The Partnership at Drugfree.org is a nonprofit organization that unites parents,
renowned scientists and communications professionals to help families raise healthy


Stephen J. Pasierb, President and CEO


Stephen J. Pasierb

Steve Pasierb is the President and CEO of The Partnership at Drugfree.org. He leads the nation’s largest nonprofit organization dedicated to evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders. An innovative, evidence-based organization whose programs help parents prevent, intervene in and find treatment for drug and alcohol use by their children — we are working toward a vision where all young people will be able to live their lives free of drug and alcohol abuse.

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Executive Staff


  • Robert Caruso

    Chief Financial


  • Sean Clarkin

    EVP, Director of


  • Caryn Pace

    Chief Communications


  • Marcia Lee Taylor

    SVP, Director of
    Government Affairs


  • Paul Healy

    Chief Development Officer


Senior Staff


  • Cindy Briggins

    Director of
    Digital Services


  • Teri Christensen

    SVP, Deputy Director
    of Field Operations & Alliances


  • Denise Young

    VP, Director
    of Public Affairs


  • Jack Irving

    SVP, Media


  • Kristi Rowe

    Director of Branding
    & Integrated Marketing


  • Rebecca Shaw

    Director of
    Advertising & Production


  • Michele Tomeo

    VP, Director
    of Human Resources & Office Services