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NEW JERSEY GTDC ADVISORY GROUP

 

* (Denotes In Memoriam) 

Alex Macey, CEO & Founder, Gamvisory Group, England, UK

Adrian Crossley, Head of Criminal Justice and Addiction, Centre for Social Justice, UK

Arnie and Sheila Wexler, Wexler Associates, NJ / FL

Alan Feldman, Distinguished Fellow in Responsible Gaming, UNLV IGI, Las Vegas, NV

Anthony Cabot, Professor, Esq., Distinguished Fellow of Gaming Law, UNLV Boyd School of Law, Las Vegas, NV

Alex Blaszczynski, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Sydney, Australia

Alex Weldon, Online Poker Report, Nova Scotia

Alexander Lewis, Founder, The Invisible Addiction Podcast, UK

Adrian Sladdin, Seventh Wave Corporate Training & Enviro Education, Ltd., London, UK

Andrew Tottenham, Managing Director Tottenham & Co, International Gaming Consultant, UK

Andrew Walsh, MSW, LSW, NJ Family and Addiction Institute, NJ

Bobby Kahler, Regional Director Marketing Operations, Caesars Entertainment Corp., Atlantic City Region, NJ

Bo Bernhard, Ph.D., Vice President, UNLV IGI, Las Vegas, NV

Becky Harris, (Former Senator), Distinguished Fellow, UNLV IGI, Las Vegas, NV

Bill Pascrell III, Esq., Partner, Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc./Strategic Advisor/Public & Government Affairs Professional/ Lobbyist, NJ

Brett Abarbanel, Ph.D., Director of Research, UNLV IGI, Las Vegas, NV

Brianne Doura-Schawohl, Vice President of US Policy & Strategic Dev., EPIC Risk Management, Washington, D.C.

Brian Hatch, Creator/Host of ALL IN: The Addicted Gambler's Podcast, MI

Bea Aikens, BS, Lanie's Hope, Las Vegas, NV

Charles P. (CP) Mirarchi, III, Esq., ICGC-II, BACC, LCADC, LPC, Board Cert Prof Counselor, TheGamblingCounselor.com, Philadelphia, PA*

Carol O'Hare, NV Council on Problem Gambling, Las Vegas, NV

Carolene Layugan, Caesars Director of Responsible Gaming, Las Vegas, NV

Connie Jones, AGEM Director of Responsible Gaming, Las Vegas, NV

Camille Bloomberg, LPC, LCADC, ATR, CPS, Private Practitioner, NJ

Carol Spiker, LAC, KCGC, Kansas Dept of Aging and Disability Services, Kansas

Carolyn Hawley, Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia 

Celina Levy, Executive Director, Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, NJ

Chan Lengsavath, Hearing Officer, Gaming Control Board, Las Vegas, NV

Christina Gray, Indiana Council on Problem Gambling, Indiana

Daniel Umfleet, CEO & Founder, Kindbridge, England, UK

Dan Trolaro, MS, Assistant Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, NJ

David Mee-Lee, M.D., DML Training and Consulting, CA

Dayvid Figler, Esq., Figler Law Group, Las Vegas, NV

David Yeager, Advocate for Veterans in Gambling Crisis, Reading, PA

Deborah Therkorn, MA, LAC, Counselor and Adjunct Professor, NJ

Denise Quirk, MA, MFT, LADC, NCGC-11, CPGC-S, CEO & Clinical Director, Reno Problem Gambling Center, NV

Derek Longmeier, Executive Director, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio, OH

Diana Goode, Executive Director, Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling, CT

Don Weinbaum, MBA, LCADC, CCJP, ACGC, Clinical Consultant, President, NJ Public Health Association, NJ

Donald Hallcom, Ph.D., NJ DHS, Division of Mental Health & Addiction Services, NJ

Douglas Crawford, Esq., Crawford Law Offices, Las Vegas, NV

Elizabeth Lanza, Director of Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling of PA Gaming Control Board, Philadelphia, PA

Eric Randazzo, Deputy Director, The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, FL

Felicia Grondin, MPA, CPM, Research, Planning, and Public Affairs Consultant, NJ

Frances Gizzi, LCSW, C-CATODSW, ICGC-II, Problem Gambling Therapist, NJ

Frank L. Greenagel II, MPAP, MSW, LCSW, LCADC, CASAC, ICADC, ACSW, CJC, CCS, Greenagel Counseling Services, NJ

George Mladenetz. M.Ed., LCADC, ICGC-II, Clinical Consultant Addictions, NJ

Glenn Osowski, ICGC-II, CPSS, Vocational Rehabilitation Readjustment Counselor, Healthcare for Homeless Veterans and Therapeutic Supported Employment Services, VA Ann Arbor Health Care System, Michigan

Gloria Block, MS Ed., NY Council on Problem Gambling, APTPG, NY

Greta Coe, Problem Gambling Services Manager, Oregon Health Authority, Health Systems Division, Portland, OR 

Harry Levant, J.D., ICGC-I, Clinical Consultant, Master's Candidate La Salle University, Philadelphia, PA

I. Nelson Rose, Professor Emeritus, Whittier College, California

Janet Miller, MS, LAC, CCGC, CCDP-D, AADC, Louisiana Council on Problem Gambling, LA

Jeffrey Derevensky, Ph.D., Professor, McGill University, Ontario, Canada

Jeffrey Wasserman, JD, ICGC-II, CPRS, Judicial Outreach & Development Director, Delaware

Jennifer Kruse, Executive Director, The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, FL

Jennifer Davis-Walton, MA, First Choice Services, West Virginia

Jeremy Phillips Q.C., Licensing and Disciplinary, Gambling, Sports and Professional Conduct, International Masters of Gaming Law, UK

Jeremy Wampler, LCSW, ICGC-II, BACC, LADC, Director, DHMAS of Problem Gambling Services, Connecticut

Joe Zanzonico, J.D., Treatment Advocate at Recovery Centers of America

John Hanamirian Esq., Hanamirian Law Firm, NJ

John J. White LPC, LCADC, ACS, SAPTI Program Manager, DMHAS, NJ

Jon Grant, M.D., J.D., M.P.H., Professor of Psychiatry, University of Chicago, IL

Joseph Bufalino, Director of Responsible Gambling, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore, China 

Josh Ercole, Executive Director, PA Council on Compulsive Gambling, PA

Joshua Krakow, Esq., Former Judicial Law Clerk, Las Vegas / NJ

Judith Glynn, M.S., President, PRET Solutions, Responsible Gambling Trust, Ontario, Canada

Julie Hynes, MA, RD, CPS, Executive Director, Oregon Council on Problem Gambling, OR

Kaitlin Foshay, LPC, LADC, ICGC II, BACC, Director of Programs & Services, Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling

Kayte Conroy, Ph.D., Mapleview Center, LLC, Clinical Associate Professor, University of NY at Buffalo, NY

Keith F. Pickard, Nevada Senator, Las Vegas, NV

Keith Whyte, National Council on Problem Gambling, Washington, D.C.

Ken Litwak, MS, CADC, ICGC-II, CCTP, DRCC, Counselor, Kindbridge Therapy, NJ

Kenneth Saucier, MSW, LCS, Network Services Coordinator, State of Louisiana, LA

Kenneth Strait, Retired Municipal Court Judge, Gambling Counselor, Peer Recovery Specialist, Program Counselor, NJ

Kristine Kuzemka, Esq., Lawyers Concerned for Lawyers, Las Vegas, NV

Larry Ashley, Ph.D., Professor, Michigan*

Lawrence Lustberg, Esq., Director of Gibbons, P.C., NJ

Lia Nower, JD, Ph.D., Director of Rutgers University Center for Gambling Studies, NJ

Linda Graves, Psy D, ICGC-II Executive Director, National Association of Administrators for Disordered Gambling Services, CA

Luis Del Orbe, MPA, CSW, NJ, Gambling Prevention Specialist, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, NJ

Marc Lefkowitz, ICGC-II, BACC, Director Program Management, Kindbridge, Inc., AZ

Mark Checkwicz, B.S., Co-Founder We're-All-In LLC, Springfield, MA

Martin Lycka, SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain, London, UK

Matt Morris, Esq., Holland & Hart, Las Vegas, NV

Maureen Greeley, Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling, WA

Melanie White, Fraud & Responsible Gaming Expert, Malta

Melissa Etherington, Partnerships & Business Development, Gamban, England, UK

Michael Auer, Ph.D., Director, NECCTON, LTD., Austria

Michael Burke, NCPG Director, Executive Director, Michigan Association on Problem Gambling

Michael Pollock, Managing Director, Spectrum Gaming, NCLGS, NJ

Michelle Malkin, J.D., Criminal Justice, Ph.D. Candidate, Michigan State University, MI

Milan Karna, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, OH

Mina Hazar, MA, Strategic Planner, YMCA of Greater Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Nick Phillips, Founder & CEO, Gambling Guardian, Wales, UK

Naoyuki Nishimura, M.D., Ph.D., Representative Director CEO, Japan Sustainable Responsible Gaming Council, Japan

Olga Balakova, MA, NCC, LCADC, LAC, Private Practicioner, NJ

Owen Baily, Peer Mentor, NHS National Problem Gambling Clinic, UK

Neva Pryor, MS, Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, NJ 

Pam Koopman, President, Arizona Council on Compulsive Gambling, AZ

Patrick Willard, Director of Policy & Advocacy, National Council on Problem Gambling, Washington, D.C.

Paul Buck, CEO, EPIC Risk Management, London, England, UK

Paul Pellizzari, Vice President Global Social Responsibility, Hard Rock International, FL

Richard Schuetz, ABD Ph.D. Economics, B.S. Business, M.A. Philosophy, M.A. Finance, Consultant, Schuetz, Inc., Pennsylvania

Raymond Ortiz, Esq., Senior Attorney, New Jersey Lawyer Assistance Program, NJ

Rev. Janet Jacobs B.A., CCGSO, IGCCB, Board of Directors, PA

Rex Stock, President & CEO, RDS, Inc.

Robert Ladouceur, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Laval, Ontario, Canada

Roger Gros, Publisher, Global Gaming Business, CEO, iGamingPlayer.com, Owner, Casino Connection International, NV

Rory Reid, Ph.D., LCSW, ICGC-II, UCLA Dept of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, CA

Rick Berman, Behavioral Health, Problem Gambling Consulting, Portland, OR

Robert Jacobson, Executive Director, California Council on Problem Gambling, CA

Ruben M. Robles, MS, Health Program Specialist/Educator, Office of Problem Gambling, California Department of Public Health, CA

Scott Frederick, Former Magistrate Judge, City of Hamilton, Ohio, Boyd Law School Gaming Law Masters Candidate, NV

Stefanie Hui, Ph.D., Court Coordinator, Gambling Treatment Diversion Court, Las Vegas, NV

Stephen Aupy, VP of Strategic Partnerships, Gamban, England, UK

Stephen Block, CPGC, ICGC-II, NYCPG, APTPG, President, NY Council on Problem Gambling, NY

Steve Crosby, JD, Former Chairman Massachusetts Gaming Commission, MA

Steve Ruddock, Editor in Chief, Gaming Law Review, Director, BettingUSA.com, MA

Steven P. Perskie, Esq., Special Advisor, Atlantic City Mayor's Office, NJ

Sue McNabb, JD, Executive Director, International Masters of Gaming Law, LA

Sue Schneider, VP of Growth and Strategy, Americas at Sports Betting Community (SBC), MO

Susan Sheridan Tucker, Executive Director, Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance, Minnesota

Ted Hartwell, MA, Associate Research Scientist, Desert Research Institute, Las Vegas, NV

Timothy Fong, M.D., Professor of Addiction Psychiatry, UCLA, California

Tony O'Reilly, Gambling Addiction Counselor, Co-Author "Tony10: A Story of a Chronic Gambling Addiction", Ireland

Tracy Parker, Director, Standards and Accreditation, Responsible Gambling Council, Ontario, Canada

Yvonne Lis, ABA and Financial Planner, Reading PA

THE NEW JERSEY COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING

https://800gambler.org/ 

800GAMBLER / Mission Statement 

 

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (Council) is a private non-profit 501 (c) organization composed of concerned individuals from diverse backgrounds. The group’s primary purpose is to represent the best interest of compulsive gamblers and their families, recognizing that compulsive gambling is a treatable illness. 

The Council focuses on educating the general public, training professionals throughout the State, referring compulsive gamblers and their families in treatment, and advocating for increased treatment services for compulsive gamblers and their families. 

The Council also advises the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services provides the executive and legislative branches of State government with relevant data on all aspects of the compulsive gambling problem; and provides assistance to those private or public agencies in the State who request it. 

The Council neither opposes nor endorses legalized gambling. However, the Council may take positions on various issues surrounding legalized gambling when the members believe that taking a stand is in the best interest of compulsive gamblers and their families.