Youth Peer Support Panelists
Tim serves as a Program Coordinator for Workforce Development for the Peer Recovery Center of Excellence located at the University of Missouri Kansas City through a partnership with the Addiction Research Institute located at the Steve Hicks School of Social Work at The University of Texas Austin. He got his start as a Wisconsin Certified Peer Specialist in 2016 and has worked in direct support and supervisory roles. He previously managed Wisconsin’s Certified Peer Specialist and Certified Parent Peer Specialist state certification programs. Additionally, Tim sits on a variety of state and national committees and workgroups dedicated to advancing the peer profession, reforming the mental health and substance use service systems, and the rights of people living with disabilities, among others. Tim centers the principles of equity and justice in his work while moving not just to disrupt and reform systems, but to create new systems in their entirety.