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Our Leadership

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Board Members

My Why: "Women have been the target of attack since the garden of Eden. With God's help, I am committed to the full restoration of each woman's unique purpose, beauty, and calling."

Maria Camarillo

Chairwoman & Founder

My Why: "I feel most alive when God uses me in a woman's life that is struggling with addiction, trauma and brokenness."

Valerie Valverde



My Why: "I have a burden for women who have been afflicted by addiction. That's why I am honored to serve 3rd Step's mission to bring hope and love to the brokenhearted."

Lisa Borja



My Why: "I enjoy meeting our woman where they are at in their journey of recovery, as I extend God's Redeeming Love. I am honored to watch women become “Fearless Masterpieces” for His Glory."

Maria Romo

Recovery Home Liason


My Why: "God has called us to be light and salt of this world, in obedience to honor God, sharing His love, His sovereign grace, and the Gospel of His Salvation, I humbly and compassionately be where there is need for women in recovery and in our communities."

Myrna Dekker

Logistics Manager


My Why: "It fills my heart to help women navigate through addiction to recovery. I also volunteer in remembrance of my sister who passed away in 2007 from addiction ."

Betsy Gersch

Financal Analyst


My Why: "I know that I am alive today to share the greatest story ever told — the one about how God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whosoever would believe in Him, will not perish, but have eternal life. For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that through Him, the world might be saved. John 3:16-17"

Diana Vasquez

Social Worker


My Why: "I have a passion to bring God's message of hope and healing to the hurting and broken. Seeing women restored and living out their God-given purpose is lifegiving and fuels my spirit."

Melesia Higuera

Marketing Director

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Committee Members

Maria Camarillo
Mavi Torres

Virginia Corcoran

Myrna Dekker
Celina Canales

Angie Tovar

Jessica Torres
Cindy Lebron
Rose Miranda

Rebecca Heredia

Melesia Higuera
Kathleen Pizano

Nataly Arguello

Vicky Rodarte

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