Meet the team.

Our Staff

Company team

Jamie Lebish, CADC, MHRT, CRMA

Founder / Executive Director

Jamie's vision is to offer a peaceful one-stop alternative for people in early recovery needing a safe non-judgemental place in which to recover from substance use disorder. He has now brought The Ranch from a dream to reality. Jamie is Ranch director of the program. He brings with him; 24 years of recovery experience, 12 years clinical experience as a licensed counselor (CADC) and his experience as a certified recovery coach,  to  The Andersson Ranch and The Shiller Ranch. ...More to come.

Katherine Anderson-Caldwell

Co-founder / Director of Advancement and operations

Katherine's generous support has enabled  The Ranch to become a reality. As  Director of Advancement , she helps to ensure the near and long-term position and stability of the organization. 

As  Operations director,  katherine oversees HR and payroll. Katherine also maintains and helps design and furnish our facilities. Come by for a tour to see what she has accomplished. 

Carrie Stackpole, CADC

Program manager/  Residential Counselor

Carrie Stackpole is a huge proponent of recovery and wellness. She maintains an interest in helping people to overcome addictions. Carrie is a licenced SUD counselor and is now our program manager. Carrie is always learning and growing in the field of recovery. Carrie has a true passion for this business and is a huge asset for The ranch and for her clients.

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Dr. Gust Stringos, DO

Interim Medical Director

Gust has been a family practice physician in Skowhegan for decades.  He is the Medical Director for Redington-Fairview General Hospital. A member of ASAM, he has been treating individuals for substance use for many years.

Board of Directors

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Jamie Lebish

Director & Founder


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Katherine Anderson-Caldwell

Chair & Co-founder


Our Partners

We appreciate the support of these organizations. Without their partnership, we would not be able to do what we do. Are you interested in partnering with us? Contact us and let us know.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is comprised of a diverse array of stakeholders who volunteer to provide essential advice and feedback to the Board of Directors. Members share their professional skills, expertise, and knowledge all in an effort to help our organization in its ongoing planning and operation. The Advisory Board provides critical steering and insight into positioning our organization for sustainability, particularly in planning and executing its near-term and long-term strategic plans. Advisors also provide valuable research and data to help with these goals.

If you are interested in joining our Advisory Board, please contact us.

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Nathan Cermelj

Nathan is Director of Business Development at Liberty Bay Recovery Center in Portland, Maine.

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Tia St. Pierre, RN, ASM

Tia is a Medical-Surgical Nurse at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center and an Occupational Health Nurse for ABB Technologies, Inc.