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Dear Substance Abuse Professional,

Please read this final announcement regarding the 2015 Election for Board members. Information about the election can also be found by clicking the blue button that reads “Election Information” on the website.

Best wishes,

Barden Culbreth
Executive Director

2015 Election is Underway!

The North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board conducts election(s) from its body every year in the Spring.


Only fully licensed or certified persons are eligible to vote. Each qualifying professional shall have one (1) vote. In addition, only fully licensed or certified professionals may run for a Board seat. LCAS-Associates and CSAC-Interns may not hold a Board seat or run for a seat on the Board.


A qualifying professional may vote in all races on the ballot. For example, a person living in the Eastern district will be able to vote for all races, including the race for the Western District seat.


2015 Slate of Candidates

Note: As of 2015, ballots will no longer be mailed through the USPS to the qualifying professional. Ballots will be obtained by logging into LearningBuilder on May 11.


2015 Election Cycle: Election Nominations Begin: March 10, 2015
Election Nominations Close: May 8, 2015
Ballot Learning Plans Open: May 11, 2015
Ballot Learning Plans Close: June 10, 2015
Ballots Counted: June 11, 2015
Results Announced to Board: June 12, 2015
All Nominees Contacted: June 15, 2015
New Board Member Orientation: September 10, 2015
New Board Members Sworn-In and Seated: September 11, 2015


The following seats are to be voted on in 2015:

Lidia Bly-Herman (Eastern)
Worth Bolton (S. Central)
Flay Lee (At Large)
Phil Mooring (Eastern)