About Us

We are the Lighthouse Lodge Project

The Lighthouse Lodge Project is a Non-Profit,  501(c)(3) organization dedicated to provide support to previously incarcerated women and men.

In 2020, we founded the Lighthouse Lodge Project to make a difference in ex-offenders’ lives.

Recidivism is the problem; we are the solution

Meet some of the team that is making this possible.  We are a diverse set of community members who believe you can bring yourself freedom from addiction and empower your voice to be heard, become unstoppable, and incredibly strong.

This is our dedicated Team


Diane supports recovery from addictions and changing your life after incarceration to become a better, more responsible citizen. Diane is the founder and devoted leader of The Lighthouse Lodge Project


Diane Rea

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Vicky Polzien is an active member of her community. Vicky currently works in the back office at Sierra Acupuncture in Carson City and became Vice President of The Lighthouse Lodge Project in 2022.


Vicky Polzien

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Volunteer lay minister for the prisons in Northern Nevada for 15 years, up to the time of the COVID -19 Pandemic, Eva Reynolds is the secretary and treasurer of The Lighthouse Lodge Project

Secretary and Treasurer

Eva Reynolds

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Dawnyel Algien

Former Meth user, Dawnyel has found her wat through storm and wreck through faith. Now she volunteers in the Lighthouse Lodge Project to pay it forward and help others get the opportunity she was given.
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Jodi Miller

Jodi Miller is a student aspiring to become a social worker. She passionately believes in the Lighthouse Lodge Project as she was once incarcerated and has been in recovery for four years.
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JD Powers

Program Coach for The Capital City C.I.R.C.L.E.S, Peer Recovery Support Specialist, and former incarcerated, JD strongly believes in the power of personal transformation
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Serena Dillard

Treatment facility Behavioral Health Technician and six years drug-free, Serena is exited to be part of the Lighthouse Lodge Project because she believes it truly helps people as they begin to rebuild their lives.
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