ridge Hospital, Samaritan Hospital and Bluegrass Comprehensive Care Center. She continues to be a community liaison for the Kent School of Social Work, is a member of the Clinical Society of Social Work and has maintained a small private practice for the past 10 years.
Program Director, Boyle/Mercer IOP Day Reporting Program
In May of 2015 Roger Fox graduated from the Shepherd's House program. His employment as resident house manager began in September of 2015. Roger was later promoted to counselor at our IOP Day Reporting Program and ultimately promoted to Program Director where he is currently serving. Roger acts as liason with the Day Reporting program and all Boyle/Mercer County Court officials. Roger also oversees the day to day operations of our Day Reporting IOP program.