Program Staff

Carefully balancing professional training with the personal experience of overcoming substance use/abuse issues in their own lives, the Rise Recovery staff is one of the finest and most dedicated recovery teams available anywhere.  They are fully equipped to provide compassionate care to our members, their families, and the community.  Our staff is comprised of Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors, Certified Restorative Therapists, Licensed Professional Counselors, Prevention Specialists, and Recovery Coaches.

Bea Blackmon
PDAP Younger Group Coordinator & Peer Counselor
Becca Graham
Community Engagement Coordinator
Dawnya Janousek
Intake Specialist
Edie Garza
PDAP Older & Younger Group Peer Counselor & Facilities Coordinator
Elizabeth "Liz" Todd
Counselor Intern, Certified Peer Recovery Specialist

PDAP Family Group Coordinator & Peer Counselor
Eric Daxon
Peer Recovery Support Specialist

PDAP Family Group Peer Counselor
Frank Janousek
Program Manager, Families
Justin Hewett
Older Group Peer Counselor
Mary Kate Brown
YRCC Peer Recovery Leader
Melissa Reyes
Peer Recovery Support Specialist

PDAP Family Group Peer Counselor
Nigel Cunningham-Williams
Peer Recovery Support Specialist

YRCC Peer Recovery Leader
Roy Reina
PDAP Older Group Coordinator & Peer Counselor
Travis Donaldson
PDAP Younger Group Peer Counselor
Zach Saunders
Program Manager, Youth & Young Adults