Committees and Workgroups

Executive Committee

Chair: Duane Gordon, President
Mission: To exercise the powers and duties of the Board between Board meetings and while the Board is not in session, and to implement the policy decisions of the Board.

Vice President: Dr. Michelle Frank

Secretary: Melissa Reskof

Treasurer: Jeffrey Druce

Revenue Generation Committee

Chair: Caroline Maguire
Mission: To generate the revenue necessary to ensure that ADDA successfully carries out its mission of providing programs and services that help adults with AD/HD.

Finance Committee

Chair: Jeffrey Druce
Mission: To advise the Board on fiscal affairs, and recommend controls, policies, and procedures to maintain the fiscal health of the organization.

Grant-Writing Committee

Chair: Jeffrey Druce
Mission: To seek out and apply for grants from government, business and private grant-giving organizations in support of ADDA projects.

Webinar Work Group

Chair: Linda Roggli
Mission: To provide information, resources, and networking opportunities for adults with AD/HD and the professionals who serve them in multiple locations via telephone and the internet.

Workplace Issues Committee

Chair: Linda Walker
Mission: To provide resources and education to employers and employees to create successful work environments for individuals with AD/HD.

Conference Committee

Chair: Evelyn Polk-Green
Mission: To create THE industry-wide annual International Conference on ADHD in partnership with CHADD.

The joint CHADD/ADDA Conference Marketing Committee is a combined committee of leaders from both CHADD and ADDA responsible for spreading awareness of the 2017 International Conference on ADHD. Michael B. Cimino is the chair of the Conference Marketing Committee.

PR Committee

Chair: B. Lamont Rooker
Mission: To effectively and consistently communicate ADDA’s message to the media and general public. Oversees all external communication initiatives and activities including the website, publications and media contact.

College Committee

Chair:Dr. Kari Miller
Empower individuals with ADHD who are seeking post-secondary education or careers by providing tools and resources to enable their success.

ADDA Insider

Editor: Patricia Schwab
Mission: To effectively and consistently communicate ADDA’s message through ADDA’s electronic newsletter, the ADDA Insider.

Community Outreach Committee

Chair: Melissa Reskof
Mission: To provide a forum for ADDA members to connect with each other, find empowerment, solve problems, and cope with life in more efficient and effective ways.

Social Media Committee

Chair: Shaun Roney
Mission: To engage adults with ADHD on social media and make them aware of the resources available through ADDA.

ADHD Awareness Committee (Joint Committee with CHADD, ACO and ADDA)

ADDA Representative: Douglas Harris
ADDA Representative: Ally Martin
Mission: This joint committee has a mission to spread ADHD Awareness all year long via the Web site. Their ongoing efforts culminate in a concerted effort to increase ADHD awareness during October, ADHD Awareness Month.Michael B. Cimino