Jayme began working at Crawford County Drug and Alcohol in 2004 as a per diem assessor then moved into Prevention and became the Prevention Supervisor in 2006. Jayme now holds the Assistant Director position as of July 2019. Working at CCDAEC is stressful, challenging and very rewarding. She cherishes the roles that allow her to be a helper in the community for one of the most vulnerable populations both in their behavioral and physical health.
Jayme earned a Bachelor’s degree in education from Edinboro University including elementary and special education, as well as a Master’s degree in social work where she holds certification as a Licensed Social Worker (LSW). Reading, paper crafting, gardening, animal care and family are all Jayme’s favorite self-care activities. When Jayme is not at the office, she enjoys getting her hands in the dirt while gardening. \
Grant Writer & Development Officer
Jenny started working at Crawford County Drug & Alcohol in September 2018 and served as an AmeriCorps VISTA Lake Effect Leader for one year. In September 2019, Jenny became the Grant Writer & Development Officer.
Jenny earned her Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from Allegheny College in 2018. In her current position, Jenny writes grant applications, stewards acquired funds, and works across CCDAEC departments and community systems to promote evidence-based interventions to reduce the impacts of substance misuse. She is passionate about understanding and combating the intersection of rural health inequities, multi-generational trauma, stigma, and substance misuse. Jenny enjoys working in a professional environment with supportive and dedicated mentors.
When she’s not at the office, Jenny enjoys hiking, boating, reading nonfiction, traveling, and exercising with her dog in tow. She loves living and working in the Meadville community, including being able to walk to the office each day.
Chief Fiscal Officer
Don began working with us in 2018 as the Chief Fiscal Officer. When he is not working, he enjoys golfing and bowling to focus on some self-care. He also loves spending time with his wife Kelli and two sons, Don III and Austin.
Chris started working at Crawford County Drug and Alcohol when she was 20 years old. She resigned, as the accountant, in 1989 to devote more time in raising her children but continued working part time through 2002 doing both secretarial and fiscal work. In 2002 she returned full time with the agency. Overall, Chris has worked for over 34 years and loves her job! She enjoys using her accounting skills and being a part of helping people in our community with addiction.
Chris earned an Associate degree in accounting and information systems from the University of Pittsburgh. Her favorite self-care is a good book and a comfy chair on the porch or at the beach. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and three wonderful children, along with her grandsons!
“What does recovery mean to you?”
Recovery is a lifelong process of maintaining sobriety/abstinence; thereby, living life to its fullest ad best for both the individual and the family unit.
Shannon began working at Crawford County Drug and Alcohol in 2018 as a Fiscal Technician. When she is not working, she enjoys kayaking, hiking, scrap-booking and spending time on the beach. She also loves spending time with her husband, her Rhodesian boxer mix dog, and domestic cat. Meditation, exercise, and long walks are Shannon’s three self-care favorites.
“What does recovery mean to you?”
The process of returning to a normal state after a period of difficulty.
Dottie began in April 2015 as a temp with Crawford County Drug and Alcohol then was hired on full time in November 2015. Dottie is a Clerk Typist III and one of three that get to greet everyone that comes through the doors of our agency’s treatment department. Dottie earned an Associate degree in accounting and business management from Fortis Business Institute. She also studied Nursing and Social Work for 2 years each before deciding that numbers and business were her true passion.
When Dottie is not in the office, she enjoys many activities and being outdoors. You could often find her with her son & daughter either fishing, hiking, hunting, or riding ATV’s, all making memories they can cherish together. Walking with music is her favorite self-care activity.
The Crawford County Drug & Alcohol Executive Commission Can Help
Call (814) 724.4100 to schedule your assessment
24-Hour Crisis Hotline (814) 724.2732