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Advisory Boards, Councils and Commissions
Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse

The Local Advisory Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (LACADA)advises the county on policy, program needs and priorities in the county for comprehensive treatment and care of alcoholics and drug abusers and affected others and for the education of the citizenry to promote public awareness of alcohol abuse and drug abuse. It also advises the county on the planning, development and establishment of new programs and facilities and review continuing programs. The State requires under the provisions of the Chapter 51 grant that two (2) board members are recovering alcoholics and that two (2) members are recovering drug abusers.

MEETINGS: LACADA meets the third Tuesday (bi-monthly). The Board may not meet in July and August.

Total Number of Members Allowed: 12
Number of Vacancies:  1

No less than 10 members; No more than 15 appointed members; 3-year term expires November 1

Freeholder Member:  Freeholder Richard Dase
Staff Person:  Bob Widitz

Phone: 645-5932


Chairperson:  Gary D. Callender

Jennifer R.  Baldwin

Gina M.  Guarracino

James D.  Harris, Jr.

Beth A. Holtzman

John J. Imfeld

Lorraine Khan

Christopher Macomber

Clifford Mays, Jr.

Jacqueline Simonson

Barbara Sorace

Most advisory boards are open to Atlantic County residents.  If you are interested in volunteering to serve on this or any other Board or Commission please CLICK HERE for an application.