Confronting the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania


State of Addiction

Confronting the Heroin/Opioid Epidemic in Pennsylvania

Wednesday – August 15, 2018

Cambria County Courthouse, Courthouse 1

Ebensburg, PA



Welcome and Opening Comments
Senator Gene Yaw, Chairman, The Center for Rural Pennsylvania

Cambria County Drug Coalition Members:
Ms. Tracy Selak – Cambria County BH, ID, EI and Acting Drug and Alcohol Program Administrator
Mr. Arnold Bernard Jr. – Cambria County Assistant District Attorney
Ms. Kate Porter – Prevention Program Specialist/Communities that Care Mobilizer

Ms. Amanda Cope – Chief Operating Officer, Positive Recovery Solutions

7:30 PM
Mr. James McMonagle – Assistant District Attorney, Luzerne County, and Immediate Past President, PA Association of Drug Court Professionals

Ms. Susan Whisler – Director, Workforce Development, Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission
Recovery to Work Members:
Mr. Ronald Aldom – Executive Director, Somerset County Chamber of Commerce
Mr. Jeffrey Dick – Site Administrator, Department of Labor & Industry’s Bureau of Workforce Partnership & Operations, PA CareerLink, Cambria County
Ms. Brooks McKenzie – Director, Twin Lakes Center and Hospice

Closing Comments
Senator Gene Yaw
Senator Wayne Langerholc

8:30PM                 Adjournment