Keynote Speakers

DeAnn Decker

Welcome to Day 1 of the Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse

Alex Dorr

Reality-Based Leadership- Building a Drama Free Culture and Calling Our Teams to Greatness

Kelly Garcia

Director of Iowa Department of Human Services and Interim Director of Iowa Department of Public Health

Tony Hoffman

Former professional BMX racer, 2016 Olympic Games BMX coach to Brooke Crain. TEDx Fresno State presenter. Nationally recognized speaker on mental health and addiction

Breaking the Stigma of Addiction

Tiffany Jenkins

Social media star, content creator, comedian, and recovering addict

High Achiever: The Incredible True Story of One Addict’s Double Life

Brandon Johnson, MHS, MCHES

Public Health Advisor, SAMHSA

Addressing Youth Suicide

Linda B. Kalin, RN, BS, CSPI

Executive Director, Iowa Poison Control Center

Pills & Thrills: What’s Trending?

Michelle Malkin, JD, PhD

Assistant Professor, East Carolina University

How I Gambled My Freedom Away

Kimberly Nelson, LAC, MPA

Regional Administrator, SAMHSA, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Welcome to Day 2 of the Governor’s Conference on Substance Abuse

Yngvild Olsen, MD, MPH

Acting Director of the Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (CSAT) SAMHSA

Federal Regulatory and Policy Landscape

Eric M. Preuss, M.A., IAADC, CCS, LICDC

Your Life Iowa: Your Everyday Life Support

Corrie Vilsaint, PhD

Research Fellow, Recovery Research Institute, Harvard Medical School

Racial Health Inequities in Course of Illness and Recovery: Implications for Structural Competencies

Pre-Conference Speakers

Jodee Goche MPS, CPS

Capacity Coach, Iowa Department of Public Health

Substance Abuse Prevention Ethics

Krista Lindholm, LISW

Owner/Executive Director, Assessment Services Inc.

Do No Harm: Ethics in Substance Use Disorder Practice

Breakout Sessions Speakers

LeeAnn Albright, MSN, FP-C

Nurse Practitioner; UCS Healthcare

A Patient-centered Approach to Supporting Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) in Pregnancy and Beyond

Anita Bradley, MSW, LSW, LICDC-CS

Founder and Executive, Director Northern Ohio Recovery Association (N.O.R.A.)

Community Reinforcement Approach- An Overview

Michael Buzzelli, MA, MPH

Associate Director, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio

Fish and Chips: all-inclusive collegiate problem gambling programming

Denise Denton, MS, CPS

Retired Prevention Specialist/Associate Teaching Professor
Retired Youth and Shelter Services/Iowa State University

Drugs, and How They Get That Way

Kyle Endres, PhD, MA

Associate Director/Assistant Professor, Center for Social and Behavioral Research, University of Northern Iowa

2021 Iowa Health, Wellbeing, Use of Substances, and Gambling Survey

Sarah Fett MSN FP-C

Nurse Practitioner, UCS Healthcare

A Patient-centered Approach to Supporting Medication-assisted Treatment (MAT) in Pregnancy and Beyond

Monica Goedken, MPA

Violence Prevention Coordinator, Iowa Department of Public Health

Stress Management for Helpers

Jason Haglund, MS, CADC

Specialty Coordinator, Project Recovery Iowa

Still looking for Normal?

Sarah Hambright, BA

Social Worker II/Co-Investigator, University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Perinatal Substance Use Disorders: Screening & Clinic Model

Chuck Klevgaard, BSW, CSPS

Project Director, Prevention Solutions @ EDC

Prevention Focused on Special Populations

Drew Martel, LISW, CADC

Director of Crisis, Services Foundation 2

Foundation 2 Law Enforcement Co-Response Model

Kellee McCrory, LMSW, MPH

Training Director, The University of Iowa

University of Iowa Peer Support

Max Mowlitz, BA, CCHW

Program Director, One Iowa
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LGBTQ 101 and Care Best Practices

Bobbi Jo Reed, CPSS, MARS

CEO/Founder Chair of KC Recovery Coalition

Welcome Home

Renee Schulte, MA, LMHC

Specialty Coordinator Workforce, Project Recovery Iowa

Still looking for Normal?

Mohan Sindhwani

Medical Director, Medical Affairs, Emergent BioSolutions

Opioid Antagonist: Past, Present and Future

Meagan Thompson, DNP, ARNP, CNM

Certified Nurse- Midwife, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics

Perinatal Substance Use Disorders: Screening & Clinic Model

Nicholas Voyles

Executive Director, Indiana Recovery Alliance

PWLE (people with lived experience) in SSP/harm reduction services and HIV/HCV elimination strategies

George Walton, MPH, MLS(ASCP)CM

STD Program Manager, Iowa Department of Public Health

Intersection of Substance Use and Sexually Transmitted Infections