Agenda and Materials for August 2019 Board Meeting

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Monday, August 26, 2019:

08:00 a.m.  Continental Breakfast provided inside the Board Room

08:30 a.m.  New Board of Directors Meeting (reset from June 2019)

09:00 a.m.  Adjourn New Board Meeting/Move to Quarterly Meeting      

09:05 a.m.  President’s Report – Cassandra Price (GA)

09:15 a.m.  Executive Director’s Report – Robert Morrison (NASADAD)

Materials: Revised Parental Leave and Vacation Leave Policies

09:30 a.m.  Consideration and approval of Minutes – Cassandra Price (GA)

09:35 a.m.  Public Policy Update and Discussion – Mark Stringer (MO), Public Policy Chair, followed by Shalini Wickramatilake, Manager, Federal Affairs, and Rob Morrison will discuss federal appropriations for FY 2020; tobacco legislation; implementation of the Families First Act and more.

Slides:  Public Policy Update

10:10 a.m.  Issue Forum – Methamphetamine:  NASADAD has been asked to offer recommendations regarding steps the federal government can take to address the increase in the use of methamphetamine seen in certain States. The Board will talk about actions taken by the Association to date and actions to consider in the future.

Materials: NASADAD Principles Regarding Methamphetamine

10:35 a.m.  Issue Forum – Opioid Industry Lawsuits: There are a number of lawsuits related to the opioid crisis moving forward across the country.  NASADAD is being asked by members to host discussions about this topic.  NASADAD staff seeks guidance on the role NASADAD should play, if any, regarding this issue.

11:00 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m.  Guest Speakers – Ron Vlasaty, Family Guidance Centers, Chicago, IL, Dani Kirby, SSA, IL, and Barbara Cimaglio, Office of IL SSA: Our guest speakers will provide an overview of substance use disorder trends moving forward in the State.  In addition, they will review actions they are taking together to enhance service delivery.

Slides: Illinois’ Innovative Strategies and Outcomes

12:00 p.m.  Lunch served to the Board

12:45 p.m.  Treasurer’s Report – Doug Thomas (UT) with Hollis McMullen, NASADAD

1:00 p.m.  Research Department Overview and Component Group Updates: Melanie Whitter, Director of Research and Program Applications, will provide an overview of the many activities moving forward in the Department.  In addition, updates will be provided by Linda Mahoney (R.I.), NTN President; Sarah Mariani (WA), NPN President regarding activities of the component groups.

Slides: Research Department Update

1:45 p.m.  Break

2:00 p.m.  Guest Speaker – Gen. Arthur Dean, CEO, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA): General Deal will provide an update on priorities moving forward at CADCA and ways CADCA and NASADAD can collaborate on issues of mutual concern.

Slides: CADCA Briefing to NASADAD

2:45 p.m.  Break

3:00 p.m.  Prep for NASADAD/NPN/CSAP Leadership Summit

Agenda: CSAP Leadership Summit

3:30 p.m.  Recess for the day

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  NASADAD/NPN/CSAP Leadership Summit

Tuesday, August 27, 2019:

08:00 – 08:30 a.m.  Optional continental breakfast: Breakfast will be served around the International Ballroom on the (2nd floor)

08:30 a.m.  Optional for Board Members – Welcome Ceremony and Opening Keynote Speaker – International Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the Hilton Chicago Hotel: The Welcome Ceremony will include remarks from NPN leadership, NASADAD Board leadership, and others.  U.S. Senator Dick Durbin from Illinois will serve as the keynote speaker.

10:00 a.m.  Commute back to Board Room

10:30 a.m.  Guest Speaker – Samantha Arsenault and Rebecka Rosenquist, Shatterproof, regarding quality measures initiative:  Samantha “Sam” Arsenault, Director of National Treatment Quality Initiatives, and Rebecka Rosenquist, Director of State Engagement at Shatterproof, will present to the Board regarding recent activities moving forward at Shatterproof.  They will primarily review the status of Shatterproof’s quality measures pilot initiative.

Slides: Supporting High-Quality Addiction Treatment

11:30 a.m.  New Business

12:00 p.m.  Adjourn

12:05 p.m.  Lunch on your own