Maine Prevention Certification Board as of 4/1/2023

The Maine Prevention Certification Board (MPCB) is an independent body with representatives from across Maine’s prevention community.  It is a member of the IC&RC.  AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc. serves as the corporate host of the MPCB.

Chair: Erin Burnett
Co-Director| New England Prevention Technology Transfer Center (New England PTTC)
Senior Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator | AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

Chair-Elect: Emily Winter, LMSW-cc, CADC
Outpatient Mental Health & Substance Use Disorder Clinician
Kennebec Behavioral Health

Secretary: Kim Parent, BA, PS-A
Training & Technical Assistance Coordinator
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

Treasurer:  Sonja Morse, MA, PS-C
Juvenile Research & Data Coordinator – Maine Division of Juvenile Services

Alexis Perry and Helen Price-Hwarff
Maine Center for Disease Control & Prevention

Scott M. Gagnon, MPP, PS-C
Associate Executive Director
AdCare Educational Institute of Maine, Inc.

(Placeholder for future members)

Cheryl LeBlond, LCSW – Facilitator, Ethicist, Trainer of Trainers

Anne Osolinski, LSW – Advocate at Family Violence Project, DEEP facilitator at AdCare Institute of Maine

Clifford Gray, BA – Program Manager at Penquis CAP

Lacey Bailey, BS – Clinician at Sweetser, SIRP Instructor at AdCare Institute of Maine

Randi Bruneau, MSW, LCSW, LADC, CCS – Clinical Supervisor at Clinical Program Manager of Substance Use Treatment and Outpatient Clinician at

Robin Thurston, MA – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Grant Project Director and Tribal Opioid Response Grant Administrator at Mi’kmaq Nation

Kristen Erickson, MPH
Distance Learning Coordinator (Co-Occurring Collaborative Serving Maine)

Rebecca (Becky) Ireland, MPH, PS-C
Senior Program Coordinator
Maine Substance Use Prevention Services
Center for Excellence in Public Health
University of New England

MPCB members possess an average of 18 years of experience in prevention and represent a cross section of Maine’s prevention system. Coming from across the state, they represent programs focused on alcohol, tobacco and other drugs in community, school and post secondary education settings and from all levels: state substance abuse prevention programs, the public health system, the university system, school-based programs, and non-profit organizations that develop training and represent both prevention providers and professionals.