Tracey Martin - Executive Director
Tracey is originally from Massachusetts and moved to Maine over 27 years ago. A proud mother of two and stepmother of four. Besides the love of her life Jeff (Husband of 21 years), she has a granddaughter that is 4 years old and is awaiting the arrival of her 2nd granddaughter!
She recently moved from the Waterville area to take a position at the Lakes Region Recovery Center. Tracey had worked for an organization for over 11 years where Business, Finance and Education was the focus.
Tracey studied at Andover College, University of Maine system and in 2017 enrolled with Purdue Global with the plans of obtaining another degree. She also attended the Maine State Criminal Justice Academy.
Tracey has attended the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Training and the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy Training of Trainers program. This will allow her to be able to train other people in the community that are interested in becoming Recovery Coaches.
She has an open-door policy-Stop in and hello if you haven’t already!
Micki Bless - Communications Specialist
Micki moved to Bridgton from Brooklyn, New York. She has a BFA in dance and choreography from California Institute of the Arts. When not at the Recovery Center, Micki can be found at Western Maine Dance and Gymnastics teaching her passion for dance to a younger generation. She also has quite the obsession for puzzles and her and Jazmine (her cat) can spend much of their down time finding peace and tranquility putting a jigsaw puzzle together.
Micki is in recovery herself, is a Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist and has completed the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy. Here at LRRC Micki is our Communications Specialist. Micki believes that one person helping another is how we heal, grow and recover. Together.
Michelle Valeriani - Program Coordinator
Michelle was born and raised in Maine. She spent most of her young life between Bangor and Bridgton in the foster care system. She is a person in recovery herself and loves to spend her down time relaxing near the water or playing sports (she's known to be the MVP of most games she plays). Michelle has gone through both the Certified Intentional Peer Support Specialist Training and the CCAR Recovery Coach Academy. She has also done the "Train the Trainer" and co-facilitates Recovery Coach Academy classes.
Here, at LRRC, Michelle is one of our valued recovery coaches. She assists on the Access Recovery Line, meets with individuals new in recovery and has been known to facilitate a meeting or two.
Michelle, who is a mother of 3, lives in Fryeburg, Maine with her husband. Michelle is always there to support her brothers and sisters in recovery.