Simonne Maline

Simonne is the Executive Director of the Consumer Council System of Maine(CCSM), a statewide, systems change and advocacy organization. CCSM works with a diverse group of stakeholders across the State to bring consumer voice to decision making tables to help find solutions and advocate for statewide policy, budget, and systems priorities in the State of Maine that support the needs of mental health peers. Previously, she spent many years creating and running innovative peer support programs, and also working as a mental health social worker. Simonne is transparent about her experience of being a peer in recovery.