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Tia Cooper, MA, LAC, CACII, NCACI

Program Director

Tia Cooper is a Certified Addictions Counselor with a Masters of Art Degree in Counseling. She has been in the Addictions Counseling field since 2000 and has extensive experience with adult outpatient treatment, dual diagnosed adults in a jail and mental health setting. She is a member of the SCAADAC Board of Directors. In her free time, Tia enjoys volunteering, reading, listening to music, and vacationing on any beach. 

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Rick Wilson, JD

Special Legal Counsel

Rick Wilson is counsel for the RPP. He is a graduate of Presbyterian College (with Honors) and the University Of South Carolina School Of Law.  He has over 30 years’ experience with the S.C. Attorney General’s Office and the S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR), acquiring a broad range of expertise.  While legal advisor for LLR’s professional licensing boards, he was instrumental in establishing and developing the RPP to help ensure licensees’ safety to practice while in recovery.  He acts as liaison to LLR and its professional licensing boards.

Rick is involved in community service with the Boy Scouts of America, the Lower Saluda Scenic River Advisory Council, and his church, among other things. His favorite personal interests include golf, road cycling, and playing with his grandsons.

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Jim Graham, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Jim Graham is a graduate of Wake Forest University and the School of Medicine. He has many years of experience in addiction medicine beginning in 1980. He has been involved in Medical Director roles for outpatient and inpatient facilities, including Addiction-Psychiatric hospitals, treatment centers and general hospitals. Dr. Graham was certified by The American Society of Addiction Medicine in the first class of physicians in 1986 and is Board Certified by The American Board of Addiction Medicine. Along with his role as Medical Director of South Carolina Recovering Professional Program, he is also the Medical Director of Coastal Recovery Center.

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Paulette Davis, RN, CARN

Senior Recovery Specialist

Paulette Davis has been a registered nurse for 46 years and has worked in the addiction and mental health field since 1986. She has worked extensively with addicted and dually diagnosed clients and is a Certified Addiction Registered Nurse.

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Latecia Cobbs, MRC, LAC, CACII, NCACI

Senior Recovery Specialist

Latecia Cobbs has a master’s degree in rehabilitation counseling and specialized in addictions counseling. She has over 20 years of experience with inpatient addictions treatment, outpatient treatment and working with dually diagnosed clients in a mental health setting.

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Maureece Jones, MA, LAC, CACII, NCACI

Recovery Specialist

A member of the National Association for Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) since 2003, Maureece Jones joined RPP as a recovery specialist in December 2008. He has a Masters of Arts Degree in Counseling and has since become a NCACI in 2013. Prior to his work with RPP Maureece aided troubled youth in intensive outpatient programs. While there, he assisted patients with their restoration into mainstream society. Outside of work, Maureece enjoys family, giving back to the Recovery Community, and traveling to different metropolitan areas with friends. 

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Jessica Ford, LMSW, CACI

Recovery Specialist

Jessica Ford is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and is a Licensed Master Social Worker. She is also a Certified Addictions Counselor. Jessica has worked in the addiction field for over 5 years and has experience in outpatient and inpatient treatment. Recovery is a passion for Jessica and she loves working in the recovery community. Outside of work, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, going to state parks, and relaxing.

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Ashton Doby, LISW-CP, LAC, CACII, MAC

Recovery Specialist

Ashton Doby is a Licensed Independent Social Worker, Licensed Addiction Counselor, Certified Addictions Counselor II, and Master Addiction Counselor.  She is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of South Carolina College of Social Work.  She has over 5 years of experience in treating substance use and mental health disorders in detoxification and intensive outpatient settings.  She also has experience working with adults, adolescents, and family members.

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Angella Miller, MA, CAC-P

Recovery Specialist

Angella Miller has a Master of Arts degree in Counseling. She has experience within the addictions and mental health counseling field since 2006 as an ADSAP (DUI) Counselor for two years and work with co-occuring disorders within the mental health field over 4 years. Angella also has an extensive background in teaching Psychology at the collegiate level. In her spare time, Angella enjoys acting, dancing, spending time with family, music, and singing.  

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Joy Moessner, BA, LCDC

Recovery Specialist

Joy Moessner is a graduate of Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia. Joy has worked in the addiction field for over 9 years and has experience in both adolescent and adult treatment. Outside of work, Joy enjoys spending time with her husband and 2 dogs, trying out new restaurants and running.

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Asia Sumter, BS, CACI

Recovery Specialist

Asia Sumter is currently pursing her Master’s in Social Work and is a Certified Addictions Counselor. She has worked in the addiction field since 2015, but before that she has worked with at-risk youth. Outside of work, Asia enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling to new places, and singing karaoke.

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Mimi Draft

Office Manager

Mimi Draft graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre. She began work with RPP in 2015, after previously working in Community Services and Prevention with LRADAC. Mimi recently received a Master’s Degree in Communication from Purdue University. Since completing her graduate degree program, she hopes to continue to bring awareness to public health issues throughout South Carolina.