We are trained specialists.

OAR clinical staff members are all licensed master’s level therapists, certified advanced alcohol and drug counselors, and are trained and experienced in treating co-occurring mental health conditions and trauma. We are accredited by CARF International (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), which is an independent, nonprofit accreditor of behavior health and addiction treatment programs.

Our Staff

  • Stacie Alejandro
  • Martha Appleton
  • Brittney Aten
  • Merv Auchtung
  • Nicole Betterly, LLMSW
  • Kyle Boer, LLMSW, MDIV
  • Sarah Cohen, LMSW, CAADC, ADS
  • Kathy DeJonge
  • Elizabeth DelReal, LLMSW, CAADC
  • Lara Dewitt M.Ed, SCL
  • Gabby Johnson
  • Melinda Jurries
  • Janet Laing, LMSW, CAADC, CCS-M
  • Heather McCarthy
  • Eric Millar
  • Anna O‚ÄôRourke, LLMSW
  • Jason Paris, LLMSW
  • Tara Pierson, LMSW, CAADC
  • Kelli Rottschafer
  • Priscilla Shafor
  • Penny Smith
  • Shelly Southwell
  • Jim Stark, LMSW, ACSW, CAADC, ADS
  • Kella Svoboda, LMSW, CAADC, CCS
  • David D. Teater
  • Christina Uildriks
  • Jordie VanderWal, LLMSW, ADS
  • Lucy Vilcans

OAR is a community supported organization.

Established in 1971, OAR is governed by a Board of Directors composed of concerned community members who are dedicated to providing treatment and the hope of recovery for individuals and families struggling with alcoholism and chemical dependency. If you’re interested in opportunities to serve on OAR’s Board of Directors, contact us to learn more.

Our Board of Directors

  • David D. Teater, Executive Director
  • Chuck Kohlruss, President
  • Lindsey Gorsline, Vice President
  • Steve Darrow, Treasurer
  • Kate Bareman
  • J. Michael Christensen
  • Ralph Edgington
  • Jess Garrison
  • Linda Jacobs
  • Tom Lagone
  • Dr. Barry McAlpine
  • Dr. Bill Vander Vliet