Co-founder and President   Lisa Joy Valentine, describes herself as a grateful recovering co-dependent who lives in New Jersey with her husband, Charles. Lisa has worked in the finance, legal and real estate fields bringing all of that experience to the opening and implementing of the Valentine Homes. Lisa is driven to help those suffering from Substance Use Disorders and their families. Lisa is a committed member of her church where she led a Co-dependency recovery meeting for the last nine years and now is one of the leaders in the Celebrate Recovery program at The Life Christian Church

Co-founder and President

Lisa Joy Valentine, describes herself as a grateful recovering co-dependent who lives in New Jersey with her husband, Charles. Lisa has worked in the finance, legal and real estate fields bringing all of that experience to the opening and implementing of the Valentine Homes. Lisa is driven to help those suffering from Substance Use Disorders and their families. Lisa is a committed member of her church where she led a Co-dependency recovery meeting for the last nine years and now is one of the leaders in the Celebrate Recovery program at The Life Christian Church

Board Vice-President   Valerie Sanchez lives in NJ with her husband. Valerie has over 27 years' experience in finance and is currently a partner at a women-led financial services company. She is a committed member of her church where she leads the Hospitality Ministry. Valerie loves to serve, cook and DIY.

Board Vice-President

Valerie Sanchez lives in NJ with her husband. Valerie has over 27 years' experience in finance and is currently a partner at a women-led financial services company. She is a committed member of her church where she leads the Hospitality Ministry. Valerie loves to serve, cook and DIY.

Board Secretary   Maria Fonseca graduated from FIU Miami with a degree in International Finance. She has worked in various administrative roles and has been part of the Board for the past four years. She lives in East Hanover with her family.

Board Secretary

Maria Fonseca graduated from FIU Miami with a degree in International Finance. She has worked in various administrative roles and has been part of the Board for the past four years. She lives in East Hanover with her family.

Board Member   Mike has been a Facilities Manager for the past 8 years and currently holds that position for an accredited museum and art school in New Jersey. In this capacity, he is responsible for maintaining the grounds, building, and systems, as well as events setup. During the prior 20 plus years Mike was a trained Network Engineer where he designed and installed data centers domestically and internationally. Mike is an avid hockey, baseball, and football fan, and a not so avid golfer.

Board Member

Mike has been a Facilities Manager for the past 8 years and currently holds that position for an accredited museum and art school in New Jersey. In this capacity, he is responsible for maintaining the grounds, building, and systems, as well as events setup. During the prior 20 plus years Mike was a trained Network Engineer where he designed and installed data centers domestically and internationally. Mike is an avid hockey, baseball, and football fan, and a not so avid golfer.