Coalition Chair

Bobbi Jo Reed; Executive Director at Healing House of Kansas City

Bobbi Jo Reed is a person in long-term recovery with 24 years of sobriety. She is the Founder and CEO of Healing House, Inc., which was established in 2003 to provide quality, safe, faith-based, transitional housing for women. Through her direction Healing House has expanded to 14 homes, two apartment buildings and the Recovery Community Center that serves women, men, and children. In the process, she is transforming the community around her. Bobbi Jo has provided the opportunity for others to reclaim their lives, and began the restoration of hope; all while transforming the community around her. She is a Missouri Recovery Support Specialist, Mental Health First Aid instructor and also a Trauma Informed Care Facilitator.

Vice Chair

Kenneth Vick, Executive Director at Benilde Hall

Kenneth Vick has worked in the treatment field since 2011.  Currently, he serves as Executive Director of Benilde Hall. He previously served as Program Director at Recovery KC, operated by Comprehensive Mental Health Services, which provides residential and outpatient services for substance use disorder He has formerly worked as a clinical director at Dismas House and as a counselor at Benilde Hall.


Jill Tam: Substance Use Disorder Program Manager at CMHS

Jill Tam has been with Comprehensive Mental Health Services for a little over six years. She currently serves as Substance Use Disorder Program Manager at the George Norman Building.


Rev. Michael Liimatta; COO at Healing House

Rev. Liimatta has worked with the homeless and people struggling with substance use disorder for over 30 years. He most recently served as Executive Director at Footprints and is founder of City Vision University and of Connecting for Good, both located in Kansas City, Missouri. For over 17 years, he served as Director of Education for the Association of Gospel Rescue Missions. In 1979, Michael founded New Creation Center, a residential treatment center in Atlantic Mine, MI, where served as director for over ten years.


Rev. Elizabeth Greene ; Executive Director at Angel of Mercy Recovery House

Pastor Beth holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Scriptural Psychology from the Heart of America Bible College. She is the co-founder and Executive Director of Angels of Mercy Recovery House Inc. a transitional living home for single women in recovery from drugs and alcohol. She was ordained as a minister in 1991 and has worked in recovery for 20 plus years. Beth has been a member of KC-SATRSC since January 2011, serving previously as the Chaplain for the coalition.


Rev. Stan Archie: Clinical Supervisor at Footprints

Stan Archie is Senior Pastor at Christian Fellowship Ministries. He serves as clinical supervisor at Footprints and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a private behavioral health practice. Stan spent ten years a chaplain with the Kansas City Missouri Police Department.

Executive Committee Member

Rev. Ladell M. Flowers; Executive Director of Dismas House

Rev. Flowers is an ordained minister and has served as pastor over 30 years in three different Kansas City churches.  He holds Master’s degrees in Secondary Education and in Guidance and Counseling. He has over forty years of experience in the areas of substance abuse treatment; recovery support; corrections; and re-entry program services with a faith-based approach. Rev. Flowers is a past chair and a founding member of the Kansas City Recovery Coalition and currently serves as Chair of MCRSP (Missouri Coalition of Recovery Support Providers).

Executive Committee Member

Casey Spartz; Clinical Director at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change

Casey Spartz is Clinical Director at Heartland Center for Behavioral Change where he has been a staff member since 2018.  He has also worked as a substance abuse counselor at

Executive Committee Member

Kim Hubbard-Stewart; Regional Administrator, Missouri Probation & Parole

Kim Hubbard-Stewart has worked for the Department of Corrections for approximately 24 years. She has worked as a Corrections Service Trainee, Probation and Parole Officer, Unit Supervisor, District Administrator and currently serves as the Western Regional Administrator for the Division of Probation and Parole.