2024 Annual Meeting Program Committee

Mary C. Pawlikowski, M.A., M.Ed., Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and Clinics, Annual Meeting Program Chair
Mary Clark, Newport Healthcare
Nick Stavros, Community Medical Services

2024 Annual Meeting Schedule

All times below are Eastern Time.

Monday, May 13, 2024

9 a.m. – 11 a.m.NABH Education & Research Foundation Board (Foundation only)
NoonRegistration Desk Open
Noon – 2 p.m.NABH Board of Trustees Meeting
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.Speakers:
Shawn Coughlin, NABH President and CEO
Frank A. Ghinassi, Ph.D., A.B.P.P., NABH Board Chair; President and CEO, Rutgers University Behavioral Health Care; Senior Vice President, Behavioral Health and Addictions Service Line, RWJBarnabas Health
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Speaker:
Steven Posnack, M.S., M.H.S, Deputy National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC)
(Open to all)
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Gourmet Dessert Break
Sponsored by LearnWell, Comprehensive Counseling, ilearn wellness group, & Metta Psychiatry
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.NABH Education and Research Foundation Workforce Panel
Jason Brooks, Senior Vice President of Human Resources, New Season
Rhonda Ashley-Dixon, Vice President, Strategic Partnerships & Engagement, Vanderbilt Behavioral Health
Beth Kuhn, Principal, Stonegate Strategies and former Commissioner, Kentucky Department of Workforce Investment
John Pallasch, Founder and CEO, One Workforce Solutions and former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training,
U.S. Labor Department
5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.New Member Welcome
5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson
6 p.m. –9 p.m.Exhibitor Set-up
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.NABH Committee on Behavioral Health Services within General Healthcare Systems Working Dinner (Committee only)

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

7 a.m. – 8 a.m.Exhibitor Set-up
7:30 a.m.Registration Desk Open
8 a.m. – 9 a.m.Coffee with NABH Board (Chairman, President, and Executive Exhibitors only)
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.Networking Coffee with all Exhibitors and Sponsors (Open to all)
Sponsored by Stark Lane, Inc.
10 a.m. – 11 a.m.Opening Session (Open to all)
Timothy D. Hauser
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Operations, Employee Benefits Security Administration
U.S. Labor Department
11 a.m. – NoonSpeaker:
Noon – 1:15 p.m.Annual Meeting Luncheon
Shawn Coughlin, NABH President and CEO
David Wasserman, Senior Editor & Elections Analyst, The Cook Political Report with Amy Walter
Sponsored by Rutgers Health - University Behavioral Health Care
12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.Advocacy Room Open
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Visit Exhibitors
1:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.Hill Day: Congressional Office Visits
3:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.NABH Quality Committee (Committee only)
4:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.Advocacy Room Open
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m.Board Chair’s Reception
7 p.m. – 9 p.m.NABH Managed Care Committee Working Dinner (Committee only)

Wednesday, May 15, 2024

8 a.m. – 10 a.m.Policy Breakfast
Speakers TBD
10 a.m.Annual Meeting Program Ends
10 a.m.Exhibitor Take-down
10:30 – 12:30 p.m.NABH Youth Services Committee Meeting (Committee only)
1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.NABH Addiction Treatment Committee Working Lunch (Committee only)

Thank you!

NABH thanks the Annual Meeting sponsors noted above and these additional sponsors:

JDi Healthcare Consultants & Recruiters: Custom Hotel Key Cards

McLean Hospital: Turn-down service

Pyrce Healthcare Group: Annual Meeting Gold Sponsor