Lana Mahoney has been a Wyoming resident the majority of her life and a Cheyenne resident for over 30 years. Her background is in Behavioral Health and Recovery Support services. She began her journey with Recover Wyoming in 2011 as a volunteer and has since worked for the organization in various roles including; Administrative Assistant, Laramie County Veterans Treatment Court Coordinator, Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Case Manager, and Peer Specialist Training Coordinator. She has been instrumental in furthering the Peer Specialist profession in the state.
Lana is a person in long-term recovery and Certified Peer Specialist with Mastery and Forensic endorsements. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in Education from Laramie County Community College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Wyoming. She recently completed her Master's Certification in Non-profit Administration from Colorado State University. She is also a member of the Wyoming Governor's Behavioral Health Advisory Council.
She values spending time with her family, including her spouse, Paul, and their four children. They enjoy camping, family barbeques, and cheering on the kids at their sporting events.
Lana is passionate about providing hope and helping others find their path to recovery. She values the important partnerships with individuals and organizations in this community who share her mission to help others achieve recovery and whole health wellness.