Board of Directors
The board of directors at LLRC provide a wide range of knowledge about recovery throughout New England. Each board member brings unique skills to the table to help provide the LLRC staff with the right tools they need to help the River Valley community.
Dr. Lonnie Labonte
Lonnie founded LLRC in the summer of 2019 after realizing a need in his community. Lonnie decided the gap between individuals and recovery resources was too great. The River Valley desperately needed a way to connect the people in need with the resource that was right for them. Lonnie has worked hard to provide staff with the tools and resources they need to help their community.
Joe was born and raised in the River Valley, he currently resides in Manchester,NH, Joe enjoys racing, walks with his dog, attending sporting events and family time. Being in long term recovery himself, his passion for helping his community and other people overcome addiction has become his life calling of giving back. In his current work, Joe is a treatment advocate for men and women who are seeking treatment and connecting them with support groups for their loved ones.
Glenn is a community-focused individual who has made significant contributions to the region. He established "Good Karma Health Food Café," with the aim of supporting the community through healthy eating. Glenn learned that the River Valley community is strong with people helping people. In 2020, he joined the board of the non-profit organization, Larry Labonte Recovery Center, further demonstrating his commitment to community-based initiatives. Currently, Glenn serves as the OPTIONS Liaison for Oxford County via Oxford County Mental Health (OCMH), where he plays a vital role in supporting the recovery movement in the River Valley area. Glenn's tireless efforts and unwavering dedication to community service have made him a valuable asset to the region.
Glenn lives in Mexico with his wife, Sandee, and their cat, Miss Kitty. He has 2 adult daughters, Victoria and Morgan, whom he adores. He loves trail running, mountain biking, swimming, hiking, and reading. He is active in the recovery community carrying the message that recovery is possible.