Meet Our Team

Pictured: Anna Reed, Greg Wooley, ​Crystal Lilly, Dawn Clay, Kayla Hancock, Debbie Lodrick, Dan Renaud

 

Co-Founder and Executive Director
Anna
Reed

Anna Reed is Co-Founder and Executive Director of Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.  Anna has served Central Florida for 10 years through providing drug and alcohol prevention programs.  In addition, Anna provided parent programs and faculty training's  Through this work she recognized the need for an increase in the number of supports available for adolescents in recovery from substance use disorder. 

 

To assist in expansion of this level of support into Central Florida Anna enrolled in the Masters in Nonprofit Management Program at the University of Central Florida.  Anna is anticipated to complete this program in Spring 2021.  In July 2019 Anna joined the board of the first recovery school in the state, River Oak Center, located in Jacksonville FL.  

 

Anna's mission in life is to, "help more people, better" and does this through providing service to others.  Anna values balance and works to be the best wife and mother possible to her two amazing daughters Charlotte and Jayden.  


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Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board
Greg
Wooley

Greg Wooley is Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board for Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida. Greg also serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee.  Greg is President of Wooley Brothers Inc., Roofing Company in St. Cloud Florida.  

Greg is an author of inspirational poetry. His published Rise and Shine poetry series can be found on Amazon. A portion of the proceeds from the Rise and Shine series helps support the services provided by Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.

 

He is a husband to his wife Monica and a dedicated father to their five children. He is a person in long term recovery. He continues to be dedicated to his recovery and to helping others overcome issues of substance use disorder.

 

Vice Chair
Crystal
Lilly

Crystal Lilly serves as the Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors of Florida Recovery Schools.  Crystal also serves as the Chair of the Board Development Committee.  Crystal has worked in the mental health field helping children and families for the last 12 years in Central Florida.

 

Crystal currently works for Federation of Families of Central Florida, Inc. as the Deputy Executive Director.  Crystal co-facilitates training on wellness and stress management by utilizing the Wellness Recovery Action Plan with both youth and adults in the community.

 

Crystal has presented at international and statewide conferences promoting wellness, youth engagement and peer support.  Crystal was recognized by the Department of Health in Orange County in 2019 as a Public Health Hero and by Molina HealthCare in 2015 for Outstanding Service in the Community.  She has also been recognized as a Community Champion by the Seminole County Children’s Cabinet in 2013 and 2014. 

 

Crystal volunteers for local committees and nonprofits in the community that serve youth, families and peers. She has a strong passion to end the stigma surrounding mental health and to emphasize the importance of wellness.  

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Treasurer
Dawn
Clay

Dawn Clay serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.  Dawn also is the Chair of the Financial Planning Committee.  Dawn is the founder and CEO of Valentines Bookkeeping Services.  Her passion for bookkeeping and accounting began in 1990 when she worked for a CPA doing small business bookkeeping and continues on. As a Certified QuickBooks Online ProAdvisor, her goal is to provide accurate and reliable data. 

 

Dawn Clay has been in recovery for 21 years.  She thrives when helping others and values service to others. 

Secretary
Kayla
Hancock

Kayla Hancock serves as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.  

 

Kayla Hancock has experience and interest in studying juvenile recidivism.  Through this research, Kayla has determined that without the right conditions, the path to re-offend during recovery is increasingly high. It is important that recovery efforts are maintained in order for juveniles to obtain a life of wellness. Kayla believes recovery schools can make a big impact on individual lives and society as we progress.

 

Board Member
Debbie
Lodrick

Debbie Lodrick serves as the Chair of the Fund Development Committee for Florida Recovery Schools of Central Florida.   Debbie  has a bachelor’s degree in finance from UCF (go Knights!) and is a Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator in the state of Florida. 

 

Debbie is in long-term recovery and has been a member of a 12-step program since 1997.  Debbie’s son has been in recovery for 7+ years and got clean at the age of 23, but his use began at the age of 16.  She is truly passionate about providing a safe educational space for adolescents and teens who deal with the struggles of trying to stay clean in their current environment. 

 

With the help of the other members of her committee, she is committed to gathering as many resources as possible to support the opening of recovery high schools in Central Florida. 

Board Member
Dan
Renaud

Dan Renaud, CAP, is a respected addiction counselor throughout the state of Florida. He is considered a subject matter expert in the areas of adolescent substance use disorder and its impacts on the family.

 

As a person in long term recovery, Mr. Renaud has helped countless others follow their journey into recovery. He specializes in adolescent treatment and family crisis intervention, utilizing various individual and group therapy modalities.

 

At the prompting of a colleague in October 2014 he along with three others met and discussed the formation of what is now Florida Recovery Schools located in Jacksonville FL. The first recovery high school in Florida and at the time of its founding the only recovery high school in the southeast.

 

Currently, Mr. Renaud is a Counselor in Private Practice in Jacksonville FL, and is the Founder and Executive Director of Florida Recovery Schools. 

 

Dan holds a BS in Social Science and Business Administration from Jacksonville University and is pursuing his master’s degree in Public Administration from Barry University with expected graduation in 2021.

 

Personally Dan has 5 adult children and 2 grandchildren that he enjoys spending time with.  

Board Member
Mary
Bridges

Mary Bridges has 27 years of experience in the Public School System.  Mary currently serves as Executive Director of Student Services for Orange County Public School District.   

 

Mary has a passion to ensure all students in Orange County Public Schools receive the education as well as social/emotional/mental health resources they need to be healthy and successful.

Board Member
Julie
Hoyt

Julie Hoyt serves as the Chair of the Marketing Committee.  Julie Hoyt is a Caregiver and Seasonal Project Manager at Arnold Palmer Invitational.  

 

Julie has a passion for casting her "net" to offering support for parents, siblings, and extended family as they navigate the recovery process, walking alongside their teen.  She incorporates her love of marketing, networking, and connection to empower parents with tools and support to remind them they are not alone on this journey.  

 

Julie has been married to David for 25 years and together they raise Allie & Jack through their teen years.

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Board Member
Cynthia Crouch

Cynthia Crouch, Lead Therapist for Harmony Hills Behavioral Health believes that she was called to walk alongside those suffering from mental health and substance abuse disorders. She is a talented and compassionate communicator who holds the beliefs of Psychodynamic and Person-Centered therapeutic practices.  Cynthia is well known as an advocate in many recovery communities around Central Florida and has helped countless men and women reunite with their children and families. She has had the honor of helping write a program as well as, work as the assistant program manager for one of Florida’s only trauma-informed recovery programs that meet the unique needs of victims of sex trafficking.  Cynthia holds several licenses and certifications in the State of Florida.  Cynthia is a licensed mental health counselor intern, a certified addiction professional, a certified recovery residence administrator.  She is EMDR trained, certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis Prevention Intervention, Psychological First Aid, and Hope Focused Couples Counseling. 

Cynthia currently holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Psychology from Rollins College where she graduated Magna Cum Laude and received her Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grace College and Theological Seminary.  In 2014, Cynthia was inducted into the PHI CHI International Honor Society in Psychology

Board Member
Kathleen 
McLeod-Daly

Kathleen McLeod-Daly is an accomplished mental health advocate and leader. As a  Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Central Florida for over twenty years, she has worked tirelessly to support, grow, and invigorate mental health programs, agencies,  and non-profit management.  

She began her career as one of the youngest CBAs (Certified Behavior Analyst)  working with autistic children in schools and group homes. As a Licensed Evaluator and  Assessor, Kathleen has worked in schools, homes, foster care, and detention centers providing testing, evaluations, and recommendations for care through DCF and the court system. She has worked as a contracted therapist for various agencies as well has worked independently as a Behavioral Health Consultant. Her other experience includes her period as a Clinical Services Manager and Director of Clinical Services. She continues to work with children and families experiencing trauma, substance abuse,  mental health issues, and teen pregnancy. Involvement in ACEs of Central Florida, the  Peace and Justice Institute’s Creating a Resilient Community (CRC) Network, and the  National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED) assist in her continued professional growth. 

Gandhi’s quote “Be the change you want to see in the world,” encapsulates Kathleen’s passion. Also, referred to by colleagues as “Kat,” her driving passion is to advocate for the “forgotten” children in our communities. It is her belief: “Being trauma-informed and spreading our knowledge of trauma, ACEs, and building more resilient communities is key to raising productive and successful children. Children are our future. Their minds and bodies need to be afforded proper tools to become accomplished future citizens in our community. A motivated team comprised from various sectors and diverse communities is needed to reach this goal. Mental health and wellness are not a choice,  but a necessity.”

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