Collegiate Recovery Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Award
Kristine De Jesus
ARHE Lifetime Achievement Award
M. Dolores Cimini, Ph.D.
Collegiate Recovery Student of the Year Award
Collegiate Recovery Staff Member of the Year Award
ARHE Community Member of the Year Award
Sazha Alexandra Layugan Ramos
Sazha Alexandra Ramos is a Navy Veteran and product of collegiate recovery. Through Sazha Alexandra’s own personal recovery journey and professional experience, she leads Recovery Organization Resources to shift the paradigm of power by providing education and information to those that are seeking resources. Her professional experience includes working at the highest levels of government, recovery organizing with expertise in recovery housing.
Collegiate Recovery Advocate of the Year Award
Susie Mullens is a licensed psychologist, licensed professional counselor, certified advanced alcohol & drug counselor, master addiction counselor & supervisor. She has been working in the mental health & substance use disorder field for over 29 years and has worked in all aspects of the continuum of care. She is currently the program coordinator for the WV Collegiate Recovery Network which is housed at Marshall University Research Corp. Alliance for the Economic Development of Southern WV, to help expand collegiate recovery efforts on 7 campuses in southern WV. She was formerly the Interim Director of the West Virginia Office of Drug Control Policy (ODCP). While at ODCP she was responsible for securing the seed money (100K) for 5 collegiate recovery programs in WV.
She hosts a show on the WV Library Commission Network called Solutions, Service & Serenity which helps raise awareness about programs around West Virginia who are working across the continuum of care (prevention, early intervention, treatment & recovery).
ARHE Cornerstone Award for Student Support
Anna Lee Trevino
Collegiate Recovery Philanthropist of the Year Award
Kathy and Ray Hayes
Ray and Kathy are Mississippi natives, receiving college degrees from Mississippi State University. The Hayes’ professional lives have included opportunities in Mississippi, Texas and Alabama.
The Hayes’ have two children, Nick and Sarah (Abe Yellen) and are the proud grandparents of Jackson Owen Hayes.
Collegiate Recovery Champion Award
Independence Blue Cross Foundation
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the Independence Blue Cross Foundation (Foundation) is a private, corporate charitable foundation that was established in 2011 with a mission to lead sustainable solutions that improve the health and well-being of the community. The Foundation has awarded nearly $48M in grants to nonprofits and academic institutions in the southeastern Pennsylvania region whose programs and services address access to care, the health care workforce, and nonprofit sustainability.
Learn more by visiting our website: www.ibxfoundation.org