Director - Robert Harrowa possesses many years of experience as a successful small business owner. He has had several years of experience in social programs and is knowledgeable about addiction, codependency and communication techniques. He has worked with adolescents using the "Say it Straight" program and conducted groups for men. He is a graduate of Black Hills State University and he brings experience coupled with education to lead this organization.
Evelyn Leite, MHR, LPC, Author, Counselor, and trainer with 25 years of experience in the addictions and mental health fields. Highly regarded for her seminars in multicultural counseling and education, she gives special attention to issues with people from varying cultural and ethnic backgrounds. She has designed and implemented many family programs and is proficient in spiritual and grief counseling. A family systems therapist since 1980, Evelyn incorporates feelings and compassion in the therapeutic relationship with a wide range of experience in chemical dependency, addictions, co-dependency, and domestic abuse, sexual and spiritual abuse.
She is noted for having attained success in trauma resolution, anxiety and depression, utilizing EMDR. An author, she has published works by Hazelden Education Center, Johnson Institute, and Community Intervention. In 2008 she was installed in the South Dakota Hall of Fame for her humanitarian work.