The Goal of the Membership Committee is to organize and outline membership to AzRHA, ensuring that every member and potential member receives the benefits and knowledge that AzRHA offers. Everything from inspections and the mentorship program to upholding our standards stems from the hardworking and always accessible Membership Committee.
JP owns and operates Alliance Sober Living, specializing in the continued success of young men attempting to make an impact in their community through recovery. JP has been an active member in AzRHA since he opened his home more than 2 years ago. The driving force behind JP’s passion for recovery remains seeing the men is his homes move on with their lives and continuing to spread a message of recovery.
MARKETING & EDUCATION COMMITTEE
The Marketing Committee operates as the liaison to the community from AzRHA. Realizing that representing the community at events and community townhalls is imperative to the mission of recovery and AzRHA. They are also working to provide more recovery related events that will help bring the community together for clean and sober fun. They also provide and coordinate the education segments of the monthly AzRHA Meetings.
Patrick is the Co-Founder of Stone Valley Recovery. He has been volunteering as the Marketing Chairperson since moving to Phoenix almost one and a half years ago. Prior to becoming a Sober Home owner Patrick was a Program Director for Treatment Centers in Florida and a Counselor.
PUBLIC POLICY COMMITTEE
In the climate of the recovery community in recent times, the Public Policy Committee is fighting on the front lines and in the halls of Government to ensure the safe, ethical and fair treatment of those in recovery. The dedicated service of the committee members here will have a lasting effect on the State of Arizona’s view and legislation of Sober Homes for years to come.
Michelle Siwek is the public policy chair for the Arizona Recovery Housing Association and has served on the Executive Committee in several capacities since 2011. Michelle is the owner of Centered Living of Arizona and has operated sober living homes in Scottsdale since 2010. Her passion for sober living arose out of a need to provide structure in a safe and sober environment for individuals in early recovery. In addition to her sober living interests, Michelle is the CFO of a local treatment center, is actively involved in the Art of Recovery and works one-on-one with women in the recovery community. Michelle is in long term recovery and is passionate about helping individuals struggling with alcohol and drug addiction, she is a firm believer in paying it forward so that all who have a sincere desire can recover.