Definition: The Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse meets quarterly throughout the year to collaborate and discuss actions and ideas to defeat the drug epidemic. The Commission consists of important stakeholders from all sides: prevention, treatment and enforcement.
Members: Jim McClelland, Chairman, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment, and Enforcement; Pam Pontones, Acting Commissioner, Indiana State Department of Health; Mary Beth Bonaventura, J.D., Judge, Director of Indiana Department of Child Services; Douglas G. Carter, Superintendent of the Indiana State Police, Robert E. Carter, Jr., Commissioner of the Indiana Department of Correction; Deborah J. Frye, Executive Director, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, Curtis T. Hill, Jr., Indiana Attorney General, Larry Landis, Executive Director, Indiana Public Defender Council, Jennifer McCormick, Ph.D., Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction; Jim Merritt, Indiana State Senator; David R. Murtaugh, Executive Director, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute; Mara Candelaria Reardon, Indiana State Representative; David N. Powell, Executive Director, Indiana Prosecuting Attorneys Council; Mark A. Smith, Judge, Hendricks County Superior Court; Greg Taylor, Indiana State Senator; Micah Vincent, Director, Office of Management and Budget; Jennifer Walthall, M.D., MPH, Secretary, Indiana Family & Social Services Administration; Cindy Ziemke, Indiana State Representative; Dan Evans; Jacob Sipe, IHCDA
- Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 2 p.m. at IGCS Conference Room B
- Friday, February 9, 2018 at 10 a.m. at IGCS Conference Room B
- Thursday, May 3, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Indiana State Library History Reference Rm 211
- Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10 a.m. at IGCS Conference Room B
- Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 10 a.m. at Indiana State Library History Reference Rm 211