This 3rd Annual Conference is scheduled for Tuesday, November 3rd to provide an update for the greater Bay Area on prescription drugs, synthetics, and marijuana.
Breakfast and lunch are provided and TCOLE hours are available!
Dale D. Quigley, a Sergeant with the Aurora Police Department in Colorado, is currently the Intelligence Manager of the Investigative Support Center at Rocky Mountain HIDTA in Denver. As the ISC manager, he oversees narcotics intelligence and analytical support for RMHIDTA.
"Quig" has an extensive background in narcotics investigations and supervising drug units including a gang task force for the FBI. As a subject matter expert in several aspects of drug enforcement, he regularly speaks at regional and national drug conferences. Additionally, Sergeant Quigley teaches at the Community College of Aurora (Colorado) and has taught classes for the RMHIDTA since 2003. Sgt Quigley will address some of the challenges the Rocky Mountain HIDTA has experineced with the legalization of marijuana in Colorado.
Joseph Arabit, Special Agent In Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration - Houston Division - Special Agent in Charge, Joseph Arabit, has a career that spans more than 25 years and both sides of the border. Arabit, a former San Antonio police officer, decided to become an agent after working on a DEA task force. He speaks Spanish and his assignments include work for the DEA in Sinaloa.His oversite of the Houston DEA division includes the Texas-Mexico border from the Rio Grande Valley to Eagle Pass. The region borders the troubled state Tamaulipas. He brings a unique perspective on the increasing local problem with synthetic drugs and will provide attendees with an update.
Leonard Kincaid, Director of the Houston Recovery Center - Leonard Kincaid is currently the Executive Director of the Houston Recovery Center which is in its third year of operation. His experience in the field of addiction and mental health has spanned over thirty years. Mr. Kincaid comes from a diverse background which has proven to be a tremendous value to the center and its clients. Educated in Texas and Mississippi, Mr. Kincaid has a Bachelors and Masters in Science, a Master’s in Business Administration, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. Active in community organizations that support individuals who experience mental health issues and addiction, Mr. Kincaid currently serves on the board of the Texas Recovers, Network of Behavioral Health Providers and Crisis Intervention Houston.
Nidal Moukaddam, MD PhD - Menninger Department of Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine and Medical Director, Stabilization, Treatment & Rehabilitation (STAR) Program for Psychosis