Who We Are

 

Who We Are

 

Richard A. Miller, MAT, Ph.D.

Richard Miller

President of The Family Foundation, Richard has been a Peace Corps Volunteer, a teacher and counselor for 40 years, a founder of The Family Foundation, and a staff member of The Frost School, including serving as its first Director.

Now retired, he mostly enjoys spending time as a husband, father, grandfather, blogger (www.MillersTime.net), baseball fan (Red Sox), and traveler. He particularly enjoys his freedom to pursue whatever strikes him on a given day..

Chief interests at this point as it pertains to The Family Foundation are to help others who work with kids and families by providing financial support and consultative services.

 

Gregory Headen, M.Ed., MS

Gregoy Headen

Vice President of The Family Foundation and also one of its founders, Greg spent four years in the US Army, three years as a Research Assistant, UNC, Dept. of Biochemistry, and two years as coordinator counselor, Durham Tech Institution.

He has worked with children and adolescents for 40 years, teaching in a community college, a state mental institution, and three hospitals and psychiatric programs for emotionally disturbed children. At The Frost School, Greg was a teacher, a vice principal, and a principal.

He enjoys helping kids, playing tennis, traveling, and assisting his daughter who is a teacher. He particularly enjoys being retired.

 

Sean McLaughlin, MA, NCSP

Sean McLaughlin

Treasurer of The Family Foundation, Sean is a native of Brooklyn (and still loves the Dodgers). He was one of the founders of The Family Foundation and The Frost School. He has spent much of his professional life as a therapist for children, teens, and parents. He served as the Director of The Frost School for 20 years and was a leader for many years in the Maryland Association of Non-Public Special Education Facilities and in the National Association of Private Special Education Centers.

He is a religious brother in the Society of the Divine Saviour (Salvatorians), where he has served in many roles throughout his life in SDS. He is active as a consultant, has a private counseling practice in the DC area, and also serves in a hospital and church community in Alexandria, VA.

Sean directs the new Consultative Services' Program of The Family Foundation.

 

Carrie Trauth, NCSP, MA, RN-BC

Carrie Trauth

Secretary of The Family Foundation, Carrie began her career as a staff nurse at the Washington Hospital Center. She then worked at The Psychiatric Institute of Washington as a staff nurse, assistant head nurse, assistant to the Training Director, and as the Clinical Coordinator of their day school in Rockville, MD.

She helped found The Family Foundation and The Frost School, where she was the Clinical Director, first of the high school program, then of the middle school, and then of the elementary school. She is an active member of her synagogue and of numerous national and state professional organizations.

Carrie's favorite activity is doing anything with her grand children, and she loves to travel.

Now that Carrie has finally retired from The Frost School, she will assist Sean McLaughlin in our new Consultative Services' Program.

 

Glen Willis, MA

Glen Willis

Business Manager of The Family Foundation, Glen is a Roman Catholic priest and a member of the Society of the Divine Savior. After college, he taught high school and then received an MA in Theology. In 1969 he was ordained to the priesthood and served as a parish priest in a local Maryland parish. He has served on the internal administration of Salvatorians and has been the Executive Director of Camp St. Charles in Southern Maryland.

In 1993 he added to his already busy schedule the role of Business Manager at The Frost School. He has continued to serve The Family Foundation in that role to this day.

In addition to his love of scuba diving and playing Irish music with his band, Glen has produced a CD of his music, Moments of Grace.