Meet the team.

Our Staff

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Jamie Lebish, CADC, MHRT, CRMA

Executive Director & Residence Manager

Jamie's vision is to offer a peaceful one-stop alternative for people in early recovery needing a safe non-judgemental place in which to recover from substance use disorder. He has now brought The Ranch from a dream to reality. Jamie is Ranch director of the program, recovery coach, counselor and Residence Manager at The Andersson Ranch

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Katherine Anderson-Caldwell

Director of Advancement

Katherine's generous support has enabled The Ranch to become a reality. As Director of Advancement, she helps to ensure the near and long-term position and stability of the organization. She also helps design and furnish our facilities.

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Darren Ripley, LADC, CCS

Ranch Clinical Supervisor 

We now welcome our new clinical supervisor and all around excellent counselor Darren Ripley. Darren is a Licensed Drug and Alcohol Counselor and Certified Clinical Supervisor. He practices at Kennebec Behavioral health-OHH program in Skowhegan

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Dr. Gust Stringos, DO

Interim Medical Director

Gust has been a family practice physician in Skowhegan for decades.  He is the Medical Director for Redington-Fairview General Hospital. A member of ASAM, he has been treating individuals for substance use for many years.

Board of Directors

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Jamie Lebish

Director & Founder

 

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Katherine Anderson-Caldwell

Chair & Co-founder

 

Our Partners

We appreciate the support of these organizations. Without their partnership, we would not be able to do what we do. Are you interested in partnering with us? Contact us and let us know.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of a diverse array of stakeholders who volunteer to provide essential advice and feedback to the Board of Directors. Members share their professional skills, expertise, and knowledge all in an effort to help our organization in its ongoing planning and operation. The Advisory Board provides critical steering and insight into positioning our organization for sustainability, particularly in planning and executing its near-term and long-term strategic plans. Advisors also provide valuable research and data to help with these goals.

If you are interested in joining our Advisory Board, please contact us.

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Nathan Cermelj

Nathan is Director of Business Development at Liberty Bay Recovery Center in Portland, Maine.

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Tia St. Pierre, RN, ASM

Tia is a Medical-Surgical Nurse at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center and an Occupational Health Nurse for ABB Technologies, Inc.

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Dr. Ronald Springel, MD

Ron is a physician and the program manager for the Maine Association of Recovery Residences.

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