Advisory Board

Advisory Board members serve in their role as individual experts in the field. Advisory Board members do not represent their employers, organizations, or other associations with which they are affiliated. All recommendations and opinions are their own.

Carol Boyer
National Consultant
Community and Government Partnerships and
Co-Chair
Howard County Recovery Oriented Systems of Care

Boyer is the National Director of Community and Government Partnerships for Delphi Behavioral Health Group's Maryland House Detox, and is a National Recovery Month Planning Partner for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). She has been recognized with awards and citations including an honor from Sen. Chris Van Hollen for her work on International Overdose Awareness Day 2017, the Anne Arundel County Policy Department's Citizen Award for 2017 for International Overdose Awareness Day, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency Outstanding Service Aware, the Anne Arundel County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Award, and the Anne Arundel County Public School's Business Partner of the Year Award.

Boyer has served on and led committees including the Healthy Anne Arundel Month Planning Committee (Director), the Human Performance Signature Program (Chair), and most recently as the Co-Chair for the Maryland Chapter of Addiction Policy Forum and the Howard County Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) and as a board member for Hope House Treatment Center and My Life Foundation.

Douglas J. Edwards, C-ATM
Director
HMP Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Learning Network

Douglas J. Edwards, C-ATM, is the Director of the HMP Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Learning Network, the behavioral healthcare field’s largest media and event producer. Its signature events include Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin Summit, PsychCongress, National Conference on Addiction Disorders, and Treatment Center Investment & Valuation Retreat. He has been serving the behavioral healthcare community since 2000, and previously served as editor-in-chief of Behavioral Healthcare and Addiction Professional magazines. Edwards has moderated high-level panel discussions at conferences across the country with VIPs such as members of Congress and the White House. He presents on marketing best practices for the field and in 2018 earned the Behavioral Health Association of Providers’ Certificate in Addiction Treatment Marketing (C-ATM). He earned an MBA from Franklin University and his undergraduate degree in English and Sociology from the University of Akron.

Allison Harden, MS, CPFS, NCPRSS
Chief Engagement Officer
Beyond Betty

Allison is the founder of Beyond Betty LLC, a family and peer recovery coaching business in Denver. She serves as a consultant to organizations building peer support offerings, provides individual and group peer supervision, and is a trainer for peer recovery coaches. In 2019, Allison received the National Credential for Peer Recovery Support Specialist (NCPRSS) from the Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC). She continues to support those walking a personal recovery journey. Her past work experience in behavioral health, includes representing the Center for Addiction and Rehabilitation (CeDAR) in community outreach. She is married and has two adult children and spends lots of time walking Izzy, their little Shih Tzu Poodle. 

Mary P. Hauser, MA
Vice President
Addiction Services and New Market Development Dominion Diagnostics

Hauser joined Dominion Diagnostics in 1999, serves as Vice President of Addiction Services and New Market Development, and has more than 4 decades of experience in addiction medicine, behavioral health, mental health, and psychology. Her experience extends from directing addiction prevention, intervention, treatment, and research programs, to serving as adjunct faculty at multiple universities, to serving as a consultant at the State, Federal, and Inpatient/Outpatient program level. Over her tenure at Dominion Diagnostics, Hauser has exclusively focused on aligning Dominion’s science and service model with the unique, ever-growing needs of addiction medicine. 

She was a leading instrumental voice in the development and clinical application of Dominion’s Scientifically Accurate Medication Monitoring (SAMM)® and Comprehensive Analysis of Reported Drugs (CARD)® reports and trend data that offer next-generation clinical insight into medication adherence and patient self-reported drug use to support assessment, treatment planning, and outcomes in a number of medical specialties. Further, Hauser assembled a world-class team of thought leaders to represent Dominion as its Scientific and Addiction Advisory Board. 

J. Gregory Hobelmann, MD, MPH
Co-CEO/President
Ashley Addiction Treatment

Dr. Greg Hobelmann currently serves as the Chief Medical Officer of Ashley Addiction Treatment. In this role, he oversees the medical and nursing staff for both the inpatient and outpatient clinics. He previously served as a staff psychiatrist after completing his psychiatry residency at Johns Hopkins. He has also completed an anesthesiology residency and pain medicine fellowship at Johns Hopkins in 2006 and has a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His treatment interests include addiction and chronic pain. Prior to arrival at Ashley, he worked as an interventional pain specialist. 

Philip T. McCabe, CSW, CAS, CDVC, DRCC
President of NALGAP
The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Addiction Professionals and their Allies
Health Educator Rutgers School of Public Health

Phil McCabe is a Health Educator for Rutgers University, School of Public Health Center for Public Health Workforce Development and the Region II Public Health Training Center providing training on Disaster Response,  Resiliency and Preventing Workplace Violence in NY/NJ Washington, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.  He is an Adjunct Instructor for Rutger’s School of Nursing, School of Social Work and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School as the faculty advisor for the Sexuality and Gender Alliance (SAGA) .  He serves on the Board of Directors of NALGAP: The Association of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Addiction Professionals and their Allies, and holds the position of President. He contributed to the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment’s “A Provider’s Introduction to Substance Abuse Treatment for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Individuals” as a principal writer on family issues. In 2009, he was selected as a Master Trainer for the SAMHSA/CSAT Addiction Technology Transfer Center Curriculum on LGBT Clients. He was appointed by Governor Murphy to the New Jersey Board of Social Work Examiners and has presented workshops at various local, state, and national events and also in the United Kingdom since 1986.

Maeve O'Neill, MEd, LCDC, LPC-S, CHC, CDWF/CDTLF
Chief Regulatory Officer
Rogers Behavioral Health

Maeve is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Supervisor with expertise as a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. She holds a Bachelors Degree in Social Work and a Masters Degree in Education with a Counseling and Development specialization. After working almost 20 years in behavioral health in the Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia area she moved to Texas in 2006. She has worked as a preventionist, counselor, manager, director and executive leader in community organizations, schools, treatment centers as well as private practice settings.

Her broad experience with children, adolescents, adults and families has gifted her the opportunity to impact many lives. Maeve is a Certified Daring Way Facilitator and has developed a staff development model specifically for behavioral healthcare called BHForce-Transforming Behavioral Health workFORCE focused on ethics, teamwork and organizational culture. As a former Behavioral Health Surveyor for The Joint Commission and a long career committed to excellence, Maeve has a passion for quality client care and safety.

She currently works as Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Addiction Campuses where she oversees all regulatory and accreditation efforts for 4 locations nationwide ensuring high quality and safe care. In this role she has the daily opportunity for staff training and education to build team cohesiveness, implementing best practices, as well as defining and monitoring performance improvement measures throughout the organization.

Zach Snitzer
Co-Founder and Director Business Development
Maryland Addiction Recovery Center

Snitzer is the Co-Founder and Director of Business Development of Maryland Addiction Recovery Center. As a person in long-term recovery and an accomplished professional in the areas of marketing, communications, branding, public relations, business development,and media, Snitzer co-founded MARC in 2013 right outside his home town for the purposes of bringing comprehensive extended care treatment services to the Mid-Atlantic area. He believes in treating addiction as a chronic disease and that family engagement, long-term care, evidence-based approaches, and collaborative, community-based relationships are the keys to an effective treatment program. Snitzer also serves on the Board of Directors of the Nikki Perlow Foundation and the D.C. Maryland Virginia Professional Liasion's Association.

Nick Stavros, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Community Medical Services

Nick Stavros began working in the addiction treatment field in 2012 when he joined Community Medical Services in the role of business development manager. He was promoted to CEO in 2013. Previously, Stavros was an intelligence analyst and Arabic linguist in the US Army and was later promoted to an infantry officer in Iraq. Stavros is the Arizona representative to the American Association of the Treatment of Opioid Dependence (AATOD) and the President of the Arizona Chapter of AATOD, which provides collaborative opportunities for facilities throughout the state. He is the Co-Chair for the Substance Abuse Committee for the Arizona Council of Human Service Providers as well. Upon honorably discharging from the Army, Stavros received his MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management and is an alumnus of the Valley Leadership Institute.

Robert Valuck, PhD, RPH, FNAP
Director
Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Robert J. Valuck is a Professor in the Departments of Clinical Pharmacy, Epidemiology, and Family Medicine at the University of Colorado Schools of Pharmacy, Public Health, and Medicine at the Anschutz Medical Campus in Aurora. Dr. Valuck is Director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, created by Governor Hickenlooper to address the prescription drug abuse problem with a collaborative, statewide approach. The Consortium has evolved over the past 6 years to include ten work groups, with more than 800 members across the state, focusing on key areas relating to education, prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. The Consortium has gained recognition as a model for the development of collaborative, coordinated responses to the opioid overdose epidemic in the United States.

Mary Ryan Woods, BC-RN
CEO
Mary Ryan Woods Consulting

Woods is a Licensed Registered Nurse and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor who has 40 years’ experience in substance abuse services and community mental health programs. She is the co-founder of WestBridge, a non-profit organization that provides private community-based and residential treatment for individuals and families who experience co-occurring psychotic and/or affective illness and substance use disorders and served as CEO from its inception until she retired in 2018. 

Woods served as President of the New Hampshire Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors Association from 1996–1998 and served as the Northeast Regional Vice President for the NAADAC, the Association of Addiction Professionals from 1998–2002. She was President-Elect for NAADAC from 2002-2004, President of NAADAC from 2004–2006 and was past-president of NAADAC from 2006–2010.