CDPWS was founded to establish a forum whereby common interests and concerns are discussed, therby bringing about better communications among professional personnel; to create a voice on policy; to recommend guidelines and standards for chemical dependency facilities, programs, and personnel; to take whatever actions are deemed necessary to improve the effectiveness of work on behalf of the chemically dependent and their families. CDPWS is the Washington State affiliate of NAADAC. Read about CDPWS's Relationship to NAADAC.
President: Jennifer Velotta, MNPL, NCAC II, CDP, CPP
ADAI Clearinghouse Coordinator
UW Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute (ADAI)
1107 NE 45th St., Suite 120
Seattle, WA 98105-4631
tel: 206-221-8325 · fax: 206-543-5472
Immediate Past President: Greg Bauer, Alpine Recovery Services, Inc.
Special Honorary Board member: Mel Schulstad, Founding President of NAADAC
Read the complete CDPWS bylaws.
Get involved! Become a Region representative! Contact Jennifer Velotta for more information.
Region 1: Vacant
Region 2: Vacant
Region 3: Vacant
Region 4: Vacant
Region 5: Terri Roper, Olalla Recovery Centers
Region 6: Vacant
Ethics & Standards Review Committee (ESRC)
The ESRC shall promote CDPWS Code of Ethics, review complaints of violations of CDPWD Code of Ethics, and shall hold hearings and recommend sanctions for persons found to be in violateion of CDPWS Code of Ethics.
Membership: Paula Fisher
Prevention Specialists: Jennifer Velotta
Student Outreach Chair: Robert Powell