WVAADC is currenly accepting nominations for Board membership. Scroll to the bottom the this page for more information. Nominations are due by August 1, 2022.


Nidia Henderson


Heather Sharp-Spinks, MSW, ADC, CCS

Immediate Past- President


Jon Dower, CIP, PR



Rachel Lambert


Brandon Whitehouse


Wendy Lewis

Jamie Styrons

The WVAADC Board of Directors is an active board seeking dedicated individuals with a passion for working and advocating for addiction professionals. If you are interested or would like to nominate someone, click here.

Time Commitment for Board Members:

  1. Attend the WVAADC Annual Planning Retreat (2 days).

  2. Attend the WVAADC Annual Conference (4 days).

  3. Attend the WVAADC Board of Directors’ meetings (quarterly).

  4. Attend monthly Board check in calls.

  5. Attend the WVAADC Annual Lobby Advocacy Day (1 day in conjunction with winter board meeting).

  6. Work on at least one assigned Board committee (time varies).

  7. Commit to a three-year term of service.

For more information, see the WVAADC Bylaws and Policy & Procedure Manual.