Friday, December 19, 2014
Patty McCarthy Metcalf is New Executive Director of Faces & Voices of Recovery
December 16th, 2014/
Faces & Voices of Recovery announced the organization’s new Executive Director is Patty McCarthy Metcalf, MS, a longtime board member.
McCarthy Metcalf comes to Faces & Voices of Recovery from the Center for Social Innovation, where she served as a Deputy Director of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Bringing Recovery Supports to Scale Technical Assistance Center Strategy initiative.
Previously, she served for a decade as the Director of Friends of Recovery-Vermont, a statewide recovery community organization promoting the power of long-term recovery to improve the health and quality of life of Vermonters.
In addition to public policy and education, her work has focused on community mobilizing, peer-based recovery support services and peer workforce development. She has been instrumental in the development of a national accreditation for recovery community organizations and in the development of peer support standards.
McCarthy Metcalf is a woman in long-term recovery from alcohol and drug addiction, since 1989.