Our Team

Just for today in DDA.

The DDA Team

Our team have a wealth of experience in working to support DDA members in their recoveries.

DDA has a great team helping to support dually diagnosed people and all working together to make sure that DDA and its dual diagnosis-focused meetings run smoothly and effectively.

Our Team:

Doyal Smith
President/Executive Director
Carolyn Persang
Interim Assistant Director
Torrey Bishop
Administrative Bookkeeper
Racquel Hager
DDA Outreach Specialist
Arlene Stine
DDA Outreach Specialist / Clackamas & Multnomah County
Jeffrey Chilson
DDA Outreach Specialist- Medford/ Grants Pass
Martha Duncan Perez
DDA Outreach Specialist / Washington County
Greg Martin
DDA Outreach Specialist / Marion County
Emil Geyer
DDA Outreach Specialist / Yamhill County
Alicia Palmer
DDA Outreach / Specialist Clatsop County (Astoria/Seaside)
Therese Arnott
Washington County Coordinator
Autumn Chamberlin
DDA Outreach Specialist- Multnomah County
Paula Duty
DDA Outreach Specialist - Clackamas & Multnomah County
Khristy Wilson
DDA Outreach Specialist- Jackson County
Casandra Chase
Outreach Specialist- Multnomah County
William Beall
Outreach Specialist- Columbia County
Melanie Simms
Outreach Specialist
Nicole Fullman
Outreach Specialist

In Loving Memory…

RIP, Sister, we are all going to miss you.

Multnomah/Clackamas County Outreach Specialist, Shericea Deleon, 1974-2024

On behalf of DDA and all, we serve our condolences to Shericea’s family and loved ones. Shericea blessed so many of us with her testimony of strength and conviction, spreading love and support to those who were likeminded. She was the true meaning of an angel in disguise and will be forever a beacon of hope and light and will never be forgotten. Love, peace, and blessings (LPB)

DDA Veterans Support Specialist, Ed Howard, 1957-2020
Multnomah County Outreach Specialist, Betsy Olson, 1951-2022
Washington County Outreach Specialist, Joanne Helterline, 1935-2020