Board of Directors
Reboot & Recover’s Board of Directors
Board Chair and Founder- Stephanie L. Diez, MSW, ICADC, CAP
Stephanie has worked in the addictions field for several years and is a Florida State Certified Addiction Professional. After obtaining her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Florida International University, Stephanie began working directly to help individuals and families suffering from both process and substance abuse addictions. During this work, Stephanie was able to identify the evolving needs of her clients. Stephanie earned her Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) from Florida International University while continuing her work and research in the addictions field. Over the past decade, Stephanie has avidly researched technology addictions and feels a calling to intervene in the social, emotional, physical, and psychological damages it is causing to individuals, families, and society. In response to that calling, she founded Reboot & Recover, a not for profit organization devoted to reducing the negative impacts of technology overuse and helping individuals achieve a healthy and happy life balance. Stephanie is the Chair of the National Association of Social Workers Broward Unit and member of the Delta Iota Chapter Phi Alpha Honor Society for Social Workers. She currently resides in Dania Beach Florida where she enjoys leisure afternoon walks along the Dania Beach pier. She can be contacted at Stephanie@rebootandrecover.org or by phone at (786)505-6419
Alexis received her Bachelor’s Degree from the University at Albany, State University of New York and her Master’s Degree in Counselor Education from Florida International University. She is a Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP), an Internationally Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC), and a Nationally Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (NBCCH). She is a certified practitioner of Rapid Resolution Therapy and is pursuing advanced training in hypnotherapy, art therapy, and counselor education. Alexis works as a primary therapist in a residential substance abuse treatment facility in North Miami Beach and has a private practice. In addition, Alexis is a qualified supervisor for mental health interns pursuing their license and is working on her Education Specialist degree in Counseling at The University of West Alabama.
Board Director- Nicolas Gallo
Nicolas Gallo is a senior Electrical Engineering student at Florida International University. He has worked on various projects ranging from temperature sensors to autonomous robots. He is also on the board of chairs for the student branch of IEEE. IEEE is the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers that develops the standards for the computer and electronics industry. Nicolas is also a brother of Theta Tau- Omega Gamma Chapter Fraternity for Engineers. Additionally Nicolas dedicated many years to the study of medicine and philosophy in his quest to aid humanity. He constantly strives to educate the community by sharing knowledge of technology science with others.
Board Director- Noelle Granda
Noelle specializes in childhood prevention of high risk behaviors and mental health issues. Her prevention projects focus on activities that engage youth and foster social and emotional development, strengthen their abilities to communicate effectively, foster self- confidence, and promote creativity and character. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for several years and has sat on other nonprofit boards as a director. Noelle has worked in tandem with Miami Dade County Public schools and partnered with the Miami Dade County Department of Health. Noelle is an LGBTQ advocate who promotes equality, understanding, cooperation and education. Over the past several years she has counseled LGBTQ youth and adults with various life circumstances. Noelle is a resident of Miami and is an excellent cook who enjoys spending afternoons walking her dog.