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Officer Jermaine Galloway is a nationally and internationally recognized presenter, national award winner, and resource for those involved with prevention, education and enforcement. Galloway currently dedicates thousands of hours to community scans, research and substance abuse identification in large and rural communities across the country.

Galloway has trained more than 130,000 people nationally and internationally. Along with creating and starting two non-profit organizations. Galloway has had articles published in print and online in American Police Beat Magazine, Campus Safety Magazine and many local area newspapers during on-site presentations. In addition to other media stories, webinars and interviews, in 2011, Galloway was highlighted in a national video, produced by Human Relations Media, about the harms of “Spice – the Synthetic Marijuana.”

In 2009, Galloway received the national underage drinking law enforcement officer of the year award from the OJJDP (Officer of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention) for his efforts and strategies in underage drinking education and enforcement.

In 2010, Galloway received the national Mickey Sadoff underage drinking prevention award from MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) for his efforts in education and enforcement. In 2015, he received the national and international award from AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) for his efforts in Fake ID identification, education and enforcement.

In 2015, Galloway’s program, You Can’t Stop What You Don’t Know, was highlighted in the recently released book “Clearing the Haze: Helping Families Face Teen Addiction,” by Dr. Christian Thurstone and Christine Tatum.

 

In 2017, Galloway won the national Enrique Camarena Drug Awareness award from the national Elks Drug Awareness program. This award is named after federal DEA agent Camarena who lost his life while enforcing drug laws. The national Red Ribbon drug awareness week in October was created in honor of agent Camarena.

 

Tim Cesario, M.S., LCADC, CCS is the founder of TJC Consulting, LLC and provides consultation to organizations seeking to develop treatment programs, assist with grant writing and provides training  throughout Kentucky and several other states.  Tim served on the Kentucky Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors from 2014-2024, holding the position of Chair from 2018-2024. He played an integral role in developing Kentucky statues for Kentucky to offer Peer Recovery, Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Clinical Supervision Credentials.  He served as Chair of IC&RC’s board of directors from May 2021 to October 2023, and is currently the chairman of the Kentucky Agency for Substance Abuse Policy, a role he has held since August of 2020.  He currently serves as the Director of Recovery Services for Cumberland River Behavioral Health, Inc. During his time as director, Tim developed programs to meet the needs of people with substance use disorders in underserved areas of Southeastern Kentucky. He has promoted Peer Support as an option for people in early recovery, developed Intensive Outpatient Treatment Programs, Overseen the implementation of MOUD in the treatment of Pregnant Women, initiated Quick Response Teams and developed a Crisis Stabilization Unit specifically for people with substance use disorder.

Tim has a passion for the profession and advocates for all professionals working in the field and continues to lobby for advancement of professional credentials for those working with people living with substance use disorder in Kentucky.

Tim is a native of Mt. Pleasant, Pennsylvania and has lived in Kentucky since 2001. He is a graduate of Gettysburg College (BA) where he was a member of the Men’s Basketball Team and California University of Pennsylvania where he earned a Master of Science in Community Agency Counseling. He was initially credentialed as a Certified Addiction Counselor in Pennsylvania in 1997 which he reciprocated to Kentucky in 2002. He has been married to wife Kim since 2003 and is the proud father of two teenagers who recently earned black belts in Tae Kwon Do.

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