2021-2022 Nomination Leadership Identification Committee

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NLIC, with the support of Chapter staff, has responsibility for: making reasonable efforts to slate at least two qualified candidates for each position in an election of Chapter Board members, Delegate Assembly (DA) representatives (if any), and NLIC members; Certifying to the Chapter Board Secretary the completed slate of candidates for compliance with the Chapter’s Diversity Plan; accepting and reviewing nominations by petition; and monitoring the election process and providing oversight for any alleged violation.

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Garrett Hebel, MSW, LICSW, SUDP

Chapter President Elect 2021-2023

With a Bachelors in Social Work and Spanish from Loras College in Dubuque, IA, and a Master of Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago, Garrett moved to Seattle in 2016 when he joined Harborview Medical Center in Seattle to serve as a Mental Health Practitioner, in which he provides outpatient assessment, case management, referral, and group and individual therapy for clients with mental health and substance use disorders. Garrett holds licenses in WA as an Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker and Substance Use Disorder Professional.

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Ann Allen
Western Washington Region

Ann Allen (LICSW) received a masters degree in social work in 1988 from the Michigan State University. She works in Seattle in integrated behavioral health care at a healthcare clinic focused on working with Asian-Pacific Islanders and immigrants at International Community Healthcare Services. She is a behavioral health provider and a specialist in high utilizers of emergency services, complex care, homeless, and co-occurring disorders. She is also a practicum instructor for Seattle University and the University of Washington advance degree programs.

Cathy Blanchard (2019-2022)

Western Washington Region

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Syrene Miller, MSW, LSWAIC 

Eastern Washington Region 

Syrene A. Miller is an MSW graduate from Boston University, with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication. She currently works for a community mental health agency as an Intensive Outpatient Clinician using Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Forward Facing Trauma Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. 

Nominations and Leadership Identification Committee Reports
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