MEET THE BOARD
Each member of our Board of Directors has personally experienced, whether in their own lives or through loved ones, the damage that active addiction and mental health issues can cause, and the power and freedom that recovery offers.
Aaron Postil • Co-Founder
“If you’re not doing anything different, you’re not doing anything at all.”
Aaron Postil is the co-founder of both The A&A Foundation and Brass Tacks Recovery. After his own intense and ultimately successful experience with recovery, Aaron knew he wanted to give back and help others going through the same process. He has dedicated his life to helping people get sober. His work is built upon loyalty, integrity, courage and family. He believes that if someone is invested in recovery, it will change the lives of everyone around them.
Angela Carrillo • Co-Founder
“An individual can heal alone, but a family must heal together.”
Angela Carrillo is the co-founder of both The A&A Foundation and Brass Tacks Recovery. She is a Certified Professional Coach who brings trauma-informed education and empathy to clients and families. She sits on the board of several philanthropic organizations in Southern California. Angela believes in being fierce, living with integrity, acting with loyalty, and expressing with vulnerability. She and her family sought help when they were struggling, and she is grateful for the generosity of everyone who helped her family afford much needed addiction treatment. She hopes The A&A Foundation will similarly help many individuals who want to change their lives. Angela believes that recovery is powerful because it comes with an unlimited magnitude for an individual to live a life in absolute congruence with their highest potential.
Susan L. Moore
“Find someone to trust, then listen and learn from them,” is Susan’s advice to anyone who is struggling.”
Susan L. Moore is part of a family owned restaurant business that began in 1971. Driven by her passion and commitment to her family, Susan has successfully owned two restaurants for more than a decade. She believes that her perspective as a mother has made her compassionate, open-minded, and humble. Susan wholeheartedly believes in the power of recovery. She has seen it unite families who were divided and save lives that many believed were beyond saving.
“Seek professional advice, design a plan and stick to it!!!! NO EXCUSES!!!!!””
Michael Kincaid worked in the television industry for almost 50 years before his retirement in 2014. During that time, he held various executive positions for many prestigious networks including ABC, KCBS and KTLA. His professional life has been supported and enriched by 27 years of sobriety. Michael believes in intervention, AA, and long-term rehabilitation. He believes recovery is powerful because it helps addicts and alcoholics strive to reach their potential and lead productive, fruitful and self-respecting lives.
“There is hope.”
Sari Averill has worked in the beauty and entertainment industries for over thirty years. At a young age, her entrepreneurial spirit enabled her to turn her passion for helping people feel better about themselves into a career. She has worked at some of LA’s top salons and has a loyal following of clients whom she considers friends. Sari has experienced, firsthand, the power of recovery. She has been sober for almost twenty years. She attributes both her professional and personal success and happiness to the support and guidance of Alcoholics Anonymous and her prayer and meditation practice. She believes that just as much as addiction can negatively affect a family, recovery can heal those wounds and foster understanding and love.