Ohio Association of Alcohol & Other Drug Addiction Counselors
Jim Joyner, LICDC-CS ; Immediate Past President
Jim is a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor Clinical Supervisor through the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. He has over 45 years of continuous professional experience in the field. Jim believes that the single greatest negative impact on the quality of life of every man, woman, and child in America today is the combined consequences related to the use of alcohol,tobacco, and other drugs and substances. Joyner was awarded the Mel Schulstad Professional of the Year Award from NAADAC in 2016 for his exemplary service over his career.
Raynard Dean Packard, M.A.Ed., PsyD (candidate), LICDC-CS; President
Raynard has been an Ohio addiction professional for nearly thirty years. As past president of the Akron OAADAC Chapter and on the NAADAC Public Policy Committee, Raynard has been a tireless advocate for ALL addiction professionals. In 2007 Raynard founded The Packard Institute, Inc. in Akron, and was at the tip of the spear of Ohio's integrating Recovery Support Services and Recovery Coaching along with the more traditional clinical counseling approaches. Today the institute provides training, development, and support for hundreds of Ohio and Florida addiction professionals.
Spencer Baker, BA, CDCA and Ohio Peer Recovery Supporter: Student Representative
Spencer lives and works in Summit County Ohio. He is currently working at IBH Addiction Recovery Center as a Client Educator and a Residential Supervisor. He attends Cleveland State University in the master’s Clinical Mental Health Counseling program. Spencer has been working in the field of addiction recovery for the past five years, is a licensed CDCA, and holds his Peer Supporter certificate through OHMHAS and his credentials as a Recovery Coach and Recovery Coach Trainer through CCAR. Spencer is passionate about providing resources to anyone looking for their pathway of recovery and wellness and advocating for the rights every person who has had their life affected by addiction.
Mylonne Sullivan, MSW, LSW, CCTP ; Treasurer
Mylonne is a Licensed Social Worker, a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and is currently eligible to become a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselors. She is employed at Community Assessment & Treatment Services as a Federal Outpatient Counselor. She holds a Masters of Social Work from the University of Akron and a Bachelors of Arts in Criminal Justice from Baldwin Wallace University. She has worked in addiction in correctional settings, residential, ambulatory detox, and in outpatient treatment. She is also very experienced in mental health settings. Mylonne has studied in Northern Ireland and South Africa. She has been the Workforce Development Chair at Ohio Association for Alcoholism and Other Drug Addiction Counselors (OAADAC) 2 years and acting Treasurer for the last year and continues to serve the addiction community by focusing on financial and workforce development needs.
OAADAC Executive Committee Officers
Hilary Sickles LCDCIII, CT; OAADAC Student Representative
Hilary, a resident of Jackson County Ohio, is a current masters student at Ohio University, majoring in Clinical Mental Health and Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling. In 2019 she was a recipient of the NBCC Foundation's Master Addiction Counselor Minority Fellowship and Scholarship award, where she began her journey to dedicate herself to serving minority population, more specifically the LGBTQ+ population with co-occurring disorders. She has over four years experience in Addiction Counseling in both residential and outpatient settings. She states that she is very passionate about her work and enjoys being a catalyst for change for those struggling with substance use and dependence and those in recovery.