Featured Speakers 

Speaker Bios

Inaba Eric Bailly, LPC, LADC
Eric Bailly, LPC, LADC, is currently a Business Solutions Director at Anthem, Inc. In his 11th year at Anthem, Bailly’s role is focused on the enterprise substance use disorder strategy, with recent emphasis on the enterprise opioid strategy. Bailly is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the states of ND and CO, and is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the state of MN. Bailly has worked as a behavioral health clinician in several settings including Outpatient Substance Use Disorder treatment services at both Kaiser Permanente and the Jefferson County Department of Health and Environment, both in the Denver, CO metro area. Bailly earned a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Concordia College in Moorhead, MN in 1993, and a Master's degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado at Denver in 1996.


James Carroll
James W. Carroll, Jr., is the current acting director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. He was appointed by President Donald Trump on February 9, 2018 and then nominated to be the permanent director in April 2018. Previously, Carroll served as the White House Deputy Chief of Staff, General Counsel in the Office of Management and Budget, and an attorney in the Office of the White House Counsel for Presidents Donald Trump and George W. Bush.


Tim Casey
Tim Casey has a proven record of leadership in advancing the federal priorities of national associations, corporations, consumer organizations, and nonprofits. On Capitol Hill, Casey is a trusted resource to Members of Congress and their staff. Casey's experience in the House and Senate combined with his time as a senior lobbyist for prominent health care organizations offers clients sound policy advice, strategic political counsel, and a keen instinct for delivering on key priorities before Congress and the Administration.


Kimberly Cox


Michael Kemp, NCAC I
Michael Kemp, NCAC I, ICS, CSAC, CSW, is the Director of Peer Recovery Services at Oregon State Hospital-Salem. His mission is to incorporate peer recovery services as part of the continuum of care. He has worked in the addiction profession for over 35 years, most with the State of Wisconsin for a variety of programs both in psychiatric hospitals and correctional institutions. In addition, Kemp was an instructor in an Addiction Studies program for 15 years, & clinically supervises several community programs. Kemp serves as co-chair of the Public Policy Committee of NAADAC, the Association of Addictions Professionals.


Sherri Layton, MBA, LCDC, CCS
Sherri Layton, MBA, LCDC, CCS, began working in addiction treatment in 1977 and has worked for La Hacienda Treatment Center since 1992. As Outpatient Services Administrator, she manages its outpatient, continuing care, and alumni services, and coordinates La Hacienda’s legislative involvement on the state and national level. She frequently speaks on topics related to advocacy, ethics, and leadership. Layton has served on NAADAC’s Public Policy Committee since 2008 and is currently co-chair. She also serves on the Legislative Committee for the Association of Substance Abuse Programs – Texas. Layton is NAADAC’s Texas affiliate, TAAP, President Elect and was NAADAC Regional Vice President from 2012-2016. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and earned a Master of Business Administration degree with an emphasis on leadership in 2009.


Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP
Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC III, SAP, is the Executive Director of NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals. She previously served as the Executive Director of Danya Institute and the Central East Addiction Technology Transfer Center. Prior to that, she was the Program Director for Volunteers of America Western Washington serving and the administrator of alcohol/drug centers providing a broad range of services, and a trainer in Domestic Violence/Anger Management and Conflict Resolution. Moreno Tuohy has written on a variety of professional issues, including addiction evaluation, counseling methods, co-occurring disorders, treatment and recovery. She has served as President of NAADAC, Certification Board Commissioner, International Chair, Treasurer and Legislative Chair for NAADAC.


Robert Morrison
Robert Morrison first came to the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD) in 1998 as Public Policy Associate. Morrison then served as Associate Director of Government Relations at Smith, Bucklin and Associates from 1999 to 2001. Morrison returned to NASADAD in 2001 as Director of Public Policy and went on to become Executive Director in 2009. Morrison first came to Washington in 1993 to work for the late U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg (NJ). Morrison graduated from Drew University in New Jersey with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science and completed graduate work in American Government at the Johns Hopkins University.


Julie Shroyer, MSW
Julie Shroyer, MSW, Senior Policy Advisor and Polsinelli Shareholder, has more than 29 years of federal health policy experience including service on Capitol Hill as committee staff and in senior positions in both the non-profit and private sector. A respected advisor to congressional and presidential campaigns, she is sought after for her recognized expertise in health care and public policy. Shroyer has spent the last two decades working as a trusted consultant and strategic advisor to a wide range of health care related companies and associations.


Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC, MAC
Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC, MAC, is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Dakota (USD) School of Health Sciences Addiction Studies (ADS) Department and has 33 years of teaching experience. She is President of the SD Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (BAPP), Treasurer of the International Coalition for Addiction Studies Education (INCASE), President elect of NAADAC, Chair of the Student Committee for NAADAC, evaluator for the National Addiction Studies Accreditation Commission (NASAC), and member of the NASAC board of commissioners.