As Genesis owner and Clinical Director, Athena makes every effort to reinforce and implement our mission, vision, and values of Genesis Programs to its consumers, their families, our community, and the profession as a whole. Furthermore, she takes great pride and responsibility in clinical supervision, training, and the delivery of best practices in the clinical setting. Athena has been working in the field for over a decade and identifies as a person in recovery herself. She has been with Genesis Programs since 2008 and was honored with the extraordinary opportunity in 2017 to continue the legacy of Genesis, as owner. Moreover, she is a board member of Oxnard College Alcohol Drug Studies program and California’s co-chair representative for Addiction Policy Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives, educating communities, and providing resources to families affected by substance use disorder.