Finger Lakes Area Counseling
& Recovery Agency
Founded in 1973, FLACRA is a private, not-for-profit agency serving individuals and their loved ones in the Finger Lakes Region whose lives are affected by substance use, mental health, and other health related disorders.
FLACRA employs 500 full-time, part-time and per-diem staff comprised of program supervisors, credentialed substance use counselors, peer specialists, nurses, vocational, therapy aides and administrative staff – all dedicated to the individuals and families in recovery.
Our executive management team has decades of knowledge and experience and leads with strong commitment and dedication to the agency values.
To provide quality care for youth, adults, and families in the Finger Lakes area whose lives are affected by alcohol and/or Substance Use Disorders and/or Mental Health Care needs. Our holistic approach incorporates providing physical and social healthcare services.
Innovation, Empowerment, and Accountability
Collaboration and Community Relationships
Customer Care, Quality, and Positive Outcomes
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Equal Access
Authentic & Direct Communication
Dedicated to maintaining quality and integrity in all aspects of our operations.
FLACRA is committed to conformance with high ethical standards and compliance with all governing laws and regulations in the delivery of Substance Use and Mental Health Services.
It is the personal responsibility of all who are associated with FLACRA to honor this commitment in accordance with the terms of the FLACRA Canon of Ethical Principles and Code of Ethics, related policies and procedures, and standards developed by FLACRA in connection with the Corporate Compliance Program.
Click here to see FLACRA Corporate Compliance Plan
FLACRA Leadership Team
Jennifer Carlson, President & CEO
Ruth Donk, COO
Ken Kathan, CFO
Jessica McCall, CPO
Geoffrey Kogler, Executive Vice President
Jason Briggs, Executive Vice President
Crystal Clark, Executive Vice President
Desirae Adams, Vice President of Residential Services
Michelle Colegrove, Vice President of Nursing & Medical Services
Kristina Loughlin, Vice President of Outpatient Services
Charles Weaver, Vice President of Information Technology
John L’Hommedieu, Vice President of CCBHC
Yvonne Fitzgerald, Vice President of Facilities
Melanie Reabold, Senior Director of Human Resources
Cherish Allen, Senior Director of Quality Assurance
Stephanie West, Senior Director of Maxwell & Otte Hall
Breanne Guetzman, Senior Director of Reintegration
Diane DeRuyter, Senior Director of Integrated Treatment Services
Alexi Michaelson, Senior Director of Housing & Community Based Services
Dorothy White, Senior Director of Regional Outpatient Clinical Operations
Kris Amos, Senior Director of Crisis Services & Mobile Clinic
Noah Welker, Senior Director of Recovery Community Centers
Nichole Hudson, Regional Director of Outpatient & Forensic Services
Lindy Powers, Regional Director of Outpatient & School Based Services
Board of Directors Chair