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.

MEET THE BOARD

Amy Boyd Austin, M.S.S.

President
Amy Boyd Austin is the Founding Director of the University of Vermont’s Catamount Recovery Program. ...

Patrice Salmeri, MA, LADC

Past President
Patrice Salmeri is the Director of the StepUP® Program at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minnesota, ...

Thomas Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT

President Elect
Thomas G. Kimball, Ph.D., LMFT, is the George C. Miller Family Regents Professor at Texas ...

Jason Callis, MSW

Secretary
Program Manager Collegiate Recovery Community The University of Georgia Jason Callis was hired as the ...

Tim Rabolt

Treasurer
Tim Rabolt is a graduate student at The George Washington University (GWU) in the School ...
REGIONAL REPRESENTATIVES

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 ...

Sierra Castedo

Southwest Representative
Sierra Castedo is the Director of The Center for Students in Recovery at The University ...
STUDENT REPRESENTATIVES

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 ...
FOUNDING BOARD MEMBERS

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 ...