4950 Oberlin Avenue Lorain, OH, 44053
Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County is a special
purpose governmental agency charged with planning, evaluating,
coordinating, funding and contracting for the delivery of
publicly-financed alcohol and other drug addiction education,prevention
and treatment services for the benefit of Lorain County residents.
mission of the Alcohol and Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain
County is to evaluate program quality and continuity of care, as well
as, plan, coordinate, fund and contract for services to prevent, educate
and treat alcoholism and other drug addiction that will result in the
well-being of Lorain County residents.
Vision & Value Statements
believe through our contract provider- and collaborative-partnerships
(locally, statewide and nationally), consumers can move towards
abstinence with positive life-style changes.
believe that as stewards of public funds for alcohol, tobacco and other
drug prevention, intervention and treatment services, our system needs
to continually refine and learn from the behaviors and activities of our
consumers and their families – as affected by the disease of alcoholism
and other drug addiction.
believe that a full continuum of care, including prevention,
intervention and treatment is only the beginning of the foundation of
recovery from the disease of alcoholism and other drug addiction.
Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services Board of Lorain County
24 Hour Urgent Helpline (440) 277-8190
Alcohol, Drug Addiction Services (ADAS) Board of Lorain County is
responsible for the planning, funding and monitoring of public alcohol
and other drug addiction prevention and treatment services
delivered to the residents of Lorain County.
following is a directory of our staff. The directory includes the staff
name, title, and e-mail address. All staff can be reached via telephone
at (440) 282-9920
Elaine Georgas, BA
Rob Swindell, MBA, NHA
Christine Robinson, LISW-S
Director of Program Services
Catherine Gabe, CTC Coordinator
PRIDE Project Director
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Board of Directors
Board members and their terms are listed below.The ADAS Board is a
volunteer 18 member board of directors. They serve 4-year terms and are
appointed by either the Ohio Department of Alcohol and Drug Addiction
Services or the Lorain County Commissioners.
Christine Arendt (term expires 6/30/2012)
Richard Clifford (term expires 6/30/2012)*
Jacqueline Discenza (term expires 6/30/2013)
David DiTullio (term expires 6/30/2011)*
Steven Figueroa (term expires 6/30/2014)*
Amy Gilbert (term expires 6/30/2014)
Susan Glassford (term expires 6/30/2012)*
Karen McIlwaine (term expires 6/30/2014)*
Earl Head (term expires 6/30/2012)*
Judith Jorgensen (term expires 6/30/2013)
William Mock (term expires 6/30/2012)*
Barb Petro (term expires 6/30/13)
Pastor Daniel Samms (term expires 6/30/2012)
Karen Shawver (term expires 6/30/2013)
Curtis Tuggle (term expires 6/30/2011)*
Pamela Waite (term expires 6/30/2011)*
Michael Willets (term expires 6/30/2012)*
(* denotes member can serve additional renewal term)