ABOUT TEMPLATE TEST

DIRECTOR OF EMPLOYMENT SERVICES LORI BAIER

  • Keen understanding of healthcare’s diverse population base thanks to 25 years as a Registered Nurse
  • Five years devoted to creating second-chance career opportunities by developing and teaching AOKY/GED+ (Accelerating Opportunity Kentucky/General Educational Development) programs at Ashland Community and Technical College in Kentucky
  • Reduces barriers and bridges gaps in education
  • Promotes recovery through meaningful employment to help rebuild lives, restore families, and revitalize local communities

PROGRAM SPECIALIST SARAH ATKINS

  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Masters in Corrections and Juvenile Justice Studies, and Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Has served as Classification and Treatment Officer, Substance Abuse Counselor, Probation Officer, and Social Services Program Consultant
  • Served as Director of the 100-bed Owensboro Regional Recovery Center
  • Serves as Chairperson of “The Alliance For A Drug-Free Owensboro and Daviess County” and Secretary/Treasurer of “Daviess County Treatment Providers.”
  • Received the Lighthouse Recovery Beacon Award for her contributions to substance abuse recovery and advocacy

OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST MILENA STOTT

  • Has served as Chief of Strategy, Chief of Transformation and Innovation, and Director of Healthcare Integration within the healthcare systems industry
  • Serves as an Adjunct Faculty at the University of Washington’s School of Social Work where she teaches advanced practices regarding policy and reform
  • Serves as an Integrated Care Consultant at regional accountable communities of health

OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST GENE DETHERAGE

  • A proven Housing Specialist experienced with non-profits and affordable housing as well as addiction recovery
  • Skilled at Data Entry, Networking, Public Speaking, Program Management, Project Implementation and Administrative Office Skills
  • Currently pursuing a Masters in Public Administration at Morehead State University

RCOE DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION MICHELLE DAY

  • Identifies and engages stakeholders to explore local recovery housing opportunities
  • Driven by a passion for public safety
  • Holds two Masters degrees
  • Previously coordinated and implemented a Homeland Security training delivery system that involved scheduling, logistical support, productivity tracking, data collection, contracting, and regulatory compliance

OUTREACH AND ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST JOHNNA ALLEN

  • Provides Technical Assistance to help develop Recovery Housing, SUD intervention, and programs, technical assistance, and training to those in need in North Carolina as well as Georgia
  • Extensive experience with non-profits, local government and private sector
  • Holds a Masters degree in Business Administration
  • Serves as Family Facilitator for the National Alliance On Mental Illness, Treasurer of the NAMI Rome Executive Board, and lay speaker and council chairperson at her local church

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH INITIATIVES JENNIFER WHITE

  • Extensive practicum, teaching, facilitation, and volunteer experience relating to recovery
  • Served as an Alternative Sentencing Worker with the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy where she assessed, mitigated, and advocated on the behalf of those with substance abuse and behavioral health challenges
  • Experienced at facilitating collaboration between criminal justice systems, drug courts, jails, and rehabilitation services
  • Majored in Psychology and Social Work Chemical Dependency and currently pursuing a Master of Social Work at the University of Kentucky and licensure as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor