Brett Harper
Founder/CEO/CFO

Brett Harper is an antifascist, antiracist, antiauthoritarian activist, writer, musician, and troubled teen industry survivor. He founded Spare the Rod in 2019. He has written one book and is working on his 2nd. He has helped pass three laws to date to help protect teens in OR and MO.

Andrew Haynes VP/Resource Director

Andrew is our Resource Director and Vice President of Operations here at Spare The Rod. He has a kind soul and helps struggling people connect with the local, state and federal resources they so desperately need.

Nate Gnecknow
Secretary/Record Keeping

Nate is the newest member of our board. He is our Secretary & Records keeper and a great all around guy!