Our Founder: Don Troutman
Don Troutman is a pioneer in the recovery field, where he has worked since 1989 as the founder/owner of Clean & Sober Transitional Living in Fair Oaks, CA. Don graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Fresno State University. He has over two years of post-graduate studies in addiction and continues to stay on the cutting edge in the field of recovery.
Don served on the Board of Directors for the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources (CAARR, now CCAPP) from 2001- 2007 and again in 2008-2009. He has also served as Chairman of the Sacramento Sober Living Committee and as an active member of the California Legislative Committee on Addiction.
Don is a Certified Alcoholism and Other Drug Addictions Recovery Specialist II (CAS II), nationally certified (NCAC I). He is a one of the developers and currently an instructor for Sober Living Specialists (SLS) and is certified as a Recovery Program Manager by CAARR (now CCAPP).
Don has been active for years in the Fair Oaks Chamber of Commerce. He has incorporated the CSTL “family” into community service at events at events in Fair Oaks throughout the year. Don’s work in the world of recovery has been commended by many elected officials, including the California State Legislature.
As a Vietnam Veteran, Don takes special interest in reaching out to all military veterans. In recovery since 1985, Don has dedicated his life to helping the newcomer to recovery claim a strong and healthy future of recovery.