ryansenterslaveen214x300Dr. Ryan Senters has been appointed to Laveen’s Governing Board by the Office of the Maricopa County School Superintendent.

Dr. Senters is a Laveen parent, local educator, and foster care advocate. He has six children, four of whom attend Laveen schools.

He is a residential faculty member at South Mountain Community College where he teaches developmental psychology, statistics, and research methods.

Dr. Senters is the founder of Ohana AZ, a social service agency that provides residential and social services for foster children and adults with disabilities. He also founded Anchor House Mission, a South Phoenix non-profit that provides housing and support for aged out foster children and young women who are victims of sex-trafficking.

A Laveen businessman, Dr. Senters owns Sky Zone Laveen, a trampoline park, and F45 Laveen, a fitness training facility.

Dr. Senters has a Ph.D in Psychology and master’s degrees in Christian Leadership and Clinical Psychology.

Dr. Senters fills the Governing Board seat held by long-time board member Susan Sanborn who passed away in February.