Michelle Courtney: President
Michelle Courtney currently works as a case manager with the Multnomah County LEAD or Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion program. She found a passion for working with younger people after getting clean in 2010. She joined the 4D Board in 2016 because she believes 4D’s model serves to drastically help the young people seeking recovery.
Heidi Plumhoff is the newly elected Secretary. She works at Depaul and is pursuing a CADC at Portland Community College where she also was key in developing a Collegiate Recovery Organization that helps students at PCC find recovery support. She has been on the Board of Directors for about six months and appreciates the opportunity to serve 4D’s community members.
A native of Mississippi, Van graduated from Ole Miss with a Bachelor’s in Accounting. After graduation, Van relocated to Portland in an effort to get sober. Van currently serves as the Executive Director of ACCBO – The Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon, and has been a member of Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery for the past 6 years. Van is a volunteer Certified Recovery Mentor for 4D, and also helps with the annual African American Treatment Summit, and Northwest Institute of Latino Conference.
Craig Burkhert is a peer-mentor at OHSU. Since getting clean and sober, he has consistently pursued his dream of helping others who struggle with similar challenges. He joined 4D because it served as a place to get recovery support for him and has gained a loved for the demographic 4D serves.