Director – ICAADA, Director – Indiana Affiliation of Recovery Residences
AhNonda Bates is the author of fifteen newspaper articles regarding spirituality and recovery. She is in recovery from the alphabet of addiction including gambling and is as a chaplain, licensed addictions counselor, minister, and recovery group leader trainer.
Justin R. Beattey
CAPRC II, CADAC II, CHW/CRS-GA, ICPR, MATS
Director – MHAI Training Institute, Deputy Director – ICAADA,
Director – IAPRSS
Justin identifies as a person in long-term recovery from mental health, substance misuse and the justice system. He holds multiple peer recovery and clinical -related credentials. Justin works alongside the behavioral health community to strengthen the workforce and supports provided through education, support and advocacy for marginalized populations and those seeking or in recovery. His dedication to the mentality of ‘any positive change’ and ‘any pathway of recovery’ allows all to feel included in the recovery process. Justin continues to work towards advancing the efforts of those who wish to ensure there is equity in the recovery process for everyone.
Education Coordinator – ICAADA
Kimberley serves as the Training Coordinator for ICAADA (Indiana Credentialing Association for Alcohol and Drug Addiction). She is responsible for coordinating and communicating all workshops and trainings. Kimberley supervises all interns and Reuben Engagement Center Peer Recovery Coaches.
Kimberley earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Addiction Counseling from Indiana Wesleyan University, an Associate’s Degree in Human Resources from Ivy Tech Community College, is certified as an International Peer Recovery Coach, and Certified Addiction Peer Recovery Coach II through ICAADA. In addition, Kimberley is a licensed and ordained Pastor through Christian International Central and a three-decade licensed Cosmetologist. Kimberley’s passion is showing love, compassion and helping all people to hold their heads up high and love themselves.
Lynne Calaway has a diverse background, having worked in banking, with major league baseball players and Ohio’s civic & business leaders, all of which prepared her to become ICAADA’s first full-time employee in 1983 and the opportunity to be mentored by ICAADA’s founding leaders. She would remain ICAADA’s sole employee for the better part of the next 25 years, leaving in 2007.
Returning in 2013, after developing a web-based business, she was able to step right back into the role of Office Manager, continuing to be responsible for ICAADA’s certification process, ensuring that the certification guidelines as set by the Board of Directors and Executive Director were met. ICAADA awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award in 2019.
Lynne attended Computer Learning Center, Sawyers Business College, Tri C College, and Indiana Wesleyan University. Most recently, she has begun developing projects in computer graphics.
She has the utmost respect for the extraordinary work done by the professionals in this field and is humbled and grateful to have served ICAADA for over 35 years.