Speakers

Hope connects us.

Ethics guide us.

Recovery inspires us.

Meet the Change Makers . . .

Get to know the folks that make us better! Our speakers come from a wide array of backgrounds and experiences, giving you the lived-experience perspectives, data-driven best practices, and recovery housing know-how that you need to excel as a recovery housing provider or advocate! Browse through our featured speakers or check the Speakers by Session list to learn more about the experts who'll be joining us this October.

Check out the Agenda Page to browse sessions by track, type, and speaker. 

We are currently working to arrange for longer breakout sessions and special events - so you can get the most out of our informative speakers!

The full event schedule & speaker list will be available soon! Keep checking back for updates.

Sessions are subject to change. You'll be notified via email of any major changes once you've registered. Check back here for the latest updates on sessions and special events.

FEATURED SPEAKERS

Speakers by Session

Speaking AtFull NameJob TitleCompany
LGBTQIA2S+ Populations in Recovery: Trauma-Informed and Culturally Affirming Best Practices
Jacqueline AdamsDirector of Education, Training & EvaluationGeorgia Culture Therapy
LGBTQIA2S+ Populations in Recovery: Trauma-Informed and Culturally Affirming Best Practices
Brandy AndersonFounderAcceptance Recovery Center
House Leadership Development Training
Kim BockExecutive DirectorNew Hampshire Coalition for Recovery Residences (NHCORR)
LGBTQIA2S+ Populations in Recovery: Trauma-Informed and Culturally Affirming Best Practices
Danielle BornannoCommunity Engagement SpecialistAcceptance Recovery Center
Transgender-Affirming Recovery Housing: The Do’s & Don’ts for Providers & Affiliates
Katie Jo Breidenbach WoodingEducation and Communications ManagerOhio Recovery Housing
Transgender-Affirming Recovery Housing: The Do’s & Don’ts for Providers & Affiliates
Mr. Quinn ForssOpioid Response Project CoordinatorNational Alliance for Recovery Residences
Appalachia As A Cross-Section of NARR Affiliates
Danielle GrayExecutive DirectorORH
Appalachia As A Cross-Section of NARR Affiliates
Anthony GrimesExecutive DirectorVARR
The intersection of SUD, Human Trafficking and Recovery Housing
Anna HolleyTransition AgentJobs & Hope West Virginia
The Power and Limits of Evidence in Shaping Addiction-Focused Public Policy
Dr. Keith Humphreys PhDEsther Ting Memorial ProfessorStanford University
Transgender-Affirming Recovery Housing: The Do’s & Don’ts for Providers & Affiliates
Mx Olivia JenkinsRecovery Housing CoordinatorRICARES
LGBTQIA2S+ Populations in Recovery: Trauma-Informed and Culturally Affirming Best Practices
Kacey LongCo-ChairNorth Georgia Sex Trafficking Awareness & Response Task Force
The intersection of SUD, Human Trafficking and Recovery Housing
Ms. Autumn McCrawCertification StaffWVARR
Taking an Unknown Program to a Statewide Best Practice
Wendy NoeCEODove Recovery House for Women
House Leadership Development Training
Kristine PaquetteChair, Owner/OperatorNHCORR Board, Homestead Inn Recovery Residence
Appalachia As A Cross-Section of NARR Affiliates
Jonathan E. Philpot(not set)Kentucky Recovery Housing Network
Medication Assisted Treatment Policies in the Age of Cannabis
Dr. Ronald SpringelExecutive DirectorMaine Association of Recovery Residences
Grant Writing 101
Suzanne L. Williams MCJDirector of Recovery Supports-Employment and HousingOklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services