Our Executive Director, Pam Coffey provides Healthy House with the leadership necessary to fulfill its mission. Pam reports to the board of directors and has overall responsibility for carrying out all strategic and operational activities. She has a strong presence in the community, leads the development and implementation of programmatic activities, and manages the day-to-day operations of the organization.
Pam's experience includes the leadership of multiple successful businesses in Kalamazoo including Felicity Salon and the Luxe Gifts store. Pam is particularly qualified to carry out the vision of the organization because of her personal experience as a recovered addict combined with her business acumen.
Our Program Director is a full-time professional with the responsibility of ensuring the administrative excellence of the residence. They work tightly in collaboration with the Executive Director, the Operations Directors and other staff members to develop and maintain the implementation plan for to the team. Their role is to ensure we have a clear and evidence-based plan that women who join our family are well before they leave. The Program Director is in charge of policies and procedures, program management (from development to evaluation), administrative and regulatory compliance, financial and record keeping, grant and funding opportunities, community engagement among others.
The Operations Directors are full time and part-time professionals with the responsibility of managing and coordinating Healthy House. This includes duties related to (1) administration, (2) housekeeping, and (3) daily living. Those in this position work directly with women in recovery from addiction and trauma, provide structure and support to women seeking to establish stable long-term recovery from a substance use disorder. They make sure our residents feel at home and provide a motherly, sisterly, and peer figure during their stay in our home, including shared meals, advise and support, transportation, referral, etc.
The Resident Assistant is a live-in, part-time position offered to senior graduates of Healthy House or women who have had experience with living in a recovery home, and have proven positive change, positive attitude, great capability for empathy, strong leadership skills, and life-skills, commensurable to the tasks of leading other women in recovery by example.