School Leadership

Kelley Jones, MA

Director of Montcalm School

Contact Kelley Jones at jonesk@starr.org

Kelley provides oversight for the entire Montcalm program. She works closely with senior staff to meet program goals and standards. Kelley also ensures that the school stays true to its mission and strategic plan, while building and maintaining strong relationships with referral sources and families.

Kelley received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in counseling, specializing in marriage and families, from Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. Kelley was formerly the Executive Director of the Van Wert, Ohio, campus.

Diana Morrow, MS

Program Director

Contact Diana Morrow at morrowd@starr.org

Diana has worked in the childcare field for her entire career, having spent 25 years in service to the families of Starr Commonwealth and Montcalm School. Diana was instrumental in creating the program for girls at Montcalm and has always been passionate about helping children and adolescents. Diana has an expansive knowledge of issues facing today’s youth.

Diana received a bachelor’s degree in education from Bowling Green State University, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Dayton and is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio. In her role, Diana provides direct supervision to the treatment teams, guiding them in the best way to serve youth and their families.

Jenn Osier, MA

Associate Director

Contact Jenn Osier at osierj@starr.org

Jenn is committed to helping empower young people to become the best they can be by providing an enriched environment that is conducive to learning. She has been in residential treatment for over 19 years in a variety of roles.

Jenn earned a bachelor's degree in child development from Central Michigan University and a master's degree in community agency counseling from Siena Heights University. She has always had a passion for working with youth and staff to strive for greater outcomes.

Patricia (Patti) Hiatt, MA, Special Education

Dean of Students

Contact Patti Hiatt at hiattpe@starr.org

Patti focuses mainly on developing quality educational programs for students with individual learning needs as well as students preparing for college. She had 28 years of experience in special education and consulting before accepting her role at Montcalm School in 2000 to create and implement the educational program.

Patti earned her bachelor's degree in special education through Central Michigan University and master's degree from Western Michigan University. She co-authored an article entitled "From the Outside In: Meeting the Needs of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders."

Sara Baum, BA

Assistant Dean of Students

Contact Sara Baum at baums@starr.org

Sara coordinates ACT, SAT and Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) prep and registration, manages the online grade management system, administers Woodcock-Johnson III to all students, and communicates with home schools regarding academic records and transfer of credit.

She is a 2009 graduate of Albion College with a bachelor’s degree and is highly qualified to teach K-8 self-contained classrooms, with endorsements in K-12 physical education and health.  She began her career with Montcalm School in November 2010. 

Sara enjoys golfing, playing softball, baking, reading and spending time with her family and two dogs. She also likes to hunt and fish. 

Randy Copas, MS, LSW

Senior Vice President of Programs

Contact Randy Copas at copasr@starr.org

Randy Copas provides direction, leadership and vision for all of Starr Commonwealth's residential programs, including Montcalm School. Randy has been with Starr since 1990, serving in a variety of positions from Youth Specialist to Executive Director of Starr Columbus in Columbus, Ohio. Randy brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the child and family services field to Montcalm and is experienced in training direct care staff. He is a past officer of Strength-Based Services International, a multi-disciplinary group of agencies and practitioners dedicated to promoting strength-based practices for youth and families.

Randy earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Liberty University in Virginia, where he attended school on a football scholarship. He received a master's degree in social agency counseling from the University of Dayton and is working toward a doctorate in educational leadership at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.