Replication Program Coordinator
Andrea's life includes a varied and distinguished career across many fields in which management and people/program development were a focus. After 30 years in business, she entered the social service sector first through volunteerism, and later developing and managing programs in addictions/recovery, mental health, and corrections. She has earned degrees in Journalism, Communications, Addiction Counseling and Ministry. Andrea is an ordained Interfaith Minister and completed her doctoral work by translating the principles of A.A. in eight faith traditions, which is being utilized in over 75 countries. In 2007, Andrea opened Stepping Stones, a supportive housing program that promotes early reunification of mothers with their children in foster care. Andrea is based in San Diego and she introduced Victim/Offender Education Groups (VOEG) programs there as a volunteer at RJ Donovan State Prison, George F. Bailey, and Las Colinas Detention & Reentry Centers.