Rise 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, Peer Recovery Support Specialists and Recovery Coaches.


Bryn Baumann
Administrative Specialist - Telehealth
Lauren Keith
Development Assistant
Rebekah Krejci
Program Office Clerk
Joanna Pierce
Grant Writer
Roxanne Sandoval
Operations Manager
John White

Youth Recovery Programs

Jessica Alcala
Mary Kate Brown, RSPS
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Cathryn Daman
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Jovan Gonzales
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Justin Hewett, RSPS
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Valarie McDonald
Triston Munoz, LCDC-I
Farrah Proxmire
Youth Group Coordinator
Roy Reina, PRSS
YRCC Supervisor & YES Coordinator

Young Adult Recovery Program

Katina Adcock
Young Adult Peer Recovery Coach
Skyler Deaver
Young Adult Peer Recovery Specialist
Dawnya Janousek, LCDC-I
Young Adult Group Coordinator

Family & New Gens Recovery Programs

Eric Daxon, RSPS
Family Peer Recovery Coach
Frank Janousek
Family Group Coordinator & Program Quality Assurance
Daniel Melchor, LCDC
Family Group Coach
Terry Valera
Family Peer Staff
Sarah Waltz, LCSW
New Gens Coordinator

Rise Inspire Academy

Bea Blackmon, LMSW
Rise Inspire Academy Administrator
Ian Boarnet
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Jasmine Idrogo
Youth Peer Recovery Coach
Lloyd Patterson
Youth Peer Recovery Coach


Armani Balderas
Telehealth Peer Recovery Coach
Jamie Brent
Telehealth Outreach/Family Group Coordinator
Adam Cavazos
Telehealth Family Peer Coach
Savannah Coronado
Telehealth Peer Recovery Coach
Ricky Hill
Telehealth Outreach/Youth Group Coordinator