Meet Our Staff & Board

 

Will Eberle 

 

executive director

Will Eberle, MPA (he, him), a person in co-curing recovery, is the Executive Director of Recovery Vermont and the Vermont Association of Mental Health and Addiction Recovery. Will has overcome trauma, poverty, unemployment, homelessness, mental health crises, and addiction. He models neuroplasticity and resilience in his life and work. 

In this role, Will is honored to have the opportunity to grow and support the state-wide network of partners that provide tools for all Vermonters to enjoy recovery, health, and happiness. He anchors his own recovery in trail-running, knitting, music, and human connection. Will is a collaborative leader who is deeply committed to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion. He has made reducing the tragic, untimely, deaths of dearly loved Vermonters from suicide, overdose, and social isolation a top priority of his tenure. 

Will supports all paths to recovery. He believes recovery is possible for everyone, no matter what they have been through, so long as we extend judgement-free compassion and empathy to people living with trauma, mental health and substance use challenges and provide a rich and diverse array of recovery resources and options to all Vermonters.

Lisa Lord

 

Director of Workforce Development

Lisa Lord (she, her) is the Director of Workforce Programs at Recovery Vermont.  Her work is focused on creating a state-wide network of Recovery Friendly Workplaces and supporting Vermont’s Recovery Coaches and the life-changing work they do as they gain and maintain their nationally and internationally reciprocal certification.  She is inspired daily by the transformative nature of recovery and how transferable the skills learned through a recovery journey are to the workplace. 

 

Tiffanie Katsuva

 

RURAL RECOVERY GRANT MANAGER

Tiffanie Katsuva (she, her) was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. She moved to VT a couple of years ago with her mom and sisters. Tiffanie attended Burlington High School and earned her bachelor’s degree at Saint Michael’s College. As the Rural Recovery Grant Manager, Tiffanie is in charge of leading community listening sessions to better understand the needs of our rural communities in Vermont.

 

Will Roberts

 

director of training

Will Roberts (he, they) comes to VAMHAR with 20 plus years experience as a trainer and facilitator in a wide variety of fields. Their knowledge of adult learning theory and proficiency in training development, design, and content delivery support the creation and execution of top notch trainings. Will brings with them excellence in communication, compassion and deep listening skills.

 

Drusilla Roessle

 

chief operations officer

Dru (she/her) brings experience facilitating organizational planning and collaboration with government, nonprofits, and community groups in a way that cultivates creativity and trust. As the Chief Operations Officer, she ensures our work is aligned with our principles, enriches the experiences of our partners and networks, and is responsive to the changing experiences and insights of Vermonters in recovery so that we can feel our collective impact over time.

 

Brittany Karkut

 

VADIC COORDINATOR

Brittany began managing VADIC in 2015. Prior to this, she served on our Board of Trustees. Her background is in Marketing and Communications with a Bachelors degree from Champlain College. Through VADIC, Brittany is able to provide free information and resources to all Vermonters and our Partners all across Vermont. VADIC is Supported by a Grant from the Vermont Department of Health, Division of Substance Use Programs.

Board of Trustees

William Keithcart, MA, LADC, MAC, SAP – VAMHAR Board Chair

Mary Donnelly, MA, RC – VAMHAR Board Vice-Chair

Mary Moulton, MPA – VAMHAR Board Treasurer

Catherine Kalkstein, MSW – VAMHAR Board member

Havah Walther, MA, CSS, GAL – VAMAHR Board member

Umesh Acharya, BS – VAMHAR Board member

CONTACT US

Recovery Vermont
A program of VAMHAR
100 State Street, Suite 352

Montpelier, VT 05602