Staff

Clubhouse International’s staff members bring a wide range of experience and knowledge to the day-to-day operations of the organization.

Joel D. Corcoran

Joel D. Corcoran
Executive Director

Joel D. Corcoran, M.Ed., is responsible for all of Clubhouse International's operations, programs, finances and communications. Joel has worked in the field of community mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation since 1981. Before assuming his position at Clubhouse International in 1995, his career included working at a large state psychiatric hospital, as a case manager, a residential director, a Clubhouse director and as an administrator in a multi-state mental health agency. He has been an advocate for state and national mental health services reform and for people living with mental illness to have a role in the design and evaluation of those services.

Joel also has traveled extensively throughout the world, working to support the development and quality improvement of Clubhouse programs, helping them become strong and enduring resource centers for people living with mental illness. He has been an active advocate for quality services, dignified opportunities and full citizenship for people living with mental illness. He has worked with local, state, national and international governments, public and private health agencies, advocacy groups and educational institutions. In his role as the Executive Director of Clubhouse International, he has provided a system of training, Accreditation, technical assistance and consultation on local, state and national levels to government, family members, providers and consumer organizations interested in Clubhouse development.

Jack Yatsko, Chief Operating Officer

Jack Yatsko
Chief Operating Officer

Jack Yatsko has been with Clubhouse International since 2002, and his career in mental health spans over 20 years. Jack earned a Master’s degree in Social Work and is a Licensed Social Worker in Hawaii. He began his Clubhouse career in Hawaii in 1989 at Friendship House, the first Clubhouse program in Hawaii. He developed many Transitional and Supported Employment job placements and became the Vocational Coordinator at Friendship House, working his way up to Clubhouse Director. He became a Clubhouse International Faculty member in 1997. Jack joined Clubhouse International in 2002 as Director of Training.

Jack continues to reside in Hawaii although his travels take him across the globe. He works closely with our international Training Bases and Faculty Group; helps develop new Clubhouses; and provides technical assistance to many existing Clubhouses.

Jack is married and he and his wife have two daughters. He serves on several community boards on Kauai including school PTSA organizations.

Anita Brix Lambaek

Anita Brix Lambaek
European Program Officer

Anita Brix Lambaek has been on the staff of Clubhouse International since October 2015. Anita works closely with the European Clubhouses to strengthen their quality through Accreditation.

Before joining Clubhouse International, Anita started her work with Clubhouses back in 2007, when she was hired as a staff member in Kildehuset- Fountain House in Aalborg. In 2010 she became involved with the start-up of a Clubhouse in Frederikshavn, Denmark in 2010 and became Director of the Clubhouse in 2012. Anita has been involved with the Danish Clubhouse Coalition as a board member since 2011.

Anita holds an M.A degree in Public Administration from Aalborg University and a B.A in Nutrition and Health from Aarhus University.

Anita is married and she and her husband have a son. They enjoy spending time with their small breed of Icelandic Horses.

Maggie Figueroa

Maggie Figueroa
Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Maggie Figueroa is responsible for organizing and managing the Executive Director’s schedule, providing communications and administrative support to other staff, and coordinating special projects. Maggie also serves as liaison with the Board of Directors and organizations affiliated with Clubhouse International. Maggie joined Clubhouse International in 2003. Prior to that, she worked in administrative roles in the investment management and banking industries.

Lee Kellogg

Lee Kellogg
Program Officer

Lee Kellogg works closely with the other program officers in supporting Clubhouse Accreditation, Training, and Clubhouse Development. He received his B.S. from Michigan State University and his M.A. from Goddard College.

Lee started his career at Thresholds in Chicago, first as a job coach and then as the Vocational Team Leader. Lee spent the next 17 years as the director of Genesis House in Michigan until he started with Clubhouse International in the fall of 2015. During his Genesis House years, Lee was very active in leading the Michigan Clubhouse Coalition and was also a member of the Clubhouse International Advisory Council.

Anna Sackett Rountree

Anna Sackett Rountree
Development Officer

Anna Sackett Rountree is responsible for developing and maintaining Clubhouse International's donor program and database, assisting in preparing grant proposals and promoting new and current fundraising initiatives that will help Clubhouse International to achieve its mission. Anna also assists in developing and executing marketing, engagement, social media and communications campaigns. 

Anna brings experience in the field of human rights and in writing and editing. She most recently worked as an Associate Producer at CBS/60 Minutes, as an Assistant Human Rights Officer at the United Nations, where she wrote analytical reports on the human rights resolutions, and as an Editorial Consultant at the International Rescue Committee where she wrote and edited the Governance and Rights Sector Framework.

Anna holds a M.A. degree in International Affairs with a concentration in Governance and Rights from New School University, and a B.A. in Political Science with a double minor in French and International Relations from Binghamton University.

Robby Vorspan

Robby Vorspan
Senior Program Officer

Robby Vorspan has been on the staff of Clubhouse International since its inception in 1994. Robby works closely with the Faculty for Clubhouse Development, the Training Base Group, and the Clubhouse Advisory Council and is integrally involved in all aspects of the Clubhouse International Accreditation (TM) process. Before joining Clubhouse International, Robby worked at Fountain House in New York City as the Assistant Director of Training, and was the Project Coordinator for the National Clubhouse Expansion Project.

Robby received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and her M.S. from Hunter College.