Donna Foisy HAS BEEN NAMED THE 2016 ADVOCATE OF THE YEAR BY COMMUNITY ANTI-DRUG COALITIONS OF AMERICA
Award recognizes individuals who are exceptional advocates for drug prevention field
Bucks County, PA. Donna Foisy, Project Coordinator of Bucks Promise for Youth and Communities has been named the 2016 Advocate of the Year by Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the nation’s leading substance abuse prevention organization representing over 5,000 community anti-drug coalitions across the country. She will accept the award on Thursday, Feb. 4 during CADCA’s 26th annual National Leadership Forum being held Feb. 1-4 at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center in National Harbor, Md.
This award recognizes substance abuse prevention leaders who are exceptional advocates for our field, forging relationships and educating their elected officials throughout the year about key substance abuse-related issues and helping to ensure that Members of Congress understand the importance of community coalitions.
“CADCA is thrilled to be able to recognize Foisy this year at our most important training event. Foisy is a tireless advocate for the substance abuse prevention field and her efforts have made a tremendous national impact,” said CADCA’s Chairman and CEO, Gen. Arthur T. Dean.
“I am grateful to be recognized and feel honored, but, the work that I do represents a collective effort done in preventing substance abuse in Bucks County.”
CADCA's National Leadership Forum is the nation's largest training for substance abuse prevention and treatment professionals and researchers, featuring more than 80 training courses to help community and state leaders prevent and reduce substance abuse and its related problems. The event, which brings together more than 2,500 community and state leaders, offers participants an opportunity to learn effective strategies to solve their community's substance abuse and violence problems, and to hear from the country's leading experts on drug prevention, treatment and recovery. For more information about CADCA’s National Leadership Forum, visit forum.cadca.org/.