Cathie Hartnett, Executive Director: Cathie Hartnett has been a nonprofit leader for entrepreneurial, startup and turn-around national organizations. For the last three years she has lead the National Youth Recovery Foundation from a local foundation supporting recovery high schools to the first national organization to focus on young people in recovery from addiction.
Hartnett has been active in politics, hosted a commercial radio show for over 10 years and has consulted for numerous companies and nonprofit organization on leadership transition, strategic planning and staff development. She has served on boards of nonprofits in the arts, international aid, social justice and mental health.
Ann Herbst, Development Director: As the former Board Chair of the National Youth Recovery Foundation, Herbst has over 20 years of professional experience in nonprofit management, fundraising, and event planning. She is a former director of distinguished events at the Manhattan office of the American Cancer Society and major gifts officer at the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in Princeton, NJ.
In a volunteer capacity, she has served as Treasurer of Equality Now, an international women’s rights organization; Secretary and Development Co-Chair for Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival; and co-captain for 20 years of the special gifts committee for her Harvard College class. She is the author, under her maiden name, of Willie: Raising and Loving a Child With Attention Deficit Disorder and is the former children’s health editor at McCall’s magazine.
Devin Fox, Executive Director of Young People in Recovery (YPR): Devin is currently the Recovery Advocate for New Jersey’s Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services and an Advocacy Leader for NCADD-NJ. He graduated from Rutgers University with his Master’s in Social Work in 2012. He has been in long-term recovery from drugs and alcohol since November 30th, 2008.
Devin strives to be a catalyst for positive change in society through influencing addiction recovery policy, supporting the creation of addiction recovery programs and further defining the untapped consumer market of people in long-term recovery. He is grateful the support he has gotten along the way from his counselors, teachers, collegiate recovery program, and wide community of friends, family and mentors.