Voices of Hope Board of Directors are individuals in recovery, family members and allies who support recovery initiatives in Maryland. They are passionate about advocating for the health and wellness of families who have faced substance use. They make sure Voices of Hope programs follow our mission and that we remain financially sound. Several of our Board members are:

Karli Secor, one of the founding members of Voices of Hope, is the President of the Board. She has been a firefighter and EMT in Cecil County for 25 years. Karli is a person in long term recovery since 2005. “People in my home community are suffering and I want to help show them a new life. We do recover!”

Michelle Ravert has twenty-four years of professional experience managing people, processes, projects, programs, and products in the financial services industry.  Held numerous leadership positions to:

  • Recruit, organize, train, and retain quality adult volunteers. 
  • Increase membership and change policy in Cecil County Schools.
  • Organize and facilitate events to build character and develop leadership skills in youth. 
  • Develop succession plans to ensure continuity of quality program delivery in Cecil County.
Board Member – Robert Gauss
Board Member Shauna McGough and Secretary Salena Garber
Lorri Irrgang – Board Member