Board Members & Regional Representatives

The elected board members of the ARHE are a voluntary group of leaders who serve the national collegiate recovery community. The highest priority of each board member is to support and encourage the student population in recovery on their individual campuses and to enable national collegiate programs to develop, connect, and be sustainable.

The board jointly oversee the activities of the organization, supports its membership, and the implementation of the strategic plan. The board is organized in terms of officers — President, President Elect, Past President, Secretary, and Treasurer with additional regional representation.


Jack Sykstus, M.S

Graduate Student
Graduate Assistant, Collegiate Recovery Community Jack Sykstus earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology ...

Lindsay Montgomery

Undergraduate Student
Lindsay Montgomery is an undergraduate student at Kennesaw State University working on degrees in both ...

John Ruyak

Pacific Representative
John Ruyak has a Master’s in Public Health John is the Alcohol, Drug, and Recovery ...

Samantha Randall

Mountain Representative
The University of Colorado-Boulder Collegiate Recovery Center (CUCRC) Sam Randall is the Program Manager for ...

Matt Statman, LMSW, CAADC

Midwest Representative
Matt Statman has worked in addiction treatment and recovery support since 2004. In 2009, while ...

Jason Whitney

Northeast Representative
Jason Whitney is an Instructor in the College of Education. He helped launch the Penn ...

Susie Mullens

Mid-Atlantic Representative
Susie is a licensed psychologist, licensed professional counselor, certified advanced alcohol & drug counselor & ...

Joan M. Scully, LCSW, MCAP

Southeast Representative
Joan M. Scully, LCSW, MCAP (Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Master Certified Addictions Professional) Joan Scully ...