Anthony Mele
Anthony Mele PsyD
Chief Clinical Officer
Sovereign Health
Anthony Mele, a licensed psychologist, brings almost 25 years of clinical expertise and executive leadership on both the provider and payer sides of behavioral healthcare. Mele’s wide range of clinical expertise includes: the assessment and treatment of co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders in adolescents and adults, the use of telehealth to manage chronic medical conditions, and the development of non-pharmacologic interventions for individuals with cognitive impairment.

Steven Millette
Steven Millette MS, LMHC, LAC
Director Recovery Ecosystem
Steve Millette has nearly 30 years experience in the behavioral health and addiction recovery field serving in clinical, administrative, academic and executive roles. His competencies include clinical service model development, service and system innovation, and organizational leadership. He is now developing and applying engagement technologies and platform models to both innovate and speed the advancement of needed solutions for the addiction problems in society. Millette previously served as the Executive Director at The Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) at the University of Colorado Hospital and at Pavillon International in North Carolina. Additionally, Steve has held leadership and clinical positions at prominent treatment facilities within the state of Florida, including the Hazelden-Betty Ford Foundation. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Assumption College and his master's degree in counseling psychology from Nova University.

Larry Moliterno
Larry Moliterno MBA
Meridian Healthcare
Lawrence J. Moliterno serves as President and CEO of Meridian HealthCare, an integrated healthcare organization. With a background in business and 25 years in the nonprofit sector, Moliterno area of expertise resides in professional development, marketing and nonprofit leadership. He serves as chairman of the Ohio Alliance of Recovery Providers, which aims to increase access to treatment, seek additional funding resources, and provide a unified voice for the addiction and recovery providers in the state. Moliterno holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and a master’s degree in business administration from Youngstown State University, where he served as an adjunct faculty member. Additionally, he is an elected official in Boardman Township for the last eight years.

Brennon Moore
Brennon Moore MS, CTT, CADC-II, LPC
The Refuge
Brennon Moore is a licensed professional counselor, certified addictions counselor, and a nationally certified trauma therapist specializing in trauma and addictive disorders for over a decade. Currently, Brennon leads trauma-healing retreats for The Refuge - A Healing Place, a residential program for trauma and addiction. Additionally, he speaks nationally on the subjects of childhood trauma, attachment and addiction. In January 2017, his first book was released, "Finding a New Tribe: Helping Young Men Recover from Childhood Sexual Abuse and Addiction," and in the summer of 2018, Brennon opened Skyline Recovery, a trauma focused transitional living program in Bend, Oregon. He currently has a private practice and facilitates clinical trainings.

Abby Morris
Abby Morris MD
Medical Director
ARS/IAFF Center of Excellence for Behavioral Health and Recovery
Dr. Abby Morris came to the ARS/IAFF Center for Excellence as medical director in December 2016. Her undergraduate education was at Cornell University, but her premedical studies were at Johns Hopkins University. She graduated medical school at Georgetown University and completed her internal medicine internship at Georgetown University Hospital. She completed her psychiatric residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2007. Since she completed residency, Dr. Morris worked as a Medical director for several nonprofits and at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda. She has experience leading clinics, Assertive Community Treatment teams, and inpatient units. Dr. Morris serves as the medical director for the Overdose Response Program for Montgomery County, MD and was Volunteer of the Year with the Montgomery County MD Police Department did her work with the SWAT/CIT team. She helps to train the County's Crisis Intervention Team and other law enforcement officers. She has been awarded many local and regional honors for her academics and work in her field and has been on Channel 9 WUSA news several times as an expert on psychiatric issues. Dr. Morris was named a 2010 National Council for Community Behavioral Healthcare Psychiatric Leader and has been involved with the National Council and other advocacy groups on behalf of her patients for several years. Dr. Morris has served on an advisory group for Bethesda Maryland’s 100,000 Homes Campaign in an efforts to greatly reduce the burden of homelessness. Dr. Morris is the proud mother of two young men.

Siobhan Morse
Siobhan Morse MHSA, CRC, CAI, MAC
Division Director of Clinical Services, CRC, CAI, MAC
Foundations Recovery Network
As Director of Clinical Services, Siobhan Morse is charged with spearheading the research, clinical operations management and new product development for Foundations Recovery Network, the Addiction Services Division of Universal Health Services, Inc. Ms. Morse regularly presents original research worldwide, has published multiple articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, and conducts education within the addiction services network. Ms. Morse joined Foundations Recovery Network in 2012 as Director of Research and Fidelity for Foundations Recovery Network, after having served for six years as Executive Director for the National Institute for Holistic Addiction Studies. Earlier in her career, she conducted clinical trials supporting new drug development for pharmaceutical manufacturers bringing new, life-saving medication to market. Ms. Morse holds a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from Florida International University.  As an Adjunct Professor at Florida International University, Ms. Morse taught Program Planning and Evaluation for the College of Urban and Public Affairs. She holds her certifications as an ARISE Interventionist and as a Master Addiction Counselor. Ms. Morse also currently serves as voluntary adjunct faculty at Baylor College of Family Medicine.

Pete Nielsen
Pete Nielsen MA, CADC-II
Chief Executive Officer
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP)
Pete Nielsen is the chief executive officer for the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), CCAPP Credentialing, and CCAPP Education Institute. Nielsen played a major role in navigating the consolidation of the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors and the California Association of Addiction Recovery Resources. He is currently the co-chair for the criminal justice credential for the International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium and is on the advisory board for the Behavioral Health Association of Providers. Additionally, he is chair of the workforce development group for the Youth Advisory Group with the Department of Health Care Services and is trained as a marriage family therapist intern.

Suki Norris JD
Senior Knowledge Engineer
The Echo Group
Suki is celebrating 21 years with the Echo Group and has more than 35 years of experience in healthcare including healthcare law, managed care and behavioral health. Suki has extensive experience with Medicaid waivers, meaningful use, and the Excellence in Mental Health Act. She has worked extensively in data analysis, including analysis of big data in support of clients and ongoing research. Her knowledge of behavioral health law has been sought by customers across the country as they address specific needs such as electronic health record (HIE) implementation and the challenges of HIE.

Jaclyn O'Donnell
Executive Vice President
Credible Behavioral Health

Ms. O'Donnell serves as Credible's Executive Vice President. With over 15 years of experience in project management and corporate administration, Ms. O'Donnell is leading initiatives at Credible to drive corporate efficiencies and scalability, the execution of Credible's Two Year Strategic Plan, as well as oversee all of Credible's Partner-facing departments. Prior to joining Credible, Ms. O'Donnell served as a consultant focused on international education and telecommunication projects in developing countries. Ms. O'Donnell background also consists of inter-department management and oversight at Northrop Grumman, a Fortune 500 company, US Telecom fiber project management at Advanced Communications Technology, and management with the University of Maryland's Center for Advanced Study of Language, the first and only national resource dedicated to addressing the language needs of the Intelligence Community. Ms. O'Donnell earned her Executive MBA from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Michelle Olshan-Perlmutter
Michelle Olshan-Perlmutter MSN, PMHCNC, FNP
Nurse Practitioner Psychiatry
Carolinashealthcare System
Michelle Olshan-Perlmutter is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatry and a Family Nurse Practitioner. She is a National Acupuncture Detoxification Association (NADA) specialist and registered trainer. She is past president of the Metrolina Coalition of Nurse Practitioners, Charlotte, NC. She works for CarolinasHealthcare system providing services for adults with general psychiatric conditions including SPMI, primary substance use disorders and co-occurring disorders. She has published articles in peer reviewed journals focusing on the utilization of NADA ear acupuncture in patients with behavioral health diagnoses including substance use disorders.

Kristina Padilla
Kristina Padilla MA, IMF, LAADC, ICAADC, CGS
Director of Education & Business Development
California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals
Kristina Padilla is a leader with the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP), where she serves as the director of education. Additionally, she is director of business development for the organization, bringing addiction-focused businesses together to promote the profession, increase access to services and improve the quality of service provision through education, business development and investment in quality programming. Padilla has a bachelor’s of science degree in criminal justice administration and a master’s degree in counseling psychology.

Robin Pinard
Robin Pinard MA, LCMHC
Director of Family Services
Robin Pinard obtained her bachelor's degree in psychology in 2007 and master's degree in mental health counseling in 2010, both from the University of New Hampshire. She worked as a Residential Counselor at the Manchester Mental Health Center in New Hampshire and as a Mental Health Counselor at the Center for Expressive Arts, Therapy and Education. In 2012, she joined the WestBridge admissions team, became the Admissions and Family Service Team Leader in 2015, and then transitioned to her current position as Director of Family Services in 2016.

Bari K Platter
Bari K Platter MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Center for Dependency, Addiction and Rehabilitation, University of Colorado Health System
Bari K Platter, MS, RN, PMHCNS-BC is a Psychiatric/Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist with over thirty years of experience working in a variety of mental health settings. Bari is a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) trainer and a certified Crucial Conversations trainer. Additional areas of expertise include Solution Focused Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Interpersonal Communication, Cultural Competency and Case Management. She is a nationally recognized speaker/ trainer and is published in the areas of addiction, cultural competency and mental health nursing. Ms. Platter received the Florence Nightingale Award in 2016 and has been nominated for the ANCC Magnet Nurse of the Year for 2017.

Ron Pritchard
Ron Pritchard
NAADAC Military/Veterans Affairs Committee
Ron Pritchard is owner/lead of Addiction Program Consultants (APC) and has extensive background in the field of substance use disorder prevention, intervention, treatment and program planning in military and public service sectors. Pritchard is a Navy veteran, who worked in the field followed by 10 years experience as Addiction Services Program Manager at Portsmouth Naval Hospital. There he developed and managed a multidisciplinary program of addiction counselors, Clinical Social Workers, Art/Rec Therapists and Psychiatric Nurses/Technicians providing seamless transition of military/veteran’s with SUD from acute inpatient to residential and/or intensive outpatient.. Ron also provided subject matter consulting in development of programs focused on mild traumatic brain injury, provider wellness, and psychiatric intensive outpatient services.. Ron continues a 25-year history serving in local, state and national leadership positions advocating for recognition of certified addiction counselors in the Military and Government Workforce. He is currently the president of the Virginia Association of Addiction Professionals and NAADAC Chairperson of the Military/Veterans Advisory Committee.

John Raymond
John Raymond CAC, BRI-1
Chief Marketing Officer
Panacea Healthcare Services
With well over a decade in the behavioral health operations community, John brings his passion for service to a leadership role at PRRS, Inc. He is an industry expert on Utilization and Revenue Cycle Management, and his primary goal as a speaker is to provide meaningful impacting information to help navigate the difficult seas of insurance reimbursement.

Stuart Roe
Stuart Roe Ph.D.
Associate Professor
The College of New Jersey
Stuart Roe is an Assistant Professor and School Counseling Program Coordinator in the Department of Counselor Education at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). He earned his doctorate in counselor education and supervision from Pennsylvania State University. Prior to working at TCNJ, Roe had a variety of experiences within educational settings including working as a school counselor for eight years, coordinating a school-based student assistance program, administering a family literacy program, teaching GED classes, teaching abroad, working with the Humphrey Fellowship program at Penn State, coordinating an academic exchange program and completing a year of AmeriCorps service. Roe currently teaches graduate courses including prevention in schools and communities, multicultural counseling, and organization and administration of school counseling programs. Each summer, he teaches substance prevention coursework which includes experiential activities with Portuguese prevention officials.

Amelia Roeschlein
Amelia Roeschlein MA, LMFT
UCSD Outpatient Psychiatry
Amelia Roeschlein is a psychotherapist that currently works in the UCSD Psychiatry Department. She provides leadership and clinical oversight for county and private programs, as well as supervision to training psychiatrists, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and social workers. She is part-time faculty and doctoral candidate at the USC Graduate School of Social Work. Roeschlein has received intensive training in clinical supervision, dialectical behavior therapy, and advanced mentalization based therapy. She has 15 years of experience with a clinical focus that has included working with personality and attachment issues, mental health and substance abuse issues, sexual compulsivity disorders and oppositional defiance issues.

A. Kenison Roy, III
A. Kenison Roy, III MD
Chief Medical Officer
Addiction Recovery Resources
A. Kenison Roy, III, MD is medical director of the Dual Diagnosis Unit at River Oaks Hospital in Harahan, Louisiana, and he is founder and medical director of Addiction Recovery Resources, Inc., a full spectrum addiction treatment system in the private sector, in Metairie, Louisiana. Additionally, he is Chairman of the Division of Addiction Medicine at East Jefferson General Hospital. He has had a successful adult addiction and psychiatric private practice for over 20 years. Roy is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Tulane and LSU Schools of Medicine, a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a Distinguished Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Addiction Medicine.

Loreen Rugle
Loreen Rugle PhD
Program Director
Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling
Loreen Rugle, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Maryland, and is currently Program Director of the Maryland Center of Excellence in Problem Gambling. Her previous position was Director of Problem Gambling Services with the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services for the State of Connecticut. Rugle brings more than 30 years of experience in the treatment, prevention and research of problem gambling to her current position. She has managed problem gambling programs within the Veterans Administration, in the private sector and within state systems. She has participated in research on brief screening for gambling problems, problem gambling and co-occurring risk behaviors among adolescents, neuropsychological assessment of pathological gamblers, neuroimaging and genetic studies of problem gambling, psychopharmacological treatment of problem gambling, gambling problems and coping among homeless veterans, trauma history and problem gambling. Additionally, Rugle has provided consultation and training on gambling disorder throughout the United States, for the military and internationally.

Kelly Scaggs
Clinical Director
Fellowship Hall
Kelly Scaggs joined the staff of Fellowship Hall in 2008 as a family therapist and assumed the role of Clinical Director in 2015. She has over 25 years of experience in behavioral health and has practiced in Florida and North Carolina. Previously, Scaggs was part of the Cone Health System for over 10 years. She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Mercer University in Macon, Georgia, and a master of social work from the University of South Florida in Tampa. In addition to being a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist, and Certified Clinical Supervisor, she is also an Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and a member of the National Association of Social Workers. She has extensive experience with inpatient and outpatient mental health, substance abuse, women’s issues, co-occurring disorders, grief therapy and family therapy.