ARC LEADERSHIP

 

Chief Executive Officers

Lori Paris, President & CEO

Lori Paris has been President and CEO of Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. (ARC), since June of 2018, after previously serving as the agency’s CFO. She came to work in behavioral health following a career in the finance industry and extensive experience with mergers and acquisitions, major system implementations, operations and logistics, and emergency preparedness and disaster recovery. Currently, Lori serves on the Jackson Care Connect board as Board Chair, on the Oregon Council for Behavioral Health board, the Jefferson Regional Health Alliance board, and various local committees.

Kim Oveson, Chief Clinical Officer

Kim Oveson, MS, CADC II, CCFC, has served as Chief Clinical Officer for Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. (ARC) since August of 2019. Kim comes to ARC after a long carrier in the Behavioral Health field including developing Behavioral Health programs in the medical field and being in private practice with a focus on grief, loss, depression, and anxiety. Kim holds a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, and is a certified Drug and Alcohol and Clinical Forensic Counselor with nearly 34 years of trauma-informed leadership development expertise. Currently she serves on the Jackson Care Connect Clinical Advisory Panel and is a member of the Jackson County Continuum of Care Board.

Doug Diehl, Chief Medical Officer

Doug Diehl, MD and his family moved to Southern Oregon in 2002 where he joined the staff at Ashland Community Hospital and became the Medical Director of the O.R. and managing partner of his anesthesia group. He served in numerous clinical and administrative leadership roles as well as serving on the hospital board of directors during his tenure. As Board chair, Doug was instrumental in guiding the affiliation with the Asante Health System after which he joined Asante Physician Partners as Executive Medical Director and subsequent Chief Medical Officer. He served on several boards and is currently a member of the non-profit Community Works board. Doug is very excited to be a part of ARC, serving as the Chief Medical Officer.

Sebastian Viteri, Chief Finance Officer

Sebastian Viteri joined the ARC team in 2022 as the new Chief Finance Officer. He has worked in the nonprofit sector in the Finance and Administrative areas in the Pacific Northwest, Southwest Texas region, USA, as well as in South America since 2009. Sebastian was part of the executive staff that managed programs like welfare and development of children, water and sanitation projects, Comprehensive Energy Assistance, Emergency Response Relief in Ecuador, Elderly Nutrition Programs, Medical Transportation, Rural Public Transportation, Housing Development, Animal Welfare Foundation and Charter School administration.

Danni Swafford, Chief Operations Officer

Danni Swafford, BS earned her degree in business administration from Southern Oregon University and was drawn to nonprofit work in health care and social services to make a difference in people’s lives. Since March 2005, she has served in many different roles at Addictions Recovery Center including reception, admissions, customer service, operations and compliance before becoming ARC’s Chief Operations Officer in November 2017. She is dedicated to improving access and quality of care for the individuals we serve.

ARC Directors

Darryl S. Inaba, Clinical Services Director

Darryl S. Inaba, PharmD, CATC V, CADC III has served as Director of Clinical and Behavioral Health Service for the Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. since 2009. He is also CEO of CNS Productions, Inc. Dr. Inaba is a Lifetime Fellow of the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics in San Francisco. He is noted for his work in developing culturally consistent treatment services with the National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse and the Glide Memorial Church’s African American Extended Family Recovery Center in San Francisco. Additionally, he has served on numerous boards and commissions and has received over 90 individual awards of merit including awards from the California Society of Addiction Medicine and the California Association of County Drug Program Administrators. Dr. Inaba has authored several publications and award-winning educational videos on all aspects of substance abuse work. His major work is Uppers, Downer, All Arounders used as the principal text on substance use disorders in over 400 U.S. universities.

Dottie Oliveira, Medical Director

Dottie Oliveira, FNP has been a nurse for more than 30 years. She began her career focusing on Women’s and Children’s Health service areas. She graduated from Gonzaga University with a master’s degree in Nursing in 2012. She has worked as a nurse practitioner in family practice and pain management but found her true calling in addiction medicine. She joined ARC in March 2018. She serves as Medical Director and provides care for patients at Fresh Start Detox and ARC’s Addiction Medicine Clinic.

Carrie Chisholm, Residential Clinical Director

Carrie Chisholm, BS, CADC II is ARC’ s Residential Clinical Director Programs, after serving as a clinical supervisor and a residential counselor for the agency. She has been a substance use disorder counselor for 15 years and has a BS in Human Development and Family Sciences from Oregon State University. Currently, Carrie is certified through MHACBO and is a CADC II. Carrie’s previous experience is in the juvenile justice system and in outpatient and residential SUD services with other local agencies.

Nathan Olson, Outpatient Clinical Director

Nathan Olson, MSW, QMHP, CADC III, CBIP started with Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. in September of 2014. He graduated from University of Southern California and earned his Master of Social Work degree in August 2019. He has served ARC as a clinician, Mental Health Therapist, a Batterer Intervention Provider, Specialty Programs Supervisor managing the Problem Gambling Services, DUII, and Domestic Abuse Awareness Program (DAAP). Currently, Nathan serves as Outpatient Clinical Director, working to elevate service delivery to disenfranchised community members. He also participates on numerous local service committees.

Robert Haas, Accounting Director

Robert Haas has been with Addictions Recovery Center, Inc. (ARC) since May of 2018. Robert served on the ARC’s Board of Directors from 2001 to 2010, including two terms as Board President. He comes with 20 years of accounting experience including consolidated financial accounting, quarterly and annual audits, managing reserves, accruals, and pre-paid accounts, as well as data warehousing and reporting on all information. Robert is engaged in the recovery community and is an active member of the ARC Alumni, a group of recovered ARC clients that act to support the current clients of ARC in all needs for their continued recovery..

Joe Wilson, Communications Director

Joe Wilson, BS joined Addictions Recovery Center in May 2015, bringing with him a bevy of experience from a long and wide-ranging work history which includes everything from landscaping to retail management to newscast producer. This versatility, combined with his BS in Communications and Emergent Media, makes Joe adaptable to the diverse and varied needs of the agency in his role. Joe’s passion for mission-based work, and the health of individuals, families and the community, drives him to help make ARC an innovative industry leader.