Elaine currently holds the office of Immediate Past President of MACA. She has been a member of MACA since 1997, she has held the offices of Regional Rep, Secretary/Treasurer, Vice President, and President. Elaine has been the conference chairman for a few years and has served on several committees. She has been in the substance use disorder field since 1989. Elaine started as a detox nurse and worked her way up to a CRAADC. Since 2010, Elaine is the owner and operator of MADAC, Inc. She thoroughly enjoys being a part of MACA and loves the conferences. She believes she has only missed 2 or 3 since being a part of MACA.