Director, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention
Senior Legislative Attorney
Vice President, Professional Affairs
President, American Society of Addiction Medicine
Coordinator, Public Health and Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Project, National Emerging Threat Initiative
Director of the National Mental Health and Substance Use Policy Laboratory
Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Senior Advisor to the Director, Office of Science Policy and Communications
Mr. Laredo began his federal career as a program specialist with the National Institute of Justice, U.S. Department of Justice. During his tenure with the Institute, he worked in a number of program areas, including drugs and crime issues. Mr. Laredo received his Master’s degree in Public Affairs from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania.
Co-Founder & Executive Director
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Judge Tapp has devoted a substantial portion of judicial career to the development of effective substance abuse and community treatment programs.
Currently, Judge Tapp serves as the Chairperson of Kentucky’s Circuit Judges Education Committee and in that capacity is responsible for the education of all general jurisdiction and family court judges. Until 2017, Judge Tapp served as Co-Chairperson of the Judicial Child Fatality Task Force which focused on the safety of children within the judicial and child protective system. He also currently serves as a member of the Governor’s Criminal Justice Policy Assessment Council and the U.S. Coordinating Council for Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Judge Tapp is a frequent speaker and author on a wide variety of justice related issues and formerly an adjunct professor at the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law.
Judge Tapp received his J.D. in 1993 from the University of Louisville Brandeis School of Law, a M.S. in Criminal Justice Administration from Chaminade University of Honolulu in 1991, and a B.A. from Morehead State University in 1983.