Who We Are

James Bassett - Chairman

James Bassett - Chairman - I have been with Friendship

Connection since 2013. In 2015 I became Chairman of the

Executive Board. I enjoy helping people, family time, and

cooking. ( Before you can help others on their journey you

must first recover yourself.)

Debra Philbrick - Vice Chairwoman

Deb Philbrick – Vice Chairwoman – I have been with Friendship

Connection since 2009. I currently serve as Vice Chairman

of the Executive Board. My interests are crafts, reading, and

love my pets.

Lisa Bassett - Secretary

Lisa Bassett – Secretary – I received my HSD in 1991 and

attended some college. I have been with Friendship

Connection since 2013. I became Secretary later in 2013. My

interests are treating people with kindness, my dogs, and

my family.

Travis Robb - Director

Travis Robb – Board Member – I received my HSD in 2012. I

have been volunteering at Friendship Connection since

2014. My interests include Peer Recovery, target shooting,

guitar/music, and video games.

Sandy Reinke - Director

Sandy Reinke – Board Member – I have been with Friendship

Connection since November 2017. I enjoy baking and

socializing with others.

Bonnie Pursell - Director

Bonnie Pursell – Board Member – I have been with Friendship

Connection for 10 years. My hobbies are reading & knitting.

Daniel Schultz - Director

Daniel Schultz – Board Member – I have been with Friendship

connection since 2013. I love working and helping with

people, in my free time I also help with salvation army, train

photography.

Jennifer Downey - Director

Jennifer Downey - Board Member - I have recently joined the Friendship Connection Board of Directors to become more involved with peer run organizations and peer support opportunities. 

Sally Strom - Director

Sally Strom - Board Member

Sally is a founding Board Member of the Friendship Connection. She has been dedicated to the organization and its mission since day one. Sally is an amazing, kind soul and a wonderful team member for The Friendship Connection.