Stanley Kaymen is serving is President of WIRCO. Prior to joining WIRCO, Stanley was President of 1907 Club, Inc., an AA sober clubhouse in Sheboygan, and before that, was VP of REINS, a therapeutic horseback non-profit based in Sheboygan. Stanley has a family history of both alcoholism and drug addiction, and became inspired about the Recovery Community Organization concept after seeing "The Anonymous People" and meeting John Shinholser (McShin Foundation, Virginia). Stanley co-founded the Sheboygan Families Anonymous group with Mary L. and Kim M. and has seen the value it brings to area families with addiction issues. Stanley has an MBA in Finance and has worked in Accounting and Finance for area companies.
Shelby Kuhn, MSW, LCSW, SAC, CS-IT is a therapist, substance abuse counselor, and manager of outpatient behavioral health programming at a Aurora Sheboygan Memorial Medical Center and WIRCO Vice President. Shelby provides clinical supervision and management oversight for programs that treat adults with moderate to severe mental health disorders, patients at risk for suicide and self-harm, and patients who have co-occurring substance use disorder. Shelby is currently developing programming for individuals with primary substance use disorder and believes that without a strong community of recovery, treatment alone will never be enough. It is her vision that everyone in recovery will have a strong community of sober supports, which includes formalized treatment services, friendships and natural supports, social events, and advocates to help them along their journey. Shelby has worked with Aurora Health Care for 4 years and previously worked in outpatient clinic settings treating children and families affected by psychiatric conditions. Shelby has a Master’s degree in clinical social work from University of Wisconsin-Madison and was accepted into a postgraduate clinical fellowship at the Yale School of Medicine/Yale Child Study Center, where she later served on the social work faculty.
Shelby has been involved in the Sheboygan RCO initiative since December 2015. In her role with WIRCO, Shelby works primarily in coordinating events, such as planning monthly community education events, coordinating community recovery trainings, and helping to plan recovery socials.
David (Mac) Macmaster, Board Vice President/Madison Liaison, has been an addiction specialist in Iowa and Wisconsin since 1974. Macmaster has been a Certified Prevention Specialist, program developer, grant writer and is active in state and national addiction issues. Currently Macmaster is the Managing Consultant and a founding director of the Wisconsin Nicotine Treatment integration Project (WINTIP). Macmaster is a past secretary for the Wisconsin Alcohol and Drug Treatment Providers Association (WADTPA). He served on the board of WAADAC (Recovery and Addiction Professionals of Wisconsin), the Wisconsin chapter of NAADAC, which is the addiction professionals association. Macmaster is also a founding director of the Wisconsin Recovery Community Organization (WIRCO). Macmaster has been in long-term recovery from alcohol and drugs since 1956 and tobacco free recovery since 1963.
Jody Ivio, WIRCO Treasurer, holds an Associate’s degree in accounting and has been the bookkeeper and office manager for Miesfeld’s Triangle Market, Sheboygan, for 20 years. With over 20 years of 12-Step recovery, she has held many volunteer positions at a local AA clubhouse, the 1907 Club of Sheboygan, including Treasurer and President.
Linda Kath, WIRCO Secretary, is in long-term recovery from alcohol addiction. She is a daughter, a sister, a mother, a grandmother, a partner and a friend. Of all the things she lost in addiction, losing her spirit was the most tragic. She wants everyone to know that it’s possible to get your spirit back in sobriety and become an even better version of yourself. Linda believes in the promises of AA, she uses Smart Recovery’s behavioral modification and reads the Celebrate Recovery bible. She believes that each journey to recovery is personal and one size doesn’t fit all. Linda wants everyone to know there is serenity in recovery and moments of joy when you take your spirit back.