Heidi Wheaton, MHRT/CSP

Founder & Executive Director

Heidi, MHRT/CSP, works for Community Health and Counseling Services as a Mobile Crisis Worker. She has a BS degree in Rehabilitation Services and over 8 years in Recovery. She has over 25 years of experience working with Adults and Children as a targeted Case Manager.

Phone: 207-254-9653

Danni Stengel

House Manager

Danni oversees the daily operations at Breaking the Cycle’s flagship location at 177 Central St in Millinocket, ME. She is a person in long term recovery.

Randy Jackson - BS, PA-C (Retired)

President of the Board

Not a fan of the big city lights, Randy has been dedicated to rural health for over 40 years. By working with Breaking the Cycle to help reunite families torn apart by substance use, Randy hopes to fulfill his fathers saying of, “With a long enough lever and fulcrum, you can move the world.” When he’s not going to, being in or coming home from a meeting, Randy can usually be found in his garden, playing golf or wetting a line. He is a graduate of George Washington University in DC, a US Navy veteran and a member of the Millinocket Town Council.

Phone: 207-249-5786

Rob Korobkin

Treasurer of the Board

Rob is a person in long term recovery with experience operating recovery housing across Maine. Rob owns and operates the Courage House, a 20-bed transitional program in Gorham, Maine for men coming out of the correctional system. Rob also helps to coordinate Journey House Recovery, a statewide network of five low barrier recovery residences in Sanford, South Portland and Lewiston-Auburn. Rob lives on a dirt road in Windham with his wife Julia and loves hiking, kayaking, gardening and playing music.

Phone: 207-632-0763

Sherri Downes, RN

Secretary of the Board

Sherri works as a Registered Nurse at Katahdin Valley Health Care and is currently studying Counseling at the University of Maine in Orono. She lives in Millinocket.

Phone: 207-841-2436

Jane Danforth - MPH, M.Ed

Board Member

Jane works as the Director of Grants and Community Wellness at Millinocket Regional Hospital. She lives in Millinocket.

Phone: 207-447-1705

Joseph Troncale, MD

Board Member

Joe is a family doctor based in Ephrata, Pennsylvania. He is interested in developing innovative approaches to caring for people with substance use disorder.

Phone: 717-669-2033