Benjamin Randolph MS, CADC III, CIP, CTT, BRI – II – Chief Executive Officer

Ben entered recovery in 1998 after struggling with substances for several years. After working in the construction trades for a number of years, he went on to school and earned his Master’s degree. Ben has a passion for recovery, the therapeutic process, and institutes recovery principles in all his affairs, including Oregon Trail Recovery. As the CEO, Ben and his wife Jennifer (COO), have applied their dreams of helping others into a reality. Ben has worked in methadone clinics, residential treatment, and intensive outpatient programs. Additionally, Ben has worked as the Director of Chemical Dependency at a 78-bed psychiatric hospital where he oversaw a 22-bed unit. Ben has been conducting interventions for almost a decade and a half and remains passionate about helping people get and stay clean and sober.

Jennifer Randolph, CAI-II, CIP, CTP, BRI – II, CADC I – Chief Operating Officer

As the Chief Operations Officer of Oregon Trail Recovery, Jennifer has turned her dream of helping others get sober into a reality. Jennifer’s addiction to drugs and alcohol started in high school. Without her personal experience with addiction, she would not be where she is today with over 18 years of being drug and alcohol-free. Jennifer also brings a vast educational experience with addiction to the table, and she has worked hard to achieve many nationally recognized certifications. Jennifer is a Certified ARISE Interventionist (CAI), Certified Intervention Professional (CIP), Board Registered Interventionist (BRI II), Certified Trauma Professional (CTP) and a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC I). Her scope of practice is useful in all stages of recovery, including helping those she works with get sober and STAY clean and sober.

Cheryl Goetchius – Billing Department

As our Billing Department Representative, Cheryl is responsible for the processing payments for Oregon Trail Recovery services coming in and out of the company, and coordinating the financial aspects of the program with families. Cheryl’s passion for those in recovery draws from her own experience, and she finds true joy in being part of this exciting team. In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys camping, mountain biking, and hiking with her best friend/husband. Cheryl also enjoys her 5 kids and 7 grandkids and last but not least her 2 dogs.

Calvin Myers, LCSW, CDAC II – Clinical Director

Calvin Myers’ passion for working with those seeking sobriety stems from his own journey of over 12 years in recovery.  He received his Masters of Social Work from the University of Michigan.  Calvin’s experience ranges from being a direct service counselor, to Portfolio Director, to the Project Manager for start-ups, to Clinical Director.  He has always worked with the adult and geriatric communities, with those who struggle with alcohol and drug issues, and/or mental health concerns. As our Clinical Director, Calvin brings all these experiences and more in his overseeing of the clinical practices done at both our intensive outpatient program and our detox facility.

Dr. Merle Williamson, MD – Medical Director

As our medical director, Dr. Merle Williamson is tasked with providing the highest quality of medical care to each and every client who enters into the program. Dr. Williamson graduated from Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine in 1981 and has been in practice for 36 years. He completed a residency at University of Connecticut Health Center. Dr. Williamson is also board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) and has extensive experience working in the field of addiction medicine.

Bailey Beckwith, BS – Primary Counselor

Bailey has been working within the recovery field since 2014. She has her Bachelor’s from Portland State University in Community Health Education and is currently finishing her Master’s in Conflict Resolution with a focus on Restorative Justice from Portland State University in Spring 2018. Her experience in the field spans within work in residential treatment settings, developmentally disabled communities, and both adult and juvenile correctional settings. Her passion for working in the field comes from her desire to help underserved populations within the community gain the ability to live effective, independent lives. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her cats, rabbit, and sugar glider, as well as watching true-crime documentaries.

 

Dalton Williams, BA – Intake and Admissions 

Dalton came to Oregon Trail Recovery at the start of 2015 with the gift of desperation. Suffering from the crippling disease of alcoholism, Dalton quickly got to work by finding part-time employment at one of our local grocery stores and enlisting himself to be of service to various 12 step recovery groups. Today, Dalton is grateful to employ his knowledge of, and personal experience with, recovery to the men and women of Oregon Trail Recovery. Today, Dalton currently works as our Intake and Admissions Coordinator, guiding potential clients through the intake process of Oregon Trail Recovery. Dalton finds great pride in being that first friendly voice they hear over the phone, as well as assisting them with the first steps they need to take towards changing their lives for the better. 

Samantha Frey, Administrative Assistant

Local to the state of Oregon, Sam draws from her own past personal struggles with substance abuse and eating disorders to aid the women of Oregon Trail Recovery in finding a better way of life. Her passion for recovery is evident in the excellent work she exudes in and out of the program. Sam enjoys making the most of her newfound clean and sober life by filling her spare time with swimming, hiking and quality time with friends and family. Her accomplishments make her not only a valuable member of the Oregon Trail Recovery staff but also allow her to stand as a testament to young women in recovery and the wonderful life they can have upon conquering addiction.

Torin Overturf, CADC I, Operations and Client Support Specialist

Torin is one of our youngest members on staff at Oregon Trail Recovery. Torin recently graduated from Rex Putnam High School in 2015 and earned his CADC I. Currently, Torin transports clients to their individual therapy sessions, process groups, and twelve step meetings. Torin’s dedication and passion for his work allow him to relate to the clients he works with and helps him serve as an example for young men trying to get sober. In his free time, he enjoys riding motorcycles and skiing.

Joseph Chow – Joint Commission Compliance Specialist

Joseph started his journey of recovery at rock bottom. Completely broken by his addiction to the point of homelessness, Joseph was able to pull himself up, harnessing capabilities and skill sets he never knew he had possessed while in his active addiction. Being extremely active in 12 Step Based Recovery, Joseph found a great sense of purpose and gratitude by being a man of service in recovery today. Joseph prides himself on his work as our Joint Commission Compliance Specialist here at Oregon Trail Recovery, ensuring that the program is up to date with all regulations and compliance standards. When he is not at work, Joseph enjoys partaking in the culinary arts, which he has a particular flair and talent for!

Curtis DeVoursney – Client Support Specialist

Born and raised in Salem, Oregon, Curtis endured a long journey of his own struggles with chemical dependency before finding a solution in the community and fellowship of 12 step-based recovery. This experience has afforded Curtis with an undying passion for helping other men and women find a solution to their own battles with addiction; an important value that strengthens the Oregon Trail Recovery team. When Curtis is not in the workplace, he enjoys watching sports, cooking, and spending time with friends and family. Curtis’ presence in Oregon Trail Recovery serves as an inspiration to our clients, who work every day towards a successful life of recovery. Curtis has stated that he has found this success by applying the principles of 12 step-based recovery to his life.