Board of Directors

Stacia Murphy


Stacia Murphy was elected to the Foundation’s Board in August 2013, elected Secretary in January 2015 and Treasurer in 2019. She is a member of the Smithers Center at Columbia University Medical Center.

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 NCADD, from 1984—1999.

She was a member of the advisory council of the National Institute on Alcoholism 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 alcoholism and drug abuse.

Consultant to The Christopher D. Smithers Foundation, ABT Associates, the R. Brinkley
Smithers Institute for Alcohol—Related Workplace Studies, ILR School at Cornell University and Adjunct Professor, New School University.

Stacia Murphy lives in Charleston, South Carolina.

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