Becky Vaughn supports a variety of treatment and recovery projects for NASADAD. She has been working in the treatment and recovery field for over 40 years. Beginning her career at St. Jude’s Recovery Center in Atlanta, GA, Ms. Vaughn’s work turned to public policy and association leadership in 1992 when she established The Georgia Council on Substance Abuse (GCSA), the first treatment services provider association in Georgia. As CEO of GCSA, her work focused on legislative advocacy on issues concerning prevention, treatment, recovery, homelessness, and drug courts including passage of many bills and securing funding for programmatic resources. In 2008, Ms. Vaughn joined the State Associations of Addiction Services (SAAS) as their CEO. Following their merger with the National Council for Behavioral Health, Ms. Vaughn served as the Vice President for Addictions, building the addiction presence and services at the Council until 2016. Following her tenure at the National Council, Ms. Vaughn joined the Colombo Plan in Sri Lanka and served as their Director of the Global Centre for Credentialing and Certification (GCCC) until 2023, spreading the important message of workforce development and a well-trained and credentialed workforce. Ms. Vaughn has served on numerous state and US federal committees/panels and has spoken on the topic of substance use, treatment, and recovery to a variety of stakeholders.