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Michael J Jones, Executive Director, Massachusetts Alliance for Sober Housing

Michael Jones is the Executive Director of the Massachusetts Alliance for Sober Housing (MASH).  MASH sober homes provide refuge in recovery for people dealing with the cunning, baffling, and powerful aftermath of addiction.  MASH sober houses offer hope, community, and a home on the road to recovery

Mike Jones is the owner, founder, and President of the Capitol Capital Group, LLC (CCG), a government relations firm.  For over 20 years CCG has represented numerous non-profit trade organizations and U.S. corporations, specializing in exporting U.S. goods and services abroad.

Jones is a former restauranteur, rental property owner and has extensive skills at managing small and medium size business in Massachusetts.

Jones has one daughter and they live in Walpole, Massachusetts.

Silvia Dominguez-Bodie, Operations Manager

Silvia Dominguez-Bodie has served as MASH’s executive assistant since December 2018. In this role, she wears multiple hats to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency, and accurate reporting. Before joining MASH, Silvia was the MetroWest Chronic Disease Self-Management Program Regional Coordinator at BayPath Elder Services. She has an associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Middlesex Community College and is a master trainer in chronic disease self-management.

Board of Directors

Jeff Gershman, President

Jeff Gershman is the Chief Executive Officer of Square Medical Group, a community-focused mental health and substance abuse agency. After working in investment banking and health care startups, Jeff joined Square Medical Group with the goal of creating responsible and effective behavioral health treatment in New England. He graduated from New York University’s Stern School of Business with a bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting. Jeff’s involvement with MASH began when he founded the Garnet Recovery Community in Quincy, a 21-bed men’s sober house. He has served on the MASH board since 2016 as treasurer and president.

Kathleen Delaney Campbell, Treasurer

Kathleen Delaney Campbell is the owner of KDC Accounting Solutions, a small accounting practice specializing in QuickBooks and Quicken consulting. She has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the University of Lowell. Kathleen completed the coursework for the LADAC certificate in 2018 at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She currently works at the Woburn Police Department as a recovery coach for The Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative (PARRI).

Laura Ames, Clerk

Laura Ames joined the Recovery Centers of America (RCA) in 2017. Laura has a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Anna Maria College, a Master of Business Administration from Anna Maria College, a Master of Science in Nursing Administration and Patient Education from Anna Maria College, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Fitchburg State College. Laura has successfully opened and licensed both detoxification and clinical stabilization services at RCA. Laura is passionate about ensuring patient satisfaction and comfort at RCA at Danvers.

Bill Berneburg

Bill Berneburg is the owner-operator of 1,2,3 House, a network of sober homes. He opened his first sober house in Brockton in May 2012. 1,2,3 House has grown since its inception, with two more locations at 26 St. Casimir Avenue in Brockton and 57 Church Green in Taunton. Currently, the homes that are part of 1,2,3 House have 60 beds and are parole-approved. Bill, with the help of his house managers, is focused on helping men recover from the disease of alcoholism and drug addiction. He has been sober for 21 years. Bill has been a member of the MASH board since 2015 and is chair of the MASH ethics committee.

Denise Donovan

Denise Donovan is an assistant clerk magistrate at the Boston Municipal Court Department’s Central Division. She began working at the Boston Municipal Court in the Probation Department in 1994. Denise has a bachelor’s degree in Legal Practice in Criminal Justice from the University of Massachusetts Boston and a master’s certificate in Woman in Politics and Government from the University of Massachusetts Boston. In 2010, Denise graduated from Massachusetts School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree and is a member of the Massachusetts Bar. Denise is passionate about helping people in recovery in both her professional career and her personal life.

Brian Murphy

Brian Murphy is the co-owner and operator of Recovery Upfront, a men’s sober home in Weymouth established in 2007. He also previously co-owned and operated two male sober homes in Quincy, and he is currently the owner and operator of BFM Painters and Home Renovators, a commercial and residential paint contracting business in Quincy. Prior to establishing his own business, Brian worked in various management positions at a contract engineering company in Boston and Los Angeles. He has served on the MASH Board of Directors since the organization’s inception in 2007.

Matthew Powers

Matthew Powers is the owner-operator of Chelsea’s House LLC, which has multiple homes for men and women in Chelsea and Lynn. He opened his first home in 2012 with his two brothers. The Chelsea’s House Franklin Street location was the first male MASH-certified house in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Matthew has served on the MASH Board of Directors for five years and is on the Ethics Committee. Matthew and his team at Chelsea’s House continue to sit on multiple recovery court teams that advocate for addicts and alcoholics. He is in long-term recovery himself and has built a successful mechanical company.

Richard Winant

Rich Winant is the director of The Kelly House, a men’s sober house in Wakefield. After working in corporate settings for more than 25 years, Rich made a career change to the recovery field. He is also a certified recovery coach and attended the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Addiction Counselor program. He served as MASH’s president from 2014 to 2018 and as a board member of the Reading Coalition Against Substance Abuse. As a person in recovery for more than 14 years, Rich opened The Kelly House because he saw the need to help this vulnerable population. He has a bachelor’s degree from Clark University.

Troy Clarkson

Troy Clarkson became Brockton’s CFO in February of 2019. He is the Founder and President of the Sober Living Foundation and also serves as President of the non-profit Carousel of Light, Inc. He is an author and speaker with more than a quarter-century of experience in positions of leadership in government and public service. He holds a BA in Political Science from  Boston College and a Masters in Public Administration from Bridgewater State University.

Oscar de la Rosa

Oscar de la Rosa is an individual who is passionate about Healthcare and Public Health and is determined to make a positive impact on the well-being of all people. Oscar most recently served as a Public Health Prevention Specialist for the City of Worcester Division of Public Health. In this role, he coordinated State and Federal grants that aimed to impact the substance use continuum of care. This role included interventions to prevent substance use in youth and address the systems that continue to create barriers for recovery. Oscar is currently studying at the UMass Medical School Graduate School of Nursing to become a Doctorally-Prepared Family Nurse Practitioner.

Paul Thomas

An ardent supporter of housing and ending homelessness. Professional career began in education, teaching at high school and college levels. Former owner/operator of limousine, black car service, and a sports camp for at risk youth in the City of Boston. Transitioned into the financial industry as Founder and Chief Operating Officer of a large Massachusetts registered mortgage lender. Currently employed by the Department of Corrections in the Reentry Service Division focusing on housing development.  Serve as a committee member of Community Economic Development Assistance Corporation (CEDAC). Former BOD officer of Marina Bay Civic Association and several Condominium Associations in the state. BS degree in Economics from Suffolk University.

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