Rachael Pioltini Rachael comes from a family of who is well-versed in the struggles, guiding principles, and victories of recovery. Since childhood, she has demonstrated a remarkable ability to transform obstacles into assets. Her natural optimism and wit have been strong allies to both herself and her family throughout life, providing a sense of humor and fun to those who face some of life's most daunting challenges.
Rachael has traveled and lived internationally, which has bolstered her keen sense for making meaningful connections with people from all walks of life. She is passionate about helping people in recovery to recognize their true potential and then helping foster connections for continued success. As a result of changing her own life on 07/30/2017, Rachael decided to create B.A.M. with other community members. She has been able to sustain its growth and development since its birth 11/09/2019. She is the proud and loving single mom of her daughters. Her spare time is dedicated to self-improvement and personal service projects
Destiny Garcia Destiny is a single mother and a strong woman in long term recovery from substance misuse. She is also a survivor of domestic violence and an advocate for recovery. Destiny works at the Salt Lake County Mayor Office as an Executive Assistant and Volunteer Services Coordinator. She also works part time at Odyssey House as peer support. She loves this huge recovery community and loves to help others find their way to recovery. Destiny is a founding member of B.A.M. and has been a big part of this movement since day one.
Karena Z Jackson Karena heads the Criminal Justice Staff at Judicial Supervision Services (JSS), she is a LPPP with over 19 years of experience in the criminal justice field and private probation. She oversees probation/case management staff verifying they are using best practices, JRI and risk/need case management tools. Along with fidelity of our drug/alcohol detection (testing/electronic monitoring) programs. Karena has a passion for helping those affected by Substance use and mental illness to become productive members of society. Karena is a founding member of B.A.M. and been a part of helping this movement grow since it was created.
Jennifer L Cunningham Jenni is a mother of 2 boys ages 14 and 12 and a person in long term recovery. Jenni works with Beechtree Diagnotics implementing drug testing in Substance abuse and Mental Health programs all over the united states. Jenni advocates the importance of accountability in any substance abuse and mental health programs. Jenni also started her own business called Treasure Hunting in SLC in 2019 and it has been a huge success and allows her to give back to the community and donate items to people in recovery.
Ashley Monahan Ashley is single mother and a Mental Health and Addiction Advocate and peer and self-proclaimed self-love guru. Ashely is great at providing resources and information to those seeking help from mental health and substance related issues, she can relate on a level because she has lived it. Ashley is a person in long term recovery from multiple addictions, manic bipolar, a survivor from childhood trauma, sexual trauma, physical trauma, as well as adult homelessness, and a criminal record. Her main focus and passion are for her children and her love for fellow people to see hope through my story. There is life beyond addiction.