Board of Directors 2022-2023

Robert Paré, 2021-22 AREA President

Robert J. ParĂ©, MS, FVE ’19, LRC, CRC, CDMS, ABVE/D – President
Consultative Review & Rehabilitation
Office 609.531.2529; Fax 609.531.2539
Email rpare@consultativerehab.com

Rachel A. Duchon, MS, MBA, CRC, FVE ’12, LMHC, ABVE/D, IPEC, CLCP
President-Elect
Duchon Vocational & Economic Consulting, LLC
Office 716.807.9128; Fax 888.411.3001
Email raduchon@dvecny.com

Nora C. Ostrofe, MBA, CEA ’05 – Past President
J.S. Held LLC

Office 510.740.0376; Mobile 510.388.4415
Email NOstrofe@jsheld.com

J. Matthew Sims, 2021-22 AREA Vice-President, External

J. Matthew Sims, MC, MS, FVE ’09, RFE ’09
Vice-President, External (responsible for Newsletter and Membership)
Sims & White, PLLC
Office 602.253.2033; Mobile 623.826.4091
Fax 602.253.2133
Email sims@simsandwhite.com

Ronald Smolarski, 2021-22 AREA Vice-President, Internal

Ronald T. Smolarski MA, CEA ’99, CLCP, CRC, CDEII, ABVE/D
Vice-President, Internal (responsible for Conference and Ethics)
Beacon Rehabilitation Services, Inc.

Office 734.665.8326; Mobile 734.417.9935
Fax 734.665.2584
Email ron@beaconrehab.com

Christina Hughes, 2021-22 AREA At-Large Board Member

Christina J. Hughes, MS, CRC, EA ’19 – At-Large Board Member
Christina Hughes Vocational Services, LLC
Office 775.997.5816
Email christina@chughesvs.com

Thomas Roney, 2021-22 AREA President-Elect

Thomas M. Roney – At-Large Board Member
Thomas M. Roney, LLC
Office 214.665.9458; Mobile
817.733.6333
Fax 214.975.1245
Email roney@thomasroneyllc.com

Margy Ashby, AREA Secretary-Treasurer

Margy Ashby
Secretary/Treasurer (non-voting)
Office 800.317.2732 or 619.440.2650
Mobile 619.302.3257; Fax 619.839.3817
Email area@gasvcs.net