Executive Director & Founder
Frances Stone is a mother in recovery and co-parent of three strong, resilient and loving children. She is also a Canadian Certified Addictions Counsellor, former radio host of Talk Recovery Vancouver, and Founder and President of Family Recovery Society.
She is grateful to serve as a member of the Public Advisory Group (PAG) for the səmiq̓ʷəʔelə/Riverview Comprehensive Community Planning Process together with the kʷikʷəƛ̓əm First Nation and BC Housing. Frances founded Mothers Recovery Society which has evolved into Family Recovery Society because of her lived experience with poverty, addiction and isolation while she raised her three children as a single parent. She is passionate about making a difference in the lives of mothers and fathers in recovery from addiction because she believes supporting parents creates a better future for all.
Lee Ann Olson
Lee Ann Olson is a Certified Addictions Counsellor and mother in recovery with two children and a beautiful granddaughter. Lee Ann serves on the Board of Directors because she believes in the mission of Family Recovery Society and wants to be a part of the solution for families in recovery from addiction.
Lori McCarnan (Chi makwa ekwe): I am a mother in recovery of three children. I actively work a program and the strength of support groups has helped me get and stay in recovery. I serve on the Board of Directors for Family Recovery Society to ensure families have access to all I was given and more. I am an Anishinaabe woman and I work to bring my cultural values to my daily living and share with others. I have compassion for all parents and know the value first hand of the beauty recovery can bring to a family.