Douglas Seely is currently an Electrician with the IBEW Local Union 26 and a born and bread Anne Arundel County Resident. Douglas has volunteered for Harcum180 and other local events since 2017. Doug has an understanding and respect for the recovery community, the needs in Anne Arundel County, and a desire to help advance the mission of Harcum180. Doug enjoys being the part of the solution in Anne Arundel County and aspires to play a small part.
Board Vice President
Johnny Booze is currently a Licensed Realtor with Coldwell Banker Realty in the State of Maryland with a background in Hospitality and Customer Service. Johnny first volunteered at the age of 12 when he went with a friend to hand out food and clothes to the homeless in Baltimore City. Since that time, he has volunteered and fundraised for various nonprofits. Substance Use Disorder hits close to home for Johnny. His passion and support for people in recovery has led him to become a more involved participant with Harcum180 local nonprofit.
Brianna Deshaies came to Maryland in 2005 looking for a fresh start. Upon arrival, she was provided free drug treatment and was eventually afforded the opportunity to attend college. Brianna obtained her Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling and is a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) and a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC). Ultimately, Brianna found her home when she gained employment as a Case Manager for the Circuit Court Drug Court Program in Anne Arundel County. As an ex-offender, and a person in long-term recovery, she understands how important it is to challenge irrational beliefs about criminal justice, law enforcement, and other responding agencies. Brianna started Harcum180 as a way to give back to a community that offered her so much.
Michelle Sobek has been a Licensed Practical Nurse since 2013. After working in various outpatient facilities, she found her home treating substance-abuse, mental health, and previously incarcerated individuals. Since then she has been promoted to a Nursing Case Manager. Encouraged to continue her education, she has recently been excepted to a Bridge program from an LPN to RN. Michelle has been an active member in the recovery community since 2006 and has helped organize and promote a number of activities within the recovery community. Being in recovery herself, she feels it is only right to give back to the community and help to end the stigma associated with drug and alcohol addiction.
Board Event Chair
Jacquie Acevedo has been involved in the recovery community since 2016 and is currently working to get her Addictions Counseling Degree. After several years of struggling with addiction, she has been successful at maintaining her sobriety by being active in the recovery community. Jacquie has a background in Mental health services and plans to use her experience to continue to help others in the recovery community who are struggling. Jacquie grew up volunteering for many outreach programs in her church and community. She plans to continue to give back by providing a supportive role in the Harcum180 nonprofit as the Board Event Chair.
Burrice "Big Mike" Stevenson
Burrice Stevenson or "Big Mike" as he is called, due to his unusual height of 6'8, was born in Annapolis, MD on October 16, 1977. His journey in recovery started in April of 2016, after 22 years of active addiction. He came to a point where he wanted to live a new way of life, so he made the decision to ask for help, and get into treatment. Two years later, and many struggles later, he is drug-free. Currently, he is working with ex-offenders in the same long-term facility where he was afforded an opportunity to attend treatment. He continues to attend meetings, work with a sponsor, attends his home group, and participates in both service work and volunteer work. Big Mike is also the proud graduate of the Circuit Court Drug Court Program in May 2017 and serving as the Head of Resource Development for Harcum180.org.