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Almost half of all drivers who were killed in crashes and tested positive for drugs also had alcohol in their system.
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Learn about the dedicated board of directors, national president and national board of advisors who provide guidance and leadership to MADD.

National Board of Directors

MADD's national board of directors is made up of volunteers – most of whom began their involvement at MADD by volunteering their time at local MADD offices in their communities – and nationally recognized researchers and business leaders. 

Learn more about our National Board of Directors.

Key National Staff

Chief Executive Officer – Debbie Weir
Debbie Weir joined the National Office of Mothers Against Drunk Driving in 2002 as leader of Victim Services. Now as CEO, Weir leads MADD’s nationwide efforts to save lives and prevent injuries associated with drunk driving.

MADD National President – Jan Withers 
Jan Withers joined MADD in 1992, after her 15-year-old daughter, Alisa Joy, was killed by an underage drinker who chose to drive after consuming numerous beers. She first volunteered by sharing her story and lobbying for tougher legislation. Her new focus in life was to try to make a difference by helping to stop this preventable violent crime.

Vicki Knox - Chief Operating Officer
Guy Fischer - Chief Development Officer
Lista Hightower - Chief Financial Officer
Adam Vanek - Chief Legal Officer
Amy George - Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Nick Ellinger - Vice President of Strategic Outreach
JT Griffin - Chief Government Affairs Officer

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