FolkTime’s New Executive Director

FolkTime is pleased to announce that Michael Hlebechuk will become its new Executive Director.

Michael’s experience includes 33 years with the peer recovery movement.  Michael was recently Office of Consumer Activities Director at Oregon Health Authority’s Behavioral Health Services and before that was Director of Peer Recovery Services department at Oregon State Hospital.

Michael brings over 15 years’ experience developing, coordinating, and directing programs; direct service delivery; and providing consultation and technical assistance toward the development of self-directed care programs.

Michael will begin his duties before the end of the year.

FolkTime wishes to thank Angel Prater for her leadership as Executive Director over the last 3 years.  Her efforts have contributed to an organization that has proudly kept its mission to connect individuals with shared lived experiences.