Person in long term Recovery 33 years.
Founder of the 1st Recovery Community Organization in the state of Illinois. 20 years of experience as a certified addictions counselor in the field of alcoholism and substance abuse treatment and recovery. 11 years experience setting up and managing Residential Extended Care Facilities/Recovery homes in the Public and Private sectors. Bachelor of Science Degree in Health care Administration, State certified thru IOADAPCA as CADC/GCE, CPRS, NCRS, DUI Certification. Recovery Coach Trainer thru CCAR.
Current Executive Director Path, Recovery Living for Women, 10 bed facility state licensed.
Current President of the Illinois Association of Extended Care, Certified Property Manager,
Advisory Board member to GLATTC- Great Lakes Addiction Transfer Technology
Current Board Member Polished Nail School and Salon, 1st Black Owned Nail School.