Come and meet the team!

Donna Jacobsen

Board President
Facilitator, Lehigh Valley’s Parent and Family Support Group
Managing Director of Entertainment Travel

Donna is a member of the Lehigh County’s Drug and Alcohol Advisory Board and a committee member of various recovery organizations in the Lehigh Valley. Her passion is to support families navigating the critical continuum of care in the recovery community. Donna speaks at countless town hall meetings and forums throughout the state, and is committed to the mission of bringing a youth recovery center to the Lehigh Valley.

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Joan Halucha, B.S., C.A.D.C.

Board Vice President
Clinical Director, RAFT Treatment Center, LLC

Joan has been working in the field of addiction since 1982 and has been the co-owner and Clinical Director of RAFT Treatment Center, LLC since 2006. She worked enthusiastically with adolescents and their families in RAFT’s intensive outpatient program and through this experience recognized the need for recovery support services as an adjunct to treatment for this population.

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Louise Muzio, LCSW

Board Member
Project Director, RAFT Treatment Center, Inc.

Louise has been working in the fields of addiction and mental health since 1982 and has been the co-owner and Project Director of RAFT Treatment Center, LLC since 2005. Louise has long recognized the need for specialized adolescent treatment and recovery support services designed especially with this population in mind.  

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Sharon Stauffer

Board Secretary
Client Services Manager at Evans Wealth Strategies

Sharon became involved in the recovery community in 2001 when she joined a support group for parents with adolescents suffering from substance use disorder. Her experience led her to be involved in awareness programs in the Lehigh Valley. She is actively involved as Secretary for our board and is deeply passionate about the mission.

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Megan Solt

Board Treasurer
Director of Finance and Accounting, Cedar Crest College

Megan has a strong background in accounting and auditing for nonprofit firms, which makes her a perfect fit for managing the finances for our group. She is passionate about adolescent youth recovery, loves the outdoors and mountain biking, and spending quality time outdoors with her husband and their young son.

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Judith O. Yanacek, LCSW

Board Member
CEO New Vitae Wellness and Recovery

Judy recognized at an early age that she wanted to help others and was intrigued to learn more about the connection between the mind, body and behavior in her studies. She brings this passion to her work today and is an active member of our board who supports a mission to establish a youth recovery center in the Lehigh Valley.

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Paige Roth, MSW, LSW, CRS

Board Member
Program Coordinator, Addiction Recovery Services
Department of Emergency & Hospital Medicine
Lehigh Valley Health Network

Paige is an Addiction Recovery Specialist in the department of Emergency and Hospital Medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network. Her advocacy, clinical and educational focus is on healthcare and community solutions that support recovery. Toward that end, Paige is supportive of the mission to bring a youth recovery program to the Lehigh Valley. 

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Eric Scott Klein, LSW

Board Member
Psychotherapist at Success Rehabilitation. Inc. and via private practice. Coordinator, Northampton Community College Collegiate Recovery Program (CRP)

Eric advocates for people in recovery with a myriad of substance use disorders, and for the LGBTQ community. He is an avid supporter of our mission to bring a youth recovery center to the Lehigh Valley and is dedicated to developing a safe and nurturing recovery environment.

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Marc Phillip, BA, M.Ed, MA

Board Member
Administrator, Pathways Apartment Program
New Vitae Wellness and Recovery

Marc brings a wealth of professional, personal experience and passion for serving youth and families, particularly the most vulnerable, as evidenced by his work in NYC. This includes running juvenile detention centers and after-school programs for inner-city youth, and working in the NY school system. Marc has a deep conviction for the need of a youth recovery center in the Lehigh Valley.

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Mary Erdman, B.S. Secondary Ed., CFRS

Board Member
Graduate Studies in Constitutional Law

Mary serves on various local addiction and recovery boards and committees. One of her goals is to bring about multiple recovery centers for adolescents and adults with SUDs as well as AUD in Lehigh County. Mary is actively involved and deeply passionate for our mission.

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Fred Rooney

Board Member
Attorney
President/CEO of the Consortium on Access to Justice

Attorney Fred Rooney’s work over the past 35 years demonstrates a lifelong commitment to social justice in the United States and around the globe. He brings his passion to the mission and made a decision to join our board after hearing more about, and understanding, the destructive impact of addiction on young people.

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Laura L. Weller, MFA

Writer-in-Residence
Founder & CEO, Thrive Words & Voice, LLC

Laura founded a business writing & media firm with her decades of expertise in writing, editing and journalism. She specializes in writing for nonprofit teams and medical groups, and assists us with grant submission writing, communication needs, website content, and graphic design, marketing products and social media.

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Maureen Bailey, CPA

Fundraising Associate
CPA, Hutchinson, Gillahan & Freeh, PC

Maureen is an experienced CPA who works with Hutchinson, Gillahan & Free, a local firm. She is a staunch advocate of nonprofit groups and also serves as Treasurer for the Southern Lehigh Music Parents (SLMP) Board. Maureen assists on fundraising and events.

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860 Broad Street, Suite 104
Emmaus, PA, 18049, US

About us

Our mission is to provide a recovery community program that supports, empowers, and provides services to adolescents, and their families, in all phases of recovery.

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