Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Samantha Willey

Samantha R. Willey graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney, where she majored in Criminal Justice with a minor in Psychology. She later graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha, where she earned a Master's Degree in Community Counseling. Samantha is a Licensed Mental Health Practitioner through the state of Nebraska. This license allows her to practice individual therapy at Family Enrichment Inc and serve as the Support Services Manager at Nebraska AIDS Project. She is a member of several professional entities, including the Nebraska Academy of Collaborative Professionals, Nebraska Mediation Association, National Association of Professional Women, and a member of the Iowa HIV and Hepatitis Community Planning Group.

Samantha and her husband, Jason, moved to the Ralston School District 16 years ago, anticipating a positive experience with a smaller student/teacher ratio. Their daughter is currently enrolled in Ralston Public Schools and will graduate in 2025.

Samantha is passionate about assisting others (from all walks of life) through their struggles. She is excited about the upcoming opportunities that come with joining the Board. There will be several challenging topics ahead. Samantha is looking forward to adding to the discussion and providing the ongoing support needed for RPS to continue its positive growth. Go Rams!