Staff

Joey McComas is the Executive Director of the Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia, Inc.  He served as Acting Director of New Beginnings Home for Men for four months prior to becoming the Executive Director in May 2016.  He began working with the group as a volunteer.  For over twenty years, he has had extensive volunteer experience in faith-based services and facilitating personal finance courses in the community.  Mr. McComas has experience in Engineering Design/Permitting/Surveying and was trained as a Recovery Coach through Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR). As the Executive Director, Joey reports to the Board of Directors.  He is responsible for the oversight, operations, and reporting functions of the organization.  The Community Engagement Specialist and staff from the New Beginnings Home for Men report to him directly.

Lisa Sigmon is a Registered Nurse who currently works as the Community Engagement Specialist (CES) for the Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia, Inc.  She also works at Logan Regional Medical Center as the House Supervisor.  As the Community Engagement Specialist, she connects the organization to the state and community to assist with fundraising and program awareness.  She helps to coordinate client appointments, referrals and needs.  Lisa schedules the staff of the Marjorie Oakley Home for Women and supervises some of the staff. Ms. Sigmon has eighteen years volunteer experience in the community with 2 ½ years working with the Recovery Group prior to becoming the CES in April 2016.

Christopher Baker has worked for the New Beginnings Home for Men as a Recovery Coach since October of 2018.  He completed his Recovery Coach Academy training through CCAR and received his Peer Recovery Support Specialist Credentialing through West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals (WVCBAPP) in September of 2020.  Christopher previously held a State Police Academy Basic Officers Certification.  Mr. Baker has training in crisis intervention, motivational interviewing, and case management techniques.  He has also completed Drivers Alert Training.  He has worked as a General Laborer and Correctional /Field Training Officer.

Christy Baker has worked at the Marjorie Oakley Home for Women as a Recovery Coach since February of 2020. She has been employed with the Recovery Group of Southern West Virginia since June of 2018; formerly as a Night Tech. She completed her Recovery Coach through CCAR and received her Peer Recovery Support Specialist Credentialing through West Virginia Certification Board for Addiction and Prevention Professionals (WVCBAPP) in September of 2020. Mrs. Baker is also a trained Recovery Dynamics provider, recognized by Kelly Foundation and The National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors.


Verna Hill,  Evening/Overnight Tech


Susan Walker, Evening/Overnight Tech


Kelli Lacy, Recovery Coach/Driver


Jeremy Ball,  Overnight Tech


George Kirk,  Overnight Tech


Ricky Broughton, Recovery Coach/Driver

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