16th Annual Mid-Year Training Institute



New Featured Speaker Announced!
Richard Baum, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy 

We are excited to announce that Richard Baum, Acting Director, Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) will headline this year's ONDCP Town Hall.  Mr. Baum was named by President Trump as the Acting Director of ONDCP in March 2017. He has dedicated his career to drug and crime policy issues and, for nearly 20 years, he has served in various positions at ONDCP. Mr. Baum is also an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy where he teaches the class: The War on Drugs: Causes, Consequences and Alternatives. 

“I am deeply honored to have been designated by President Trump to serve as Acting Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy,” Baum said in a White House press release. “In my two decades of service at ONDCP, I’ve seen the heart-breaking suffering caused by illegal drugs, as well as the incredible work of dedicated individuals working to address drug abuse and its consequences. I look forward to continuing that work.”

Opening Plenary Keynote Speaker
Chuck Rosenberg, Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA)

DEA Acting Administrator Chuck Rosenberg will speak to Mid-Year attendees on the issue of substance abuse as one of the nation's most pressing public health concerns.  Mr. Rosenberg was appointed Acting Administrator on May 13, 2015 by Attorney General Loretta Lynch. Prior to joining DEA, Mr. Rosenberg served as the chief of staff and senior counselor to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Comey. Before rejoining the FBI, he was a partner at a Washington, D.C., law firm. Prior to that, he served as the U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, which is routinely entrusted with many of the nation’s most sensitive terrorism and national security prosecutions. As the chief federal law enforcement officer for the district, he supervised the prosecution of all federal crimes and the litigation of all civil matters involving the federal government. From June 2005 until March 2006, Mr. Rosenberg served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Texas – one of the largest districts in the nation with six offices, including one in Houston and three on the border of the United States and Mexico. Mr. Rosenberg is a graduate of Tufts University, Harvard University, and the University of Virginia.


Kana Enomoto, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

As Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Ms. Enomoto has been delegated the functions, duties, and authorities of the Assistant Secretary for Mental Health and Substance Use to oversee an agency with four centers, four offices, more than 600 employees, and a budget of $3.7 billion.  Ms. Enonmoto has been a loyal partner of CADCA's for several years and will bring her expertise, experience and strategic excellence to the attendees of Mid-Year.

Since 2011, Ms. Enomoto has provided leadership on agency operations, policies, and programmatic activities while serving in a number of senior management roles, including Acting Administrator and Principal Deputy Administrator. During her tenure at SAMHSA, she has also served as the Director of the Office of Policy, Planning and Innovation, Acting Deputy Administrator, and as the Principal Senior Advisor to three SAMHSA Administrators. Ms. Enomoto joined SAMHSA in 1998 as a Presidential Management Fellow after spending her early career in research and clinical services with a focus on minority mental health and trauma. Ms. Enomoto has received awards in recognition of her work, including the Arthur S. Flemming Award, the American College of Mental Health Administration King Davis Award, and the Secretary’s Award for Distinguished Service.


Youth Leadership Speaker
Carlos Martinez, Talent Engagement and Development Manager, Nielsen

Carlos Martínez is currently a Talent Engagement and Development Manager at Nielsen, a global market research and performance measurement company. He is based out of their office in Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. In his role, he leads and presides over talent engagement, movement, onboarding, diversity, learning and development initiatives across Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. Prior to taking this role in August of 2016, Mr. Martinez completed Nielsen's HR Emerging Leaders Program, where he rotated across the business and worked on a number of local, regional and global projects. 

Mr. Martinez also serves as a consultant/trainer for CADCA's National Youth Leadership Initiative (NYLI). The NYLI is a global program designed to develop young leaders to drive positive social change at the community, state and federal level. Since 2008, he has trained groups ranging from 20 to 500 youth, at various conferences, on leadership development and cultural competence in addition to instructing them on how to critically assess social problems and generate efficient, sustainable solutions. Mr. Martinez has a passion for community and leadership development that he has been able to hone through his work experience within both the nonprofit and corporate sectors. 


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Scholarship Application Deadline April 21, 2017
Early-bird Registration Deadline June 19, 2017
Advance Registration Deadline July 10, 2017
Hotel Reservation Deadline June 30, 2017


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