Joshua Palmer

Joshua Palmer serves the Recovery Café Network as an Emerging Member Manager. Originally from Texas, he has lived in Colorado, Pennsylvania, and now Seattle, where he joined the Network team in 2023. After studying music and creative writing for several years, he began working in service-oriented nonprofits with a focus on prison abolition and housing […]

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Maddy Lee

Maddy Lee serves as the Network’s Associate Director of Engagement and Communications. Prior to joining the Network, Maddy most recently worked with The Phoenix, a sober active community, in Boston. She has a background in institutional giving with experience in grant writing, philanthropy, and development. She is a licensed social worker with a MSW from […]

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Sara Jones

Sara Jones is the Recovery Café Network’s Monitoring and Evaluation Manager. They have a deep connection to the recovery community through lived, academic, and professional experience. Sara holds a degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies from Edmonds College, where they studied the foundations of social services and the impact childhood development has on life […]

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Camille Anderson

Camille Anderson serves as the Network’s Associate Director of Training and Learning. Prior to joining the Network team, Camille served as Director of Recovery Café Indy (RCI). While at RCI she implemented programs such as Family Friendly Friday, birthed the vision behind Youth Cafés to develop a multigenerational approach to recovery and healing, and aided […]

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Michael Scullin

Michael Scullin serves as the Recovery Café Network’s Network Coordinator. With a background in nonprofit data and technology support, he enjoys the challenge of providing that expertise to the RCN team and larger Network and figuring out how to best utilize all of it for maximum impact. In recent years Michael has been heavily involved […]

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Krysta Peterson

Krysta Peterson serves the Network as an Emerging Member Manager. She has served in community settings for over 10 years as a program manager, mental health facilitator, family advocate, and volunteer manager. Following two years with the AmeriCorps VISTA program, Krysta attended the University of Montana where she received her M.A. in Global Youth Development […]

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Julia Selle

Julia Selle serves as the Network’s Special Projects Manager. She joined the Recovery Café family in 2021 as the QuEST Fellow and Radical Hospitality Coordinator at Recovery Café South Lake Union. Julia previously worked in environmental justice and public health research, conservation and outdoor education, and outdoor adventure leadership. She joined the Network team in […]

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Mike Schut

Mike Schut serves as the Network’s Communications Manager. After college he volunteered for a year as a resident manager at Samaritan Inns in Washington, DC, where he first met Recovery Café’s Cofounder Killian Noe. Mike appreciates working with the Network, supporting the creation of communities embodying the truths that we are all loved and that […]

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Ken Goldstein

Ken Goldstein serves as Senior Catalyst and Outreach Manager. Ken has been working in nonprofits and community-based organizations since 1989 and consulting to nonprofits since 2003. He has served many organizations as a senior executive or board member, including having been the first executive director of Recovery Café San José, from 2015-2019. Since 2021 he […]

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Alex Welch

Alex Welch serves as Senior Engagement Manager for the Network. Before joining the team in November 2021, she earned her Master of Public Health in Health Policy & Law from Boston University’s School of Public Health and has worked in community engagement, policy, and program implementation settings. They were raised and lived in Massachusetts until […]

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