Angela Maxwell is the Prevention and Early Intervention Services Director for Alcohol and Drug Services. She oversees services in ten counties and has worked in substance use prevention for 25 years. Angela has a B.A. Degree in English (UNC-Chapel Hill), M.S. Degree in Agency Counseling (NC A&T State University) and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies (NC A&T State University). After completing her MS, she worked with the local mental center serving youth with severe emotional and behavioral disorders. Angela is a Certified Substance Abuse Prevention Consultant (CSAPC) and has served as an adjunct professor for Guilford Technical Community College. Angela serves on several boards across North Carolina to include: NC Substance Abuse Prevention Providers’ Association (Board Chair), Addiction Professionals of NC (Immediate Past President), NAADAC: National Addictions Professionals Association (Southeast Region Vice President) and many others. Angela has received three statewide substance use professional of the year awards (2008, 2010, 2019).