Meet Our Leadership


REMMSCO recovery homes are managed by a team of staff and a board of directors committed to helping those suffering from addictions. The board of directors meets monthly with the executive director to make decisions regarding the operation of REMMSCO Inc. recovery houses and ways to raise additional funds, further community awareness, and enhance our service to clients.

(Pictured, top row: Sandy Branch, Secretary, Jim Reaves, President, Bill Yates, Vice President. middle row: Ken Brinker, Treasurer, Cheri Reaves, Charles Benton. bottom row: Ted Paynter, Glenn Washburn, Doug McLeroy)


Executive Director Kathleen M. Simpson, MA, LCAS

Kathleen joined REMMSCO, Inc. in October of 2016 and became the Executive Director in March 2017. She has been a counselor and college instructor in North Carolina and Michigan since 1985. Kathleen has a BS in Psychology and Art and a Master’s Degree in Sociology and Special Programs in Alcohol and Drug Abuse. She is a Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist through the North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board (NCSAPPB). Kathleen is in charge of both clinical and executive management of the residents and organization in general. She reports to the board of directors.


Board Members

President: Jim Reaves

Vice President: Bill Yates

Treasurer: Kenneth Brinker

Recovery Community Chair: Glenn Washburn 

Secretary and Fundraising Chair: Sandy Branch

Charles Benton

Doug McLeroy

Ted Paynter

Cherí Reaves

(pictured left: Sandy Branch, Glenn Washburn, Charles Benton, Ted Paynter, Bill Yates, Jim Reaves, and Kenneth Brinker)