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Founding Trustees & Advisors, Board of Directors, and Administration

Founding Trustees and Advisors

Howard J. Shaffer, PhD, CAS
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA

Richard Rogers, MSC, CAS
Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston, MA

Francisco Napolitano, PhD, JD, CAS
Attorney at Law, Boston, MA

Janice F. Kauffman, RN, MPH, CAS
North Charles Institute for the Addictions, Boston, MA

Edward J. Khantzian, MD, CAS
Harvard Medical School, The Cambridge Hospital, Boston, MA

John A. Renner Jr., MD, CAS
Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, Boston, MA

Founding International Certification Advisory Committee

Thomas E. Bratter, EDD, CAS
John Dewey Academy, Great Barrington, MA

Stephanie Brown, PhD, CAS
The Addictions Institute, Menlo Park, CA

Milton E. Burglass, MD, MDiv, MPH, MS, FAAFP, CAS
Homestead, FL

Patrick J. Carnes, PhD, CAS
The Meadows Institute, Wickenburg, AZ

David A. Deitch, PhD, CAS
University of California, La Jolla, CA

George De Leon, PhD, CAS
Center for Therapeutic Community Research, New York, NY

Rita E. DiCaprio, MS, CAC, CAS
Abrahamsen Counseling Associates, Schenectady, NY

Ernest Drucker, MD, CAS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY

Raymond F. Hanbury Jr., PhD, CAS
Private Practice, Manasquan, NJ

Robert Ladouceor, PhD, CAS
University Laval, Ste-Foy, QC Canada

Ann W. Lawson, PhD, CAS
Alliant International University, San Diego, CA

Gary W. Lawson, PhD, CAS
Alliant International University, San Diego, CA

Robert M. Lichtman, PhD, CAS
New York State Office of Mental Health, Mount Vernon, NY

Joyce H. Lowinson, PhD, CAS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY

G. Alan Marlatt, PhD, CAS
University of Washington, Seattle, WA

William E. McAuliffe, PhD, CAS
National Technical Center for Substance Abuse Needs Assessment, Cambridge, MA

John D. McPeake, PhD, CAS
The Dublin Group, Dublin, NH

Harvey B. Milkman, PhD, CAS
Project Self-Discovery, Denver, CO

Janice D. Milligan, MD, MEd, FAAP, CAS
Homestead Health & Wellness Center, Homestead, FL

Lisa Najavits, PhD, CAS
McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA

Peter E. Nathan, PhD, CAS
University of Iowa College of Public Health, Iowa City, IA

Howard "Chip" Silverman, PhD, CAS
Green Spring Health Services, Columbia, MD

St. John of God Medical Center, Sydney, Australia

George E. Vaillant, MD, CAS
Brigham & Women's Hospital, Boston, MA

Marsha Vannicelli, PhD, CAS
Appleton Clinic McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA

Joan Ellen Zweben, PhD, CAS
East Bay Community Recovery Project, Berkeley, CA

Board of Directors

Stuart Sivertson (President)
Micro-North Systems, Duluth , MN

Murray George (Vice President)
Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Vice President

Sharon Johnson
Executive Presbyter
Presbytery of Northern Waters, Duluth, MN

Lynn John Rambeck, Psy. D.
Private Clinical Practice, Edina, MN

Minnesota Council on Addictions

Elizabeth M. George - Chief Executive Officer