Meet The Team.
Rachel's journey from the vibrant landscapes of South Carolina to the rugged beauty of Alaska reflects her adventurous spirit and her deep-rooted commitment to serving others. With a heart for making a tangible difference in her community, Rachel has immersed herself in various social service organizations, from founding the non-profit REACH 907 10 years ago to serving on the government's Social Work Examiner Board for 4 years. In 2019, Rachel was awarded the First Lady's Volunteer of the Year award for philanthropic work in the community. She has worked in the micro (direct care), mezzo (families, groups) and now increasingly advocating at the macro (government, community systems change) level of social work.
Rachel believes in forging genuine connections and understanding the unique needs of individuals and families facing adversity. Two models widely embraced by REACH 907 that support families and agencies working with families is Trust-Based Relational Intervention by the Karyn Purvis Child Development Institute and Nonviolent Crisis Intervention by the Crisis Prevention Institute.
Beyond professional endeavors, Rachel and her husband's commitment to fostering youth in their home and founding REACH 907 speaks volumes about their character. Their willingness to open heart and home to over 40 foster youth is a testament to belief in the power of the family and an individual's potential to change lives.
Recently, Rachel guided the nonprofit through a 2 year national accreditation process. The agency was certified through Council of Accreditation in 337 standards of excellence in care and services.
Jessica's upbringing in a fractured home fueled her dedication to serving others, particularly at-risk youth. With extensive experience in non-profits such as Adult and Teen Challenge, Set Free Alaska, and True North Recovery, she specializes in aiding those grappling with addiction and amplifying stories of redemption. Since 2010, Jessica has played a pivotal role in fundraising, outreach, and community development efforts, tirelessly raising awareness and support for Alaskans facing diverse challenges. Her unwavering commitment to Alaska and its people drives her mission to spread hope and compassion for generations to come.
Tracee Mason officially joined the Staff of REACH 907 as the Administrative Assistant in November 2019. She has previously worked as a homeschool Mom, a Personal Care Attendant (PCA), the Lead Tutor for first and second grade at Firedance Preparatory Academy, and currently alongside her amazing husband, David, with sales and administrative work in his business, Alaska Siding Specialist, Inc. Tracee has always had a heart for hurting people of ALL ages and a desire to assist and advocate for those who cannot advocate for themselves. She has volunteered for many local charitable organizations, served at IDEA as the Parent Advisory Council (PAC) Chair, done fundraising work, peer counseling & served on the Board of Directors for HeartReach Center, was a former Stephen Ministry participant and Leader, and recently served as a Volunteer Long Term Care Ombudsman. She currently attends & facilitates a women’s recovery group, mentors two junior girls through REACH 907 with her husband, and learns as much as she can about personal growth and healthy communication. Tracee is BLESSED to volunteer alongside both of her grown children, Dylan and Eden Jacobs, at REACH 907 events!
Laura M Fleming
Laura is a seasoned professional in the mental health field with over 12 years of experience. Since 2019, she has served as a dedicated clinician, specializing in trauma counseling and crisis response. Laura holds a master's degree in human service counseling with a focus on crisis response and trauma. Her expertise lies in utilizing various therapeutic modalities, including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT). With a compassionate and empathetic approach, Laura has a remarkable ability to connect with people, offering hope and restoration to those who are struggling. Throughout her career, Laura has worked across a wide range of behavioral health settings, from residential facilities to one-on-one therapy sessions. Alongside her passion for mental health, Laura is an avid coffee lover, finding solace and comfort in a freshly brewed cup while engaging in her work. Her commitment to providing holistic care, coupled with her love for coffee, embodies her compassionate and nurturing approach to supporting individuals on their healing journey.
Linda is a case manager for REACH 907 and adoptive mother, utilizing her extensive background and dedication to nurturing and uplifting others. Alongside her husband, she co-directed a faith-based nonprofit organization, empowering inner-city teenagers to thrive prior to moving to Alaska. With twenty years of experience teaching middle and high school, Linda's commitment to education and community service is evident. Holding herself and others to high standards, she believes in the importance of faith and family as the foundation of a healthy culture. As she celebrates her 50th anniversary with her husband, they eagerly anticipate becoming great-grandparents, cherishing their legacy of service and compassion.
Billing and Reception
Reception and Admin
We are hiring! Call for more information.