Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers
Speakers Bureau

Need an expert speaker? We can help.

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers’ mission is to promote lifelong recovery from addiction through education, prevention, and treatment regardless of ability to pay. We are committed to providing premier behavioral healthcare services.

Our certified counselors and professional staff are available to speak for free for a variety of presentations, including your next conference, association meeting or academic function. Our experts provide education and insight to community groups such as rotaries and Kiwanis clubs, churches and businesses throughout Lake and Geauga county.

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers counselors and staff can cover a variety of topics, including but not limited to:

  • Addiction
  • Drug-free Workplace
  • Prevention
  • Problem Gambling
  • Recovery
  • Tobacco Cessation

To request a speaker, please contact John Keller, Chief Development Officer at 440-255-0678 or

* Speakers’ availability may vary based on their schedule.

Melanie Blasko, LPC-S, LICDC-CS
President & CEO

Areas of Focus:

  • Leadership
  • Non-profit management
  • Addiction
  • Prevention

Kerri Luckner, M.Ed, LPCC-S
Chief Operating Officer

Areas of Focus:

  • Non-profit operations
  • Addiction
  • Prevention

John P. Keller
Chief Development Officer

Areas of Focus:

  • Leadership & Management
  • Philanthropy & the Non-profit Sector
  • Community Engagement & Outreach

Christie Gigliotti, BSPH, CHES
Tobacco Prevention Specialist

Areas of Focus:

  • Tobacco Prevention
  • Tobacco Policy & Education
  • Prevention & Addiction

Matthew Petersen, OCPS
Prevention Specialist

Areas of Focus:

  • Drug-Free Workplace
  • Botvin Life Skills
  • Prevention