Denver, CO | June 2-5, 2024

We're thrilled to be joined by highly esteemed keynote speakers and impressive breakout presenters at this year's National Recovery Leadership Summit. 

Take a look at the formidable lineup below.

Keynote Speakers


Dr. Corrie Vilsaint

Dr. Corrie Vilsaint

Dr. Corrie Vilsaint is a recovery scientist who serves as…

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Dr. Haner Hernández

Dr. Hernández is from Borikén (Puerto Rico), fluent in Spanish…

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Patrick J. Kennedy

During his time in Congress, Patrick J. Kennedy was the…

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Sparkle Lindsay

Sparkle Lindsay, founder of Sparkle LLC, is a renowned motivational…

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Additional Presenters


Allison Herrst

Allison Herrst

Executive Director
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Angela Burton

Angela Burton has been a consultant with Detroit Recovery Project since its inception in 2005….

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Angelia Smith-Wilson

Dr. Smith-Wilson brings over 20 years of human service and addiction experience to Friends of…

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Angie Neeley

CPFS Family Program Coordinator
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Annie Powell

Annie Powell is a leader in the recovery field, with a passion for addressing the…

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Betsy Craft

Betsy Craft

Owner, Co-Chair
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Bob Schulz

CPFS
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Brandy Brink

Brandy Brink, A person in long-term recovery from substance use disorder, Brandy Brink is the…

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Bryan Wolf

Bryan Wolf

Director of Programming
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Catherine Lovvorn

Catherine Lovvorn

Mrs. Catherine Lovvorn
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Charlene Cooper

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Cheryl Brown Merriwether

Cheryl Brown Merriwether

Vice President/Executive Director
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Crister Moynahan

Chief Program Officer
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Daniela Olmos

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Danielle Bonanno

Danielle Bonanno

Unity in Diversity: Fostering Inclusion and Belonging in Recovery Spaces
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Darla Bellflower

Darla Belflower

CEO
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Darlene Schultz

Darlene Schultz

CRAFT Family Support Program Coordinator
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David Awadalla

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David Shapiro

David Shapiro

Senior Manager, Programs & Partnerships
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Dean Pasquale

Dean Pasquale identifies as a man in long term recovery from co-occurring disorders. He was…

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Dora Wright

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Dr. Dietra Hawkins

Chief Executive Officer, Both and Partners
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Dr. Felecia Pullen

President & CEO
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Ducel Jean-Berluche

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Evan Done

Evan Done began as a volunteer at Utah’s statewide recovery community organization, the Utah Support…

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Freddy Jackson

Founder, Director, Speaker, and Mentor
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Gillian Williams

Gillian Williams

Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships
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Greg Young, CRS

Director of Employment Support Services & Recovery Friendly Workplace - PA
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Helene Loper

Helene Loper

Rev. Dr.
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Jacob Merrion

Program Director
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Javier H Alegre Alcay

Executive Director
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Jeff Breedlove

Jeff Breedlove

Strategic Policy Advisor
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Jennifer Reynolds

Jennifer Reynolds

Senior Manager, Health Communication, Marketing, and Training Programs
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Jennifer Slack

USARA CRAFT Family Support Facilitator/Coach/Trainer
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Jerome Dingle

Respite Program Director
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Julia Martinez

Julia Martinez

Clinical Director
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Karen Scott

President of the Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE)
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Karissa McDonald

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Keegan Wicks

Keegan Wicks

Since 2013 Keegan has actively worked in the recovery field through roles in advocacy, counseling,…

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Ken Shatzkes

Program Director
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Kenneth Pinion

Kenneth Pinion

RCO Development Program Coordinator
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Kyle Pollock

Director of Operations
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Laura Fry

Executive Director
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Laurie Johnson-Wade

Co-Founding Director
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Lesley Pregenzer

CEO of FAVOR Upstate (SC)
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Maggie Crosswy

Maggie Crosswy

Maggie Crosswy is a government relations and public policy advisor in Kelley Drye and Warren…

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Maggie Seldeen

Maggie Seldeen

Founder, Director, Peer
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Mark Guckel

Mark Guckel

Mark Guckel, RCPF, is a credentialed recovery coach and educator who was able to identify…

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Meghann Perry

Meghann Perry

Owner
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Melanie Steilen

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Michael Askew

Deputy Director
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Michael King

Michael King

Director & Creator
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Michael Miller

Michael Miller

Harm Reduction Manager
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Michelle Charbonnier

Michelle Charbonnier

Harm Reduction within a Recovery Community Center
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Nancy McConnell

Nancy McConnell

Co-Founder, CEO
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Nyla Christian

Executive Director of the Center for African American Recovery Development (CAARD)
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Paul Alves

Paul Alves

Executive Director
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Rebecca Cota

Certified CRAFT Clinician and Facilitator Trainer
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Rhonda L Johnson

Rhonda L Johnson

CEO | Founder |Author
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Robert Ashford

Principal Investigator
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Sara Barkley

Sara Barkley

Chief Operating Officer
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Sean Mahoney

Sean Mahoney

Peer Supervisor, Program Manager
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Tara Moreno-Wallen

Tara Moreno-Wallen

Founding Director
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Tarusa Stewart

Tarusa Stewart is the founder and Executive Director of iHOPE, Inc. (Intentional Holistic Opportunities to…

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Terrance Lafromboise

Tribal Technical Assistance Specialist BH/SUD, KAI
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Tonya Wheeler

Executive Director
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Tracey Ritter

Tracey Ritter is Co-Chair for The Affected Families and Friends workgroup through the Colorado Consortium…

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Wendy Jones

Wendy Jones, A person in long-term recovery from substance use disorder, Jones is a co-founder…

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Wendy Wade

Wendy Wade

Dr,
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