Stacia Murphy was elected to the Foundation’s Board in August 2013. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Smithers Fund for Alcoholism Prevention and Recovery at the Smithers Alcoholism Treatment and Training Center at St. John’s Riverside Hospital.
Ms. Murphy was President of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) from 1999-2006. Prior to that she was the Executive Director of the Alcoholism Council/Fellowship Center, the New York Affiliate of the NCADD, from 1984-1999.
She was a member of the advisory council of the National Institute on Alcholism and Alcohol Abuse (NIAAA) from 2000-2006 and was a member of the steering committee work group of the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) from 1999-2004 that addressed the issues of stigma and alcohol use disorder and drug abuse.
Consultant to the The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, ABT ASsociates, the R. Brinkley Smithers Institute for Alcohol-Related Workplace Studies, ILR School at Cornell University and Adjust Professor, New School University. She is currently a consultant to the Alcoholism Council of New York.
Ms. Murphy is a resident of New York City.