Joseph is a dedicated advocate for recovery and an accomplished leader in the field. He began his journey with the Recovery Alliance of El Paso in 2005 and has since become a respected mentor and trainer for peer recovery support services. With a background in recovery coaching, curriculum development, and training, he’s passionate about helping others in their recovery. Joseph also champions the LGBTQ+ community, offering a positive voice against homophobia and heterosexism while openly living with HIV since 2003. His personal mission is to inspire positive thinking and forward movement through motivation, education, and empowerment. As Chief Program Officer, he leads the strategic development and management of recovery programs, fostering a culture of servant leadership and teamwork. Joseph’s work extends to creating statewide and national standards for Peer Recovery Support Services.