Steve Pasierb

Steve Pasierb is the President and CEO of The Partnership for Drug-Free Kids. He leads the nation's largest nonprofit organization dedicated to evidence-based solutions to adolescent substance use disorders working its mission to reduce teen substance abuse and help families impacted by addiction. In addition to its renowned programs in prevention, intervention and in support of treatment including The Medicine Abuse Project, The Partnership recently completed the acquisition of Join Together from Boston University, the acquisition of the renowned Meth Project Foundation and became the program lead on the EFFIE-winning national teen drug use prevention campaign Above The Influence. Prior to being named chief executive in 2001, Steve directed the Partnership’s State Alliance Program, which forms public-private communications partnerships across the nation. Previously, he served as manager of marketing and media communications for the Maryland Governor's Drug & Alcohol Abuse Commission. Prior to the Commission, he was an executive in the advertising industry in both Baltimore and Pittsburgh. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Treatment Research Institute affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania. A member of the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, Steve holds a Master of Education degree with honors in communications media and a Bachelor of Science in criminology.

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