In honor of John Avery, MPA, who served as NAADAC Director of Government Relations from 2001-2004, this award is given to the staff member who has consistently: excelled in his or her position, made outstanding contributions in the area of service and dedication to NAADAC, promoted teamwork and collaboration, and done so with a positive and forward-thinking attitude. Any NAADAC member in good standing may nominate an individual for this award, which is selected by the NAADAC Personnel Committee. 


For additional information, please contact HeidiAnne Werner at or 800-548-0497 x101.

Past Award Recipients

2018 Diana Kamp (Sr. Membership Manager)
2017 Greg Potestion (Program Manager)
2016 HeidiAnne Werner (Director of Operations & Finance) & Donna Croy (Certification Manager)
2015 Jessica Gleason, JD (Director of Communications)
2014 Mary Keaty (Lead Administrative Coordinator)
2010 Cynthia Moreno Tuohy, BSW, NCAC II, CDC II, SAP (Executive Director)