The Wellness & Recovery Network
of Baltimore City/County

Logo, On Our Own, Inc., Behavioral Health Support in Baltimore, MD
Toll Free: (844) 335-2006
Baltimore, MD 21214-1316

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Health, Empowerment, Fulfillment, Motivation, & Growth

Staff & Board

On Our Own, Inc. Wellness and Recovery Network
Board of Directors 2018

Susan Kadis / President

Retired DHMH Coordinator Office of Consumer Affairs

Susan Kadis has worked for the Behavioral Health Administration Office of Consumer Affairs for many years. With a direct knowledge and history of the consumer movement and the development of Wellness and Recovery Centers, Susan is effective and beneficial as board president.

Thomas Hicks / Vice President

Executive Director: Helping Other People Through Empowerment, Inc.

Mr. Hicks has worked as the Executive Director for HOPE for over 10years. Thomas personal knowledge of recovery and perseverance of consumers has been a tremendous asset as a board member of On Our Own, Inc.

Anthony Hall / Treasurer

Consumer Advocate

Anthony Hall is a graduate of the Shapiro Training and Employment Program (STEP). As a former employee of People Encouraging People, Anthony Hall works well with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, accountant and auditors to ensure the financial stability of On Our Own, Inc. as Board of Directors Treasurer.

Gloria Garrett / Secretary

Artist and Entrepreneur

Gloria Garrett s a self-taught artist who uses cosmetics to create the most vibrant, bold, brilliant, and beautiful collage paintings. Gloria creates artwork for everyday people and collectors. Gloria has been collaborating with On Our Own, Inc. for over 15 years and is truly dedicated to the success and growth of the organization.

Sue Chester/ Employment Specialist

 Sue Chester is a employment specialist at Good Will Industries of the Chesapeake Inc. Sue brings her expertise and experiences for advocating for the consumers in employment field

Ben Garrett


Ben is a professional photographer and husband of Gloria Garrett. He dedicates his expertise in creativity to On Our Own Inc. by serving on the board.

Andy Goldenson

Andy Goldenson is a Co-Owner of Instrument of Healings Inc. a nonprofit with the mission of creating musical experiences that promote wellness and inspire, motivate, and educate our peers in their recovery from mental health and substance use challenges. Andy volunteers his time on the board to further expand his creative abilities.

Sheldon Luntz

Sheldon has been a tremendous asset serving on the board with over 45 years of working with Solo Cup Industries, his supervisory and financial management skills has been pivotal to the growth of our organization.