Posts filed under: National President

MADD’s mission to prevent underage drinking and drug use is deeply personal to me. My daughter’s life ended when a 17-year-old made the deadly decision to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana – then get behind the wheel of her car....
Drunk Driving is a Violent Crime My daughter didn’t die in an accident. She was killed by a 17-year-old who made a decision to drink alcohol and smoke marijuana before getting in the driver’s seat of her car. For years,...
The holiday season is approaching and that means MADD’s Tie One On for Safety Campaign is too.  I am asking for everyone to decorate their cars with red ribbons, decals or magnets to show that they pledge to always plan a...
This time of year brings the beginning of the holidays and all the traditions that children love the most —  Halloween and its sweet treats, families gathered around the table for a Thanksgiving feast and presents stacked neatly under a...
MADD supporters rally again Ethan Couch was released from jail April 2, amidst strong reaction from across the nation. Couch, dubbed the “affluenza teen” after his lawyers used his life of privilege as a defense, served a mere two years...
As warmer temperatures arrive, so do Walk Like MADD events around the country. Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend Walks in South Carolina and New York. South Carolina In Columbia, South Carolina, the Mayo family was honored.  Their 15-year-old son...
Louis Bianco, a drunk driving victim whom I met at PowerTalk 21 conference in Los Angeles Saturday, April 21 will be in my heart forever. Despite his severe injuries from an underage drunk driving crash, Louis spoke at the conference...
For Crime Victims’ Rights week, I was honored to sit with Jon, a drunk driving victim whose left leg was severed in a drunk driving crash. I’m glad to share this experience with you. Jon Wenc, calls himself “a lucky...
By Colleen Sheehey-Church National President Mothers Against Drunk Driving® Not everyone dies in a drunk driving crash. Tabitha Clark of Missouri is someone who didn’t die. However, she was severely injured and is now confined to a wheel chair, unable...