Denver, CO | June 2-5, 2024

Network with field experts, hang out with keynote speakers, and learn how to maximize the impact of recovery services in your community at this year's National Recovery Leadership Summit.

Register Today

Early Bird registration is now OPEN!

*Note: Registration fees for Alliance members will be tiered and discounted based on the number of registrants from the same entity and/or organization. In order to receive your Alliance registration discount you MUST login to the Faces & Voices member portal for your custom registration link.

Session Focus Topics


Call for Presenters

Are you a subject matter expert in Substance Use Disorder (SUD)?

Are you passionate about empowering recovery community organizations (RCOs) and their leaders to effect real change on both the individual and community level?

Faces & Voices of Recovery is calling for unique, interactive, and educational session proposals.

We want to hear from you!

Please submit your proposal no later than March 15, 2024.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporate sponsorship supports Faces & Voices of Recovery in its work to become the nation's leading addiction recovery advocacy organization.

You can help move the needle when it comes to de-stigmatizing addiction, too.

Check back soon for sponsorship and exhibition opportunities.

Equity Dinner

June 2, 2024 | 7:30 - 9:30 PM

Justice, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (J-DEI) is a core tenet of Faces & Voices of Recovery's values. We invite our community to join us for dinner and conversations that explore what J-DEI looks like in recovery. 

Key Dates

February 22, 2024Early Bird Registration Opens
February 22, 2024Call for Presentations Opens
March 15, 2024Call for Presentations Closes
March 22, 2024Early Bird Registration Closes
March 23, 2024Regular Registration Opens
May 2, 2024Discounted Hotel Room Block Closes
May 17, 2024Regular Registration Closes
May 18, 2024Late Registration Opens
May 31, 2024Late Registration Closes



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Past Keynote Speakers


Stephen Loyd, MD

Chief Medical Officer, Cedar Recovery

Beth Macy

Journalist and New York Times Bestselling Author

Dr. Felecia Pullen

President & CEO, Let's Talk SAFETY, Inc.

Past Breakout Presenters

Heather Ogden

Linkage to Care Coordinator, CDC Foundation

Javier Alegre

Executive Director, Latino Behavioral Health Services

Leigh Beck

Member, Provider Circle, Vot-ER

Iisha Wesley

Executive Director, Minority Recovery Collective Inc. (MRCI)

Pamela Lanhart

Founder, Co-Executive Director, Thrive Family Recovery Resources

Karen Scott

President, Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE)

Karla Castro-Soto

Director of Helpline Services, Partnership to End Addiction

Lois Stepney

Clinical Program Coordinator, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Brian Sims

National Director, Project: REBIRTH

Tara Moreno-Wallen

Executive Director, Serenity House Community

Darrell Keim

Executive Director, Latah Recovery Community Center, Inc.

Elizabeth Cruz

Elizabeth Cruz, Womens Justice Institute

Tony Vezina

Executive Director, 4D Recovery

Flo Hilliard

Sr. Admin. Special Program Mgr, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Susan Kennedy

Senior Director, AcademyHealth

Michael Gluck

Vice President, AcademyHealth

Jonathan Lofgren

Faculty, Trainer, Minneapolis College

Zina Rodriguez

Social Worker, Certified Addiction Professional, Certified Diversity Executive

Alison Webb

Organizer, Virginia Recovery Advocacy Project

Stephanie Campbell

Director, NYS Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS)

O’Nesha Cochran

Community Liaison, Miracles Club

Sierra Castedo de Martell

Doctoral Candidate, UTHealth School of Public Health

Sarah Laurel

Executive Director, Savage Sisters Recovery Inc

Karen Chrapek, RRT, CRPS-A

Executive Director, Volusia Recovery Alliance, Inc

Honesty Liller

CEO, The McShin Foundation

Kelvin Young

Certified Sound Healer and Owner, Kelvin Young, LLC

Theresa M. Knorr

Director of Education and Training, Friends of Recovery - New York

Tarusa Stewart

Founder and Executive Director, iHOPE

Dr. Dietra Hawkins

Chief Executive Officer, Both and Partners

Laurie Johnson-Wade

Co-Founding Director, Lost Dreams Awakening (LDA) Recovery Community Organization

Dr. Angelia Smith-Wilson

Executive Director, Friends of Recovery - New York

Serena Gunn

Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Chelsea Dueitt Burge

National Partnerships Manager, The Phoenix

Tom Jackson

Organizer, Virginia Recovery Advocacy Project

Lynette Cashaw-Davis


Joyce Lyons

Project Manager, Rural Crisis Center Network

Natasha Cheatham


Melanie Beddis

Director of Programs

Ken Shatzkes

Program Director, Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE)

Jules Martinez

Clinical Director, Latino Behavioral Health Services

Chelsea White-Hoglen

Deputy Organizing Director, Vot-ER

Philip Rutherford

COO, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Paolo del Vecchio, M.S.W.

Director of the Office of Recovery (OR), SAHMSA

The Phoenix

Healing through Fitness & Personal Connection

Sarah Dalia

Product Manager, The Phoenix

Jacki Hillios

Executive Director, The Phoenix

Maurizio Guerrero

Associate Director, Spanish Language Content

Beth Connolly

Assistant Director of the Office of Public Health, ONDCP

Monty Burks


Dr. Rahul Gupta

Director of National Drug Control Policy and lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP)

Marianna Reid

Manager, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Jon Picard

Manager, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Nelson Spence

Manager, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Dr. Pierluigi Mancini

Cultural and Linguistic Responsiveness Expert

ShaRon Heath

VORSMC Executive Director

Ryan Greenstein

Associate Director of Advocacy for GHAI’s Overdose Prevention Initiative

Libby Jones

Program Director of GHAI’s Overdose Prevention Initiative

Patty McCarthy

Chief Executive Officer, Faces & Voices of Recovery

Robert Morrison

Executive Director and Director Legislative Affairs, National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD)

Gretchen Bergman

Executive Director, A New PATH (Parents for Addiction Treatment & Healing)

Kristina Padilla

VP of Education and Strategic Development, California Consortium of Addiction Programs & Professionals

Joseph Green

Chief Executive Officer, LMSvoice

Donna Woods

Founder, OCARTA

Joe Powell

President/CEO, Association of Persons Affected by Addiction

Tracie Gardner

Senior Vice President of Policy Advocacy, LAC

Dr. Felecia Pullen

President & CEO, Let's Talk SAFETY, Inc.