Let NAADAC hear your voice!

Make a difference by nominating a passionate, skilled and dedicated addiction professional for a NAADAC Executive Leadership position. Please note: Only current NAADAC members may submit nominations.

General voting will open May 1 - 31, 2018. All 2018-2020 terms begin on October 9, 2018, after the NAADAC Annual Conference in Houston, TX.

NOMINATION PERIOD: JaN 10,2018 - FEB 5, 2018
NOMINATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. 

Procedure

STEP 1: Download Nomination Form.

STEP 2: Return completed & signed nomination form by 5:00pm EST on February 5, 2018:

  • by email to Diana Kamp at dkamp@naadac.org (preferred method)

  • by fax to 703-741-7698 (ATTN: Diana Kamp); or

  • by mail to NAADAC, Attn: Nominations & Elections, 44 Canal Center Plaza Ste. 301, Alexandria, VA 22314 

STEP 3: Email digital headshot of nominee (at least 500 KB in file size; 1 MB or more preferred) to Diana Kamp at dkamp@naadac.org by 5:00 pm EST on February 5, 2018.

Open Positions

NAADAC is accepting nominations for the following Officer positions:

  • President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer

NAADAC is accepting nominations for the following Regional Vice-President positions:

  • Mid-Atlantic (Represents DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV)
  • Mid-South (Represents AR, LA, OK, TX)
  • Northeast (Represents CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT)
  • Northwest (Represents AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY)

Qualifications for Candidates:

Only members in good standing who have been actively engaged in work in addiction counseling or as an addiction professional for at least two years immediately prior to nomination shall be eligible for an elective office with the Association. 

OFFICERS: Candidates for NAADAC officer positions must be nominated by a member of the NAADAC Board of Directors or a Regional Vice President. 

REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENTS: Nominees for the position of Regional Vice President must represent a state wherein an Affiliated State Association is in place and may only be nominated for a region in which they reside. Nominees from each region shall come from a state Affiliate other than the state of the incumbent RVP unless a qualified nominee from another state in the region cannot be found.

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President-Elect Qualifications

(a)  The ability to perform and fulfill all duties and functions of the President as enumerated and described by the NAADAC Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.

(b) Current NAADAC Professional Membership in good standing.

(c) A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination.

(d) A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board (State/Chapter/International) and/or

(e) Chaired a standing NAADAC committee or served on the NCC AP.   

All candidates for President-Elect must meet qualifications (a) - (c), and (d) or (e).

Secretary Qualifications

(a)  The ability to perform and fulfill all duties and functions of the Secretary as enumerated and described by the NAADAC Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.

(b) Current NAADAC Professional Membership in good standing.

(c) A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination.

(d) A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board (State/Chapter/International); and/or

(e) Chaired a standing NAADAC committee or served on the NCC AP.   

All candidates for Secretary must meet qualifications (a) - (c), and (d) or (e).

Treasurer Qualifications

(a)  The ability to perform and fulfill all duties and functions of the Treasurer as enumerated and described by the NAADAC Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.

(b) Current NAADAC Professional Membership in good standing.

(c) A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination.

(d) A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board (State/Chapter/International); and/or

(e) Chaired a standing NAADAC committee or served on the NCC AP.   

All candidates for Treasurer must meet qualifications (a) - (c), and (d) or (e).

Regional Vice-President Qualifications

  • The ability to perform and fulfill all duties and functions of an RVP as enumerated and described in the Bylaws and Policies and Procedures.
  • Current NAADAC Professional Membership in good standing.
  • A minimum of two years of active engagement in the addiction recovery profession immediately prior to the nomination.
  • A minimum of two years of experience on either the NAADAC Board of Directors or a NAADAC Affiliate Board.
  • Reside and work in the region represented

Questions?

If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email Diana Kamp.