Executive Committee

Mike Haws


Executive Director, Red Barn Farms
Michael is currently the Executive Director for Red Barn Academy, a non-profit therapeutic community in Farmington, Utah. He is married to his best friend, Tawni and they have a beautiful boy Maverick. When Michael is not teaching and training students at red barn farms you will find him with his family or the yoga studio. He models self care as a person in recovery.

Meghann Orsini

Vice Chair

Business Development, Utah Film Center
Meghann has been a long time supporter of USARA over the last few decades. She began as a volunteer for Recovery Day in 2009, she served a handful of years as the Recovery Day Chair. In 2021 she joined the USARA board, she was elected to Secretary in 2022 and then Vice Chair in 2023.

Robin Holt


Asst. Dean College of Health, University of Utah
Robin joined the USARA Board in 2019 and is thankful for the opportunity to serve an organization that makes such a difference in our community. She comes from a family that suffered from substance use and behavioral health challenges across generations. During her career she has worked as the director of the Ryan White program at the U. of U., chief of staff for the Georgia Dept. of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities and director of finance with Emory U. Brain Health Center among other positions over 40+ years. She has volunteered with Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, on a suicide hotline, and as an advocate for victims of domestic violence.

Board of Directors

Zulema Andino

Human Resource Director, The Haven
Zulema received her certification in Business Administration from Davis Applied Technology College in 2011. Zulema has been both personally and professionally involved with The Haven since 2014 and held such titles as Office Manager and Housing Coordinator. In 2017 Zulema was promoted to the leadership team as the Human Resource Director. Zulema is dynamic and determined when it comes to cultivating a healthy work environment. She has earned several credentialing badges which include Leadership and Organizational Culture and Human Resources. Zulema also completed the Women’s Leadership Program at The University of Utah Executive Education Program in 2018 and earned her Professional in Human Resource credentialing in 2022. Lastly, Zulema is a trained facilitator in the Arbinger model which assists with mindset change, leadership development, and systems improvement.

John Parrish

John Parrish joined the USARA Board of Directors in January 2020. John passionately supports USARA’s work and is a family member who is grateful for his son’s long-term recovery from alcoholism. John retired after 40+ years working for Midwest, a family-owned business established in 1938. John and his wife Joanne established the John M. Parrish Foundation in 2007. John has dedicated both his philanthropic support and service in providing leadership and guidance for several Utah community non-profit organizations. John previously served as chairman and board member for Fourth Street Clinic (Wasatch Homeless Health Care), Fit to Recover, and Salt Lake Community College Foundation Board. John and Joanne most enjoy spending time on the Oregon coast with their dogs Dude and Willie.

Betsy Voter

Partner, Michael Best
Betsy is private practice lawyer focusing on the financial services industry, securities law, and regulatory compliance. She is also closely connected to the recovery community in Salt Lake and has been an ardent supporter of USARA and other recovery organizations for over 17 years.

Maurice Egan

Director of Neighbor Recruitment, The Other Side Village
As the director of Neighbor Recruitment for The Other Side Village, I am committed to creating a better life for those who have experienced chronic homelessness, addiction, mental illness, and for displaced veterans. Having spent 10 years homeless in San Francisco, I have a deep understanding of the challenges faced by those who are struggling to rebuild their lives. With 17 years of sobriety, I am passionate about helping others find the support they need to overcome their own obstacles and achieve lasting recovery. Through my work at The Other Side Village, I’ve had the opportunity to help able make a meaningful impact on the lives of those in the Salt Lake City community. One on one, heart to heart, person to person, I believe that’s how we can make an impact on the lives of those that continue to struggle.

Jacob Kenison

Experiential Coordinator/Administrator, Cirque Lodge
As a person in long term recovery from a substance use disorder I feel it is my duty to support and advocate for other addicts or alcoholics that might still be suffering. I am finishing my Masters of Social Work degree and Utah Valley University so that I might better serve my community. I have worked in substance abuse since 2015 and have no plans of that changing anytime soon.

Ciara Gregovich