Past Shows and Guests

JILLYN FACER – MOTHER OF VICTIM
Her daughter Mandy was critically injured in a head-on collision with a drunk driver. After much therapy and enduring various physical and emotional hardships, Mandy now resides in southern Utah with her family.

RON OLSON, LCSW – SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELOR

Mr. Olson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has worked with many drug and alcohol dependent people in the western states.

SGT. MEL SANDERS – ARIZONA HIGHWAY PATROL
Sergeant Sanders has visited Last Call several times. He is always a knowledgeable guest with a wealth of hands-on experience in dealing with drug and alcohol offenders in the southwest.

DONALD GATES – JUSTICE COURT JUDGE (retired)
The Honorable Judge Gates was responsible for determining the sentencing mandates for misdemeanor crimes within the jurisdiction of Washington County. His witty remarks and philosophical standards made him a highly respected lawmaker.

DAN SANDERSON, PHD – SUNHAWK ACADEMY
Dr. Sanderson is the director of Sunhawk Academy, which offers intervention and treatment for youths suffering from addictions and other problems. The academy brings innovative ideas to the fore, particularly a wilderness program that appears to be quite successful.

STEVEN CHILOW, LCSW – DESERT HILLS THERAPEUTIC
Mr. Chilow was the director of this outpatient medical model treatment facility when he visited Last Call in 1999. Now retired, he continues to independently counsel those suffering from addiction and other problems.

KARLIN MEYERS ESQ. – ATTORNEY
As a noted attorney practicing in southern Utah, Mr. Meyers was able to bring a fresh perpesctive to the radio program due to his broad background. He was most recently appointed to a Judgeship at the Hurricane, Utah Justice Court.

KIRK SMITH SHERIFF – WASHINGTON COUNTY, UT
Sheriff Smith is a remarkable man. He maintains the Sheriffs Department as a whole and also serves as an administrator at the Purgatory Correctional Facility. Sheriff Smith offeres insight on the high incidence of offenders related to nonviolent drug and alcohol crimes both at Purgatory and in most other prisons and jails in our country.

KRIS LOUNSBURY – PASTOR, LIVING WORD FELLOWSHIP
Pastor Lounsbury is an outspoken critic of reasons for drug and alcohol dependence and offers alternative steps to take to break the bonds of addictions, notably to seek help from a Higher Power.

BRIAN FILTER- CHIEF PROSECUTOR, WASHINGTON COUNTY, UT
As the Chief Prosecutor, Mr. Filter offers his insight on the influx in population and how it relates to a higher incidence of drug trafficking and use in general.

LT. RUSSELL PECK – DEPUTY CHIEF, ST GEORGE, UT POLICE DEPT.
Deputy Chief Peck has appeared on Last Call many times, often bringing fellow drug task force officers to help impart the reality of the dangers of drug use and abuse in our communities. His task force is responsible for eliminating meth labs and executing zero tolerance policies for other drug crimes.

DUDE BENSON – SHERIFF (ret), IRON COUNTY, UT
Sheriff Benson, now retired, is a dynamic individual who enlightened listeners with crime and substance abuse statistics from his county heretofore not known by many local folks.

GARY JORGENSON – DUI PATROL (ret), ST GEORGE, UT POLICE DEPT.
Although Mr. Jorgenson is now retired from the force, he was lead deputy in the arrest and conviction of DUIs in Washington County for several years. He had an uncanny knack for spotting suspected drunk drivers and his instinct was right more often than not. We could use more Jorgensons now, everywhere.

RAYMOND MIDDLETON, MD – ADDICTIONIST
Of all the guests on Last Call, Ray is perhaps one of the most knowledgeable about treatment of addictions. Ray has appeared on the program several times, and the phones always light up from listeners seeking his help with addiction problems. He is the epitome of the Hippocratic Oath. One of the finest men I have ever known, Ray Middleton still practices medicine part-time today, but the admitted rock hound awaits the day he can roam the red hills.

LT. RUSSELL RIGGS – WASHINGTON COUNTY DRUG TASK FORCE
Lt Riggs continues to be a driving force against crime in southern Utah. As part of the drug task force it is a never ending job keeping vigil over the security and well-being of our community.

LARRY MEYERS ESQ. – ST GEORGE CITY PROSECUTOR
A guest on Last Call many times, Larry Meyers brings to the program a unique perspective: being able to view both sides of the crime simultaneously. In addition, Mr Meyers instituted a misdemeanor DUI program in Justice Court that was very effective in terms of prevention and education. Mr. Meyers recently retired from the city and went into private practice. With his background, he is probably one of the best attorneys you could have.

WILLIAM GEORGES – DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS, THE CENTURY COUNCIL, WASHINGTON DC   www.centurycouncil.org
An articulate and loquacious individual, Mr. Georges has appeared on Last Call on numerous occasions. He has over 25 years’ experience in law enforcement and currently is director of communications of the nonprofit organization, Century Council which is funded entirely by six major distillers. The mission of the Century Council is help prevent DUI, wih a special emphasis on hard core drinking drivers, and solutions to the age old problem of underage drinking.

GARTH LASATER – THERAPIST/COUNSELOR FOR CROSS CREEK PROGRAMS  www.crosscreekprograms.com
Mr. Lasaster is another repeat guest on our show. He always brings three or four young women who are resident students at Cross Creek Programs, which is one of the finest adolescent treatment programs in the United States. Participants can stay for up to two years and many come back as alumni.

GREG ALDRED – ST. GEORGE, UT  www.gregaldred.com
Greg is a local contractor and youth supervisor who has great ideas and plans about how to help young people stay away from drugs and alcohol. Greg recently ran for Washington County Commissioner in a hotly contested race.

RUTH ANN ADAMS – SOUTHWEST UTAH PUBLIC HEALTH DEPARTMENT  www.swuhealth.org
Ruth Ann has joined Last Call several times over the years to bring attention to the public that drug addiction and related behaviors propagate many other problems most people don’t necessarily consider. For example: STD’s, communicable diseases, promiscuity, contaminated debris, and more.

MARILYN MORGAN, LCSW RED ROCK SCHOOL
Red Rock Canyon School is an adolescent treatment program that has helped thousands of young people from all over the country deal with issues ranging from addiction to incorrigibility.

MAGGIE W. RECOVERING HEROIN ADDICT (15 YEARS)
Maggie continues to be clean and sober to this day, (late 2007) and is an active member of AA. She works with newly recovering addicts and adheres to the adage, ” If I want to keep it, I have to give it away.”

GREG SAUNDERS, ESQ. – CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY
Mr. Saunders is one of the top criminal defense attorneys in the state of Utah. Highly in demand and has a thriving practice in St George, UT

 

FRED BAUGHMAN, MD – NEUROLOGIST/PEDIATRICIAN

TERRY HUTCHINSON, ESQ. – ATTORNEY

DON TAYLOR, CEO (ret) – DIXIE CARE & SHARE

Dick B. Honolulu, HI Sober, Active Recovering Alcoholic

Aaron Duncan CHI Inc. Drug Screening

Sheldon Norberg Author- Confessions of a Dope Dealer

Devon Jersild Author- Happy Hours

Pat Sapio MFT IHC HealthCare

Mike Corona/ Orange County Sheriff

Maralys Wills Co-Authors-Save My Son

Kevin Zeese President Common Sense for Drug Policy

William C. Moyers Johnson Institute

Daryl Inaba Pharm D Haight Ashbury Free Clinic

Kelly Lundberg PHD Professor of Psychiatry U of U

Deann Felt RN Doctors Free Clinic

Sharon Scott Author- How to Say No

Ralph Flanagan CEO Dixie Care & Share

Joseph Luciani PHD Author-Self Coaching

Doug Howard OD Nutritonist

Marvin Carter LSAC Utah Alcoholism Foundation

Gary Edwards-Director Washington County Health Dept.

Ginger Katz Founder-Courage to Speak

David Skibbons Author-Sobriety in the Workplace

Jodee & Liz Culp Authors-Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Doug McVey CEO Common Sense for Drug Policy

Judge James P. Gray Why Our Drug Laws Are Failing

Leslie Wastlund DUI Victim

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