Alliance for Substance Abuse Progress


Sherri Jewett, Executive Director

The Executive Director works with the ASAP Board of Directors to establish ASAP goals and policies, and is responsible for ASAP strategy, communications, operations, staff, and results. The Executive Director is a highly visible leader in the community, and a strong advocate for substance use disorder prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery.

Sherri previously served as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of several psychiatric and substance use hospitals in the area including Hendricks Behavioral Hospital in Plainfield and Valle Vista Health System in Greenwood. Prior to that work, Sherri worked with Community Hospitals across the Midwest and East to develop psychiatric and substance use services that were consistent with and responsive to community needs.

Matthew Neville, Director of Operations

The Director of Operations is responsible for developing and maintaining all communication delivered by ASAP to clients, partners, and the public, as well as oversees the financial, office management, and IT functions of ASAP.

Matthew was born and raised in Columbus, Indiana, and has a Bachelor of Science in History and Political Science from University of Southern Indiana.

Nathan Walsh, MA, LMHCA, ASAP Hub Director

The ASAP Hub Manager is responsible for the start-up and ongoing operation of the ASAP Hub, hiring/managing the ASAP Hub Staff and defining the policies and procedures necessary for operating a  recovery resource center.

An award-winning student receiving his MA in Mental Health Counseling at Indiana University, Nathan received his BA in Psychology from Indiana University, receiving a $1,500 grant from the office of student research for his work on teenage substance abuse and the ostracism teenagers endure as result of their abstinence from illicit substances. Nathan also received the Outstanding Student in Psychology award in 2012.  Since graduation, Nathan has worked with individuals suffering from severe mental illness while providing individual, family, substance abuse and marriage counseling. Nathan has worked in collaboration with the Bartholomew County Substance Abuse Council as a facilitator for the Desperate Households convention held annually in Columbus IN and received an $1,800 grant from the Jackson County Drug Free Council for his continued work in substance abuse recovery. Nathan believes in a strengths-based approach to therapy and utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy to help facilitate personal growth through cognitive restructuring.

Tara Tiller Todd, Health Systems Navigator

The Health Systems Navigator is responsible for helping clients navigate the insurance marketplace, and supporting clients during their recovery journey.

Tara graduated from Franklin College in 2012 with a Liberal Arts degree in Biology and minor in Sociology. She has worked in the Healthcare field for almost a decade and has been a Certified Indiana Navigator since 2017. Tara currently is ASAP’s Health Systems Navigator, helping clients apply for insurance and connecting people with resources within the community. She is a Columbus City resident who enjoys spending her free time with family and friends, and loves trying out new cultural cuisines.

Tracey Clark, LSS Green Belt, Volunteer Services Manager

The Volunteer Services Manager develops, updates and executes volunteer recruitment strategies and oversees the day to day volunteer program operations.

Tracey Clark comes with over 10 years’ experience in volunteer management with the Department of Army.  Tracey is a former active duty Marine, a Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt and is currently pursuing a BA in Psychology and PMP certification.

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