NAADAC is proud to announce that the recently elected additions to the NAADAC Executive Committee have taken office.
Every two years, NAADAC members have the opportunity to select officers who will determine the direction of the Association, and represent their geographical regions on the NAADAC Executive Committee. All NAADAC members are eligible and encouraged to vote for the candidates within their region. All 2018-2020 terms began on October 8, 2018.
The following individuals have begun their terms in their respective Executive Committee positions:
President: Diane Sevening, EdD, LAC
President-Elect: Mita M. Johnson, EdD, NCC, LPC, LMFT, ACS, LAC, MAC, SAP
Immediate Past President: Gerard J. "Gerry" Schmidt, MA, MAC, LPC, CAC
Secretary: Susan Coyer, MA, AADC-S, MAC, CCJP
Treasurer: Gregory J. Bennett, LAT, MAC
Mid-Atlantic Regional Vice President (DE, DC, MD, NJ, PA, VA, WV): Ron Pritchard, CSAC, CAS, NCAC II
Mid-South Regional Vice President (AR, LA, OK, TX): Vacant - special election to be announced soon
Northeast Regional Vice President (CT, ME, MA, NH, NY, RI, VT): William A. Keithcart, MA, LADC, SAP, MAC
Northwest Regional Vice President (AK, ID, MT, OR, WA, WY): Malcolm Horn, LCSW, MAC, LAC, SAP, NCIP
In addition, we welcome back returning Executive Committee members:
Mid-Central Regional Vice President (IL, IN, KY, MI, OH, WI): Gisela Berger, PhD, MAC, LPC, NCC
Northcentral Regional Vice President (IA, KS, MN, MO, ND, NE, SD): James "JJ" Johnson, Jr., BS, LADC, ICS
Southeast Regional Vice President (AL, FL, GA, MS, NC, SC, TN): Angela Maxwell, MS, CSAPC
Southwest Regional Vice President (AZ, CA, CO, NM, NV, UT): Julio Landero, PhD, MSW, MAC, LCADC, LISAC, SAP/DOT
Organizational Delegate: James Gamache, MSW, MLADC, ICAADC
NCC AP Chair: Jerry Jenkins, MEd, MAC
To learn more about the NAADAC Executive Committee members, please visit www.naadac.org/executivecommittee.
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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, represents the professional interests of more than 100,000 addiction counselors, educators and other addiction-focused healthcare professionals in the United States, Canada, and abroad. NAADAC's members are addiction counselors, educators, and other addiction-focused health care professionals, who specialize in addiction prevention, treatment, recovery support, and education. An important part of the healthcare continuum, NAADAC members, and its 47 state affiliates work to create healthier individuals, families and communities through prevention, intervention, quality treatment and recovery support.