Board of Directors

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Ansley Silvers serves as the President of the Board.  She is the Director of Addictive Diseases at Highland Rivers Health.  She was previously the Director of Women’s Outreach Services.  Ansley hopes to join forces with community partners to educate the community not only about drugs but to fight the stigma of addiction, encourage people to reach out for help and assist in strategic  planning of prevention activities.  My hope with FAD is to be able to offer speaking engagements to all ages and organizations to educate about drug use, the biochemical aspects of use and addiction as well as the stigma.

 

PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD

EDUCATION.
MOBILIZATION.
COOPERATION.
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VICE PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD

Carol Willis serves as the Vice President of the FAD Board of Directors. She has served on the FAD Board for many years. Early in 2019 she retired as the Executive Director of the Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children and Youth. Prior to that she worked for 30 years as a college student affairs administrator at colleges in Georgia and South Carolina.

Carol is a graduate of the University of Tennessee – Knoxville where she earned both a bachelors degree and a masters degree in Education. She also earned a doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University.

 

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SECRETARY OF THE BOARD

Candice Aldrich serves as the Secretary of the FAD Executive Board of Directors. She currently works as a program manager of three years over the LOFT program at Highland Rivers Health. Candice attends Liberty University working on a master's in clinical mental health with the ultimate goal of obtaining licensure. She has experienced firsthand the devastation of drugs and alcohol on children and strives to prevent yet another child from encountering this devastation.

 

TREASURER OF THE BOARD

Catherine Fricks has been a member of Floyd Against Drugs since its inception in 2000. She is the Court Administrator for the Floyd County Juvenile Court, having begun her career with Floyd County as a Juvenile Probation Officer. She has seen firsthand the ill effects drugs and alcohol have on children and families in our community through youths’ delinquent acts and removal of children from their homes.

 

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