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Our leadership team guides a staff of dedicated employees as we work to reduce substance abuse and support families impacted by addiction.

Stephen J. Pasierb, President and CEO


Steve Pasierb has been the President and CEO of The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids since 2001. He leads the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting families impacted by adolescent substance abuse and addiction.

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Executive Staff

Robert Caruso, Chief Financial Officer
Sean Clarkin, EVP, Director of Programs
Paul Healy, Chief Development Officer
Caryn Pace, Chief Communications Officer
Marcia Lee Taylor, SVP, Director of Government Affairs

Senior Staff

Cindy Briggins, Director of Digital Services
Teri Christensen, SVP, Deputy Director of Field Operations & Alliances
Denise Young Farrell, VP, Director of Public Affairs
Jack Irving, SVP, Media Director
Kristi Rowe, Director of Branding & Integrated Marketing
Rebecca Shaw, Director of Advertising & Production
Michele Tomeo, VP, Director of Human Resources & Office Services