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Stephanie Martin Halley

Executive Director

Stephanie Martin Halley begins full-time in January 2020 serving as the Mission’s next Executive Director. She will utilize her 25 years of experience working in and with the non-profit sector to help the Addiction Healing Center grow.

As a consultant, Stephanie provided executive coaching, fundraising, and capacity building services, working with Community Wealth Partners, Maryland Nonprofits’ Consulting Group, and dozens of nonprofits in the Maryland/DC region and across the country. Stephanie served as Vice President of Development for Goodwill of Greater Washington and worked in several organizations in Ecuador, Washington, DC, and Baltimore. Locally, she worked most recently with the Montessori School of Westminster, supporting their strategy development, fundraising, and music program.

In addition to her nonprofit experience, Stephanie brings a passion for ministry as she has demonstrated in her work at Wesley United Methodist Church in Hampstead and with OMS International in the mission field.

Stephanie’s BA is from James Madison University; she studied public health in the Masters’ program at The George Washington University and is currently pursuing a Masters of Divinity at Wesley Seminary in Washington, DC. Stephanie enjoys being married to husband John and “mom-ing” two boys, Zeke and Nate.

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Ron Shaw

President of the Board of Directors

Ron Shaw

Ron Shaw was born and raised in Carroll County on his grandparent’s dairy farm near Taylorsville, graduating from South Carroll High School. He (and his twin brother Robert) were accepted at Harvard University.

Ron was on the Harvard crew for all four years, remaining undefeated against all college crews for his entire college career and winning the unofficial national championship his senior year. After graduating from Harvard cum laude, Ron returned to Maryland to attend the University of Maryland School of Law, where he served on the Law Review, and graduated with honors.

After law school, Ron joined corporate law firms Weinberg & Green, and then Miles & Stockbridge, where he was voted a partner, before founding his own boutique trial practice law firm in 1993.

Since 2010, Shaw & Morrow, P.A. has been located in Hunt Valley, Maryland specializing in medical malpractice defense, personal injury, criminal defense and Medicare and Medicaid fraud in all the state and federal courts across Maryland. Ron and his firm have represented over 1200 physicians and other healthcare providers and Ron has tried well over 100 medical malpractice trials. Ron has lectured or given grand rounds at Carroll Hospital Center, the University of Maryland Medical Center, the Johns Hopkins Hospital, the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Stevenson University.

Ron has been selected as a Maryland Super Lawyer (top 5%) and as a member of the National Association of Distinguished Counsel (Nation’s Top One Percent) and has received the Top Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating. Ron has previously served as the chair of the board of trustees at Hereford United Methodist Church in Hereford, Maryland.

Before becoming the chair, Ron had served on the board of trustees of the Westminster Rescue Mission since 2015. Ron has four grown children, three step-children and two grandchildren. He was recently remarried to Judith Gehlbach, and the couple live in Hereford, Maryland.

Leadership Team:

Pastor Floyd Westbrook, Recovery Program Director

Harvie Combass, Food Program Director

Jaime Keller, Thrift Manager

Angela Phillips, Director of Development

Kaye Pike, Mission Store Manager

Anne Warcup, Business Office Manager

Clinical Team:

Clinical Director: Madeline Morey, M.A., LCPC

Christopher Stephens, LGPC, CAC-AD

Victor Blanchard, MS, Marriage & Family Therapy

Amy Martin, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner

Board of Directors:

Ron Shaw, President

Stewart Eidel, Vice-President

Rick Bernstein, Treasurer

Theresa Bethune, Secretary

Lynette Brewer

Gregory Pinkard

Mark Westcott

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