Board of Directors

Jesse Heffernan
Jesse Heffernan is a Recovery Coach & consultant with 16 years in long term recovery from substance use and mental health. As a Servant Leader, Program Director and Community Net worker he works to create a meaningful and positive change through innovative solutions to complex community and individual needs. Through Helios Recovery he has trained over 90 coaches statewide in WI, led numerous recovery capital development planning sessions, and worked one on one with several individuals and families in creating recovery plans and linkages to services. He recently became the Director of the Iris Place, a mental health respite center in Appleton, WI. He currently sits on advisory boards for RISE TOGETHER, WI Voices for Recovery, Stop Heroin NOW and serves as an appointed member of the WI Governors State Opiate/Heroin Task Force. It is his belief that Recovery is a process of moving from surviving to thriving as a whole person.

Jesse Heffernan is a Recovery Coach & consultant with 16 years in long term recovery from substance use and mental health. As a Servant Leader, Program Director and Community Net worker he works to create a meaningful and positive change through innovative solutions to complex community and individual needs. Through Helios Recovery he has trained over 90 coaches statewide in WI, led numerous recovery capital development planning sessions, and worked one on one with several individuals and families in creating recovery plans and linkages to services. He recently became the Director of the Iris Place, a mental health respite center in Appleton, WI. He currently sits on advisory boards for RISE TOGETHER, WI Voices for Recovery, Stop Heroin Now and serves as an appointed member of the WI Governors State Opiate/Heroin Task Force. It is his belief that Recovery is a process of moving from surviving to thriving as a whole person.