Leadership

Board of Directors

Executive Committee

  • The Honorable Michele Leonhart, Chairman of the BoardFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Ms. Jill Roberts, President and CEOFormer Senior Vice President/Director of DEA YDP/Youth Programs
  • Mr. William Alden, Vice ChairmanFormer Chief of Congressional and Public Affairs, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mr. Lewis Rice, SecretaryFormer Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently Vice President of Global Security and Trademark Protection for Estee Lauder
  • Mr. Daniel Staffieri, Treasurer (Ex-Officio)Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently President, Federal Agents, Inc.

Members-At-Large

  • Mr. Thomas Harrigan—Former Deputy Administrator, Former Chief of Operations, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently Vice President, CACI International.
  • Ms. Jessica HulseyPresident, The Brimley Group
  • Mr. Carl JenkinsPresident, Governance, Risk, Investigations and Disputes, Kroll, LLC
  • Ms. Colleen MaloofPresident, The Maloof Companies
  • Ms. Helen Mars
  • Ms. EJ MilkenOwner/EVP, Partner, Kikori Whiskey; Consultant, Milken Scholar Program; and Co-Founder, Milken Young Leader’s Circle for the Milken Institute; Member, Everychild Foundation
  • Ms. Carol SafirPresident, The November Group, Ltd. President, Board of Trustees, New York City Police Museum
  • Mr. Haywood TalcoveCEO, Government, LexisNexis Risk Security; CEO LexisNexis Special Services, Inc.
  • Ms. Sue ThauPublic Policy Consultant, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America
  • Mr. Walter WangPresident and CEO, JM Eagle Inc.
  • Mr. Michael Yamaki, Esquire

Ex-Officio Board Members

  • The Honorable John Bartels, Jr.Former Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • The Honorable Peter BensingerFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration. Currently Senior Consultant, Morneau Shepell.
  • Mr. Charles Blau, EsquireFormer Associate Attorney General of the United States. Currently a member at Curran Tomko Tarski LLP.
  • The Honorable Robert BonnerFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mr. Scott Canales—S.V.P., Lockton Insurance
  • The Honorable Asa HutchinsonFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • The Honorable John C. LawnFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • The Honorable Donnie R. MarshallFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mr. Larry McElynnPresident, Association of Former Narcotics Agents Foundation
  • Mr. James McGivney—Former Special Agent, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • The Honorable Francis B. MullenFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mr. Kevin Sabet—Co-Founder, Project SAM (Smart Approaches to Marijuana)
  • Mr. Dan SalterPresident, Association of Former Narcotics Agents
  • Mr. Timothy J. SheaFormer Acting Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration
  • Mr. Jason SundbyChairman and CEO, Verde Environmental Technologies Inc., maker of Deterra Drug Deactivation System
  • The Honorable Karen TandyFormer Administrator, Drug Enforcement Administration

Executive Staff

  • Amy Danos—Special Events and Fundraising Consultant
  • Jonathan Kapaldo—Design and IT Consultant
  • Julie Kaphing—Administrative and Communication Officer
  • Lois Ludwikowski—Executive Office Consultant
  • Sarah Pullen—Community Outreach Manager
  • Colleen Whelan—Special Projects Coordinator