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Faye Caldwell

Legal Advisor & Litigator

Caldwell Everson PLLC

  • Marijuana: Laws and Strategies
Speaker Bio
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

  • New Drugs on the Rise
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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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Nina French

President, Employer + Law Enforcement Solutions

Hound Labs, Inc.

  • Cannabis Legalization & The Future of THC Testing
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Nina M. French is the President of Employer and Law Enforcement Solutions at Hound Labs, Inc. Nina M. French began her career in the early years of the drug screening industry. Before joining Hound Labs, Nina spent over 29 years in the employee screening industry, first in a variety of management roles for one of the industry’s largest screening providers and most recently as the Managing Partner for the Current Consulting Group (CCG). Her experience includes product development, program design, vendor management, medical review, client success, marketing, and sales strategy. Nina also has extensive knowledge of and experience with drug testing statutes, regulations, and case law including chain of custody and alcohol and drug testing protocols. Nina is a graduate of the Catholic University of America and served as a board member of the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA). She is widely published and has been featured by US News and World Report, NBC News, EHS, OHS, SHRM, DATIA, SAPAA, NAPBS, and speaks at over 40 industry events annually.

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Bill Current

President and Founder

Current Consulting Group

  • Drug Testing Industry Update: Focus on CBD Oil & Marijuana
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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 Industry Update
  • Background Screening Litigation Strategies
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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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Kimberly Olszewski

President - AAOHN

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses/DISA Global Solutions

  • Occupational Health Industry Update and Outlook
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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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Colin Woods

GM - Industrial Division

DISA Global Solutions

  • 2022 Owner/Operator Survey & 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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Brady Quarles

AVP Energy Sales

DISA Global Solutions

  • Elevated Positivity Rates 2020/2021
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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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Morgan Reynolds

Director, Governance and Risk/Legal Counsel

DISA Global Solutions

  • Background Industry Update
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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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Steve Howell

AVP, Transportation

DISA Global Solutions

  • Roundtable: Transportation Industry Best Practices
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Steven Howell is the Sales Leader for DTC and joined DISA through the acquisition of his company where he served as CEO and President of ComplyFirst. Steve has over 20 yrs defining, designing and deploying strategies for sustainable and profitable businesses. Steve has held senior leadership roles at Sterling Backcheck developing business models yielding triple digit growth within enterprise markets. Prior to Sterling, Steve spent 15 years at Pall Corporation, a $2.7 Billion public company in various Vice President positions building new and profitable businesses and leading initiatives across North America, Western Hemisphere and the globe. Steve received a BSEE from Hofstra University, MS-MOT from New York University-Poly and graduate certificates from Columbia Business School and University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Amber Dossey

VP of Human Resources

DISA

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Amber Dossey is the VP of Human Resources for DISA Global Solutions. Prior to joining DISA, she was the head of the HR for a group of companies across 12 global locations. Amber is currently focused on the alignment of HR goals with company strategy and culture. Topics that consume her day include HR policy development and implementation, talent acquisition and training, and achieving HR operational excellence in an everchanging HR environment.Amber holds an MBA from Texas A&M University and a Bachelor’s degree focusing in Psychology and Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. She served as a United States Army Officer for four years and held various roles as an Intelligence Officer and Platoon Leader. During her free time, Amber loves to travel, scuba dive around the world, and spend time with her family (puppy included!).

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Charles Farone

Area Leader

DISA

  • Achieving True Fleet Management

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Brendon Brown

Vice President, Client Relations

DISA

  • Roundtable: Employee Screening Challenges in 2022

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