Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is South Valley Service’s governing body. They are responsible for establishing agency policies and overseeing the activities of South Valley Services and our Executive Director. They meet monthly and are actively involved in the operations of the shelter.

Our Board Members


  • Ruth Weniger

    Ruth Weniger

    Board Chair

    Ruth Weniger, President of Powered By Strategy LLC, provides business development consulting, strategic planning, and executive coaching to businesses and individuals across diverse business sectors. Her focus is on helping high-performance clients achieve business excellence while maintaining their personal balance and perspective. Ruth is committed to helping South Valley Services grow in its ability to serve clients and the community. She has served on other domestic violence boards as well as organizations serving music education and early childhood education.

  • Michael Harris

    Michael Harris


     A native of Utah, Michael is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with a Master's degree in Accounting from the University of Utah. He currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer at GPS Capital Markets. Michael's career at GPS has seen him in various leadership roles across departments such as Accounting, Operations, Finance, Credit, Business Intelligence, and HR. Beyond work, he enjoys family life and is an enthusiastic reader.

  • Joanne Miller

    Joanne Miller


    A graduate of Western Australia’s Edith Cowan University (ECU) Radio and Television Broadcasting degree, with over 30 years of copywriting and editing experience, Joanne has worked with private and government sectors, including mineral exploration and engineering, corporate and residential real estate, lifestyle publishing, education, recruitment, and retail. A native Aussie with a love of travel – she has lived and worked in Singapore, the Philippines, remote Australia, and various states within the US. Joanne is a self-confessed animal lover, foodie, a keen ‘shutterbug’ (amateur photographer), and is passionate about mental health and well-being.

  • Andrew Cuthbert

    Andrew Cuthbert

    Board Member

    Andrew earned a bachelor’s degree in communications from BYU and later earned his MBA from CCU, he has since earned professional certification from Henley Business School in the United Kingdom. Andrew has accumulated more than 25 years of professional experience in corporate communications, content marketing, branding, advertising, and event management. Currently, he serves as the senior manager of alumni communications at Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Business. Prior to this, he directed marketing and communication teams at international companies like FLSmidth and Boart Longyear. In Andrew's free time, he enjoys traveling with his wife, Nicole, and four children.

  • Carol Earnshaw

    Carol Earnshaw


    Carol Earnshaw has been a dedicated supporter of SVS since 2020, passionately advocating for survivors of domestic violence. As a survivor herself, Carol shares her powerful story of resilience with community groups, inspiring others and raising awareness about the critical issue. Professionally, Carol works in Property Management at NXT Management. Outside of her professional and advocacy work, Carol cherishes her family and is a proud mother of four children, ranging in age from 13 to 25.

  • Romy Humphries

    Romy Humphries


    Romy Humphries is an accomplished marketing leader with extensive experience successfully guiding multinational corporations in healthcare, manufacturing, and finance. She currently directs the Global Marketing of GPS Capital Markets, a corporate foreign exchange firm headquartered in Utah. She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University of Utah and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. Born in Argentina and raised in Italy, her multicultural upbringing provided Romy with an enduring appreciation of diverse cultures and a passion for assisting the disadvantaged. Romy is fluent in Spanish and Italian. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new cultures through travel and engaging in volunteer work with her husband and four children. 

  • Libby Vasiljevic

    Libby Vasiljevic


    Libby Vasiljevic, a native of Salt Lake City, Utah, holds dual Master's degrees in Healthcare Administration and Public Administration from the prestigious University of Utah Eccles School of Business. With a passion for improving community healthcare, Libby started her professional career in community behavioral health and substance abuse residential treatment settings. Today, she serves as a dedicated Compliance and Ethics Senior Partner at Intermountain Health. Beyond her professional commitments, Libby finds joy in exploring new destinations through travel and cherishing moments with her daughter.