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Faye Caldwell

Legal Advisor & Litigator

Caldwell Everson PLLC

  • Cannabis - New State Laws and Testing Consideration
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Trial attorney, adviser, speaker focusing primarily on all aspects of drugs of abuse testing, representing and advising laboratories, collectors, employers, MROs and TPAs to ensure legal compliance and enhance workplace safety.

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Dr. David Kuntz

Executive Director of Analytical Toxicology

Clinical Reference Laboratory

  • Emerging Drug Trends: Δ8-THC, Fentanyl, Designer Benzodiazepines
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Dr. Kuntz has been with CRL since 2006 and is a Board Certified Toxicologist. He is a national expert in urine adulteration and drug detection in urine, oral fluid, hair, and sweat using GC/MS, GC/MS/MS and LC/MS/MS. He has worked in workplace drug testing for over twenty years. He has testified extensively for employment hearings, child endangerment proceedings, military court-martial courts, Federal merit system protection boards, the FAA, and Department of Energy regarding drug use, interpretation, and adulteration of urine samples. In addition to workplace testing, Dr. Kuntz has been involved for many years in developing drugs of abuse testing panels for medical professionals. Dr. Kuntz is an inspector for the SAMHSA and CAP forensic drug testing programs. He currently serves on the editorial board for Clinical & Forensic Toxicology News and as a consultant to the MRO Examination Development Committee for the Medical Review Officer Certification Council (MROCC). Dr. Kuntz received his B.S. in Pharmacy from North Dakota State University and practiced five years as a retail and hospital pharmacist. He went on to receive his Masters of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Oklahoma and his Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from North Dakota State University. He further completed a post-doctoral program in biochemical toxicology at Washington State University and the University of Utah.

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Bill Current

President and Founder

Current Consulting Group

  • The Dangers of a Non-Drug Testing Drug Testing Program
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Bill Current is the author of “Why Drug Testing: Updated and Expanded for 2020,” as well as 9 other books on substance-related issues. He founded the Current Consulting Group in 1998 and it has become the number one recognized brand name in compliance, business development, and operations consulting in the drug testing industry. Bill is a frequent speaker at webinars and conferences around the country.

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Dan Horvath

Vice President, Safety Policy

American Trucking Associations

  • ATA Safety Regulatory Update
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Dan Horvath is the Vice President of Safety Policy at the American Trucking Associations. Dan came to ATA in March of 2018 as Director of Safety Policy after more than five years as Director of Compliance and Safety at TransForce Inc. Prior to that role, Dan was a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration auditor, examining new commercial carriers for regulatory compliance. Before his time at FMCSA, Dan spent several years in the operations and safety department at Mlaker Transportation Inc., a Pennsylvania-based motor coach and student transportation company. In September 2018, Dan was promoted to ATA’s Vice President of Safety Policy. In this role, he represents ATA and its safety agenda before federal and state government regulators and various non-governmental organization. Dan, a proud CDL holder, is a 2017 graduate of the LEAD ATA program, a long-time volunteer at the National Truck Driving Championships, and serves on multiple committees with the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance.

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Pam Devata

Labor and Employment Partner

Seyfarth Shaw

  • Background Screening Back to Basics (Plus more!)
  • Background Screening Industry Update
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Pamela Devata is a Labor and Employment Partner at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Chicago, IL. Pam leads Seyfarth’s nationwide Background Screening, Litigation, and Compliance Team. She’s a national authority and firm go-to for all issues related to the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), background screening compliance, use of criminal and credit history, and Electronic Signature issues, as well as online and manual employment applications. A nationally recognized employment counselor, Pam has participated in numerous interviews, speeches, webinars, and training to employers on the subject of criminal history and credit checks. She has leveraged her niche area of expertise into a thriving class action practice. She counsels both employers, resellers, and consumer reporting agencies of background information on compliance requirements under FCRA and related state laws, develops procedures for appropriately handling high-volume national hiring needs, and she regularly litigates these issues on a single-plaintiff and class-wide basis, as in EEOC v. Kaplan Higher Education Corp., throughout the country. Pam also testified before the EEOC at a Public Meeting regarding the use of credit checks in employment in Washington, D.C. Pam is also a certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and was formerly an adjunct professor of Legal Writing at Chicago-Kent College of Law.

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Colin Woods

General Manager, Industrial Division

DISA Global Solutions

  • One DISA - Overview of DISA’s Entire Product Suite
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Colin Woods has been in the drug testing industry since 2002 when he started with DISA. He has over 20 years of sales management experience, including four years with Kraft Foods. Colin is responsible for all aspects of the Energy Division at DISA including sales, operations, and customer service. During his career with DISA, he has focused on growth throughout the energy and transportation industries. Colin is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a BBA in Business Administration.

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Kimberly Olszewski

President - AAOHN

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses/DISA Global Solutions

  • Occupational Health Industry Update & Spotlight on Employee Violence
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Dr. Kim Olszewski is an ANCC board certified adult nurse practitioner and is a Certified Occupational Health Nurse Specialist and Case Manager from the American Board of Occupational Health Nurses. In 2007, she received her Fellowship (FAAOHN) distinction from the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN), and in 2020 she received her Fellowship (FAAN) distinction from the American Academy of Nursing . Dr. Olszewski currently serves on the AAOHN Board of Directors as President-Elect, and is past President of the Northeast Association of Occupational Health Nurses and the Pennsylvania Association of Occupational Health Nurses. Most recently she received an invitation from the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary, Alex Azar, to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), for a term beginning January 1, 2021 and ending December 31, 2024. Dr Olszewski has presented extensively at national and international conferences over the past 15 years on various topics, including DOT certification, Marketing OHNs, Fatigue Management, Healthy People 2020, Social Media Integration and Diagnostic Updates. Olszewski is Director of Client and Provider Services and Nurse Practitioner at DISA Global Solutions in Lewisburg, PA and is Graduate Program Coordinator, Nurse Practitioner & DNP Program Director & Breiner Family Endowed Nursing Professor at Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, PA.

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Morgan Reynolds

Director, Governance and Risk/Legal Counsel

DISA Global Solutions

  • Background Screening Back to Basics (Plus more!)
  • Transportation Compliance – Are your practices Compliant, Good, or Industry Leading?
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Morgan Reynolds is the Director of Backgrounds Compliance for DISA Global Solutions. He has more than a decade of experience overseeing the daily compliance and regulation functions related to pre-employment law. He interprets complex legislation, guidelines and recommendations and presents them to DISA and their customers’ in appropriate context for simple comprehension. He led DISA’s recent successful Professional Background Screener Association Accreditation application and oversaw the review of our program by the third party auditor. When not working, Morgan enjoys spending time with his family, playing golf and traveling.

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Brady Quarles

AVP, Industrial Sales

DISA Global Solutions

  • DISA's Drug Testing Industry Update – Challenges, Threats, and Tools
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Brady Quarles has been in the employee screening industry since 2006 when he started with DISA Global Solutions. He has over 22 years of sales and sales management experience, including six years with Dell Computers. As AVP of Energy Sales, Brady oversees a customer-focused sales group that provides consultative solutions for organizations in need. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family, BBQ, exercise, and watching sports.

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Ray Proctor

Area Leader

DISA Global Solutions

  • The Whole Truck: All You Need to Know About Asset Compliance
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Ray Proctor is an Area Leader in CA with DISA Transportation Compliance and has been with the company 2 years. Prior to joining DISA, Ray spent several years working with various Fleets managing their complex compliance needs as it relates to their assets. Rays focus is primarily directed towards the Licensing and Permitting needs for both Intrastate and Interstate carriers which allows Fleet compliance in all jurisdictions.

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Steven Spencer

General Manager, Transportation

DISA Global Solutions

  • Transportation Compliance - Are Your Practices Compliant, Good, or Industry Leading?

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Eden Hutchinson

Compliance Investigation Manager

DISA Global Solutions

  • Adverse Action - Creating a Compliant Process Start to Finish
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Eden has a strong passion for Quality, Compliance, and background screening. She started her career within the industry in 2012 and has held positions in quality assurance, internal auditing, process improvement, and compliance management. She currently manages the Background Screening Compliance Team at DISA Global Solutions, focusing on compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and applicable state law and regulation.

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Bryan Price

Chief of Drug & Alcohol Programs Division

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

  • FMCSA Safety, Regulatory, and Clearinghouse Update
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For over 25 years now, Bryan has been directly involved in developing DOT truck and bus safety enforcement programs on a national level. Most notably, he led development and implementation of FMCSA’s performance-based safety measurement systems used to identify high-risk motor carriers and drivers for enforcement intervention. In addition, he led successful implementation of data system connections and partnerships between FMCSA and commercial truck license plate agencies in all 50 States making it more difficult for unsafe companies to remain licensed. Between 2014 and 2021, Bryan served as Chief of the FMCSA’s North American Borders Division working with the Governments of Mexico and Canada on implementing the land transportation provisions of NAFTA and other cross-border truck and bus safety issues. In the Fall of 2021, he began his current position as Chief of FMCSA’s Drug & Alcohol Programs Division.

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Stacy Johnson

Federal Program Specialist

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

  • FMCSA Safety, Regulatory, and Clearinghouse Update
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Stacy Johnson, Transportation Specialist from FMCSA’s Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse. I have been with the Agency for 18 years, starting as a Safety Investigator in the Rhode Island Division Office. I transitioned to Federal Program Specialist in 2016. I have been a member of FMCSA’s National Drug and Alcohol Technical Advisory Group since 2014 and I have been Vice Chair of the team since 2020. I recently transitioned to Transportation Specialist to the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Program Office out of our headquarters office.

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Todd Higey

General Counsel

Global HR Research

  • Social Media Searches - What You Need to Know
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Practicing law for the last twenty-five years, Todd Higey currently serves as General Counsel to Global HR Research, a consumer reporting agency specializing in employment-related background checks. Among other duties, Mr. Higey manages the Company’s compliance with those federal and state laws and regulations governing the background screening industry. A frequent speaker to employer groups, he explores strategies for creating and conducting successful background screening programs. He brings a unique perspective to the compliance and business challenges associated with background screening, having not only served as inhouse counsel but also having engaged in private practice as a litigator and trial attorney, representing business and employers, concentrating in labor and employment law, trying cases in court, and advising employers on best practices. In years past, Mr. Higey served as a Board Member for the Birmingham Society for Human Resources Management, a Board Member of the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA), and President of the Alabama Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). Currently he serves on PBSA’s Government Relations Committee, and he is the Treasurer of the Alabama ACC.

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Yvette Farnsworth Baker, Esq

Senior Legal Consultant

Current Consulting Group

  • RTD - Why Return to Duty Programs are More Important Than Ever
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Yvette Farnsworth Baker, Esq. is Current Consulting Group’s Senior Legal Consultant. She is a licensed attorney, a member of the bar in Florida, and has practiced law for 15 years. As an expert in drug and alcohol testing case law, Yvette regularly consults on state law and federal regulation questions in addition to authoring articles for industry publications.

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Aaron Atkinson

Senior VP of Marketing

Houndlabs

  • Roundtable with the Experts: Detection vs. Impairment + the Benefits of Breath Testing for Cannabis
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Aaron Atkinson has 15+ years in drug testing, healthcare, and marketing leadership. He has degrees in communications and business administration. Aaron previously held roles in marketing and data analytics at Quest Diagnostics.

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Rick Tennant

Vice President

Current Consulting Group

  • The Dangers of a Non-Drug Testing Drug Testing Program
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Rick is the Vice President of Business Development for CCG. He has more than 25 years of experience in the drug and alcohol testing industry. Rick provides expert consulting to clients in the areas of business development, marketing, and sales training and support. He helps clients penetrate new markets and create strategic partnerships within the industry.

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