Charles G. Curie is the principal and founder of THE CURIE GROUP, LLC, a management and consult­ing firm working with leaders in the healthcare field.  From 2001-2006, he served as the head of the Sub­stance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the agency responsible for improv­ing the accountability, capacity, and effectiveness of the Nation’s…

Scott Wexler is the Executive Director of the Empire State Restaurant & Tavern Association. Scott is a trained instructor in responsible beverage service and serves as the Director of the Association’s Alcohol Training Awareness Program, the first server training program approved in New York State.

Laurie Malcom, MPH

Event Planner, Responsible Retailing Forum

Laurie Malcom, MPH has been the event planner for RRF since 2006. She is also an accredited Event Planner with IATAN, the International Air Transport Association. She obtained her Real Estate license in 2002, and is currently a Realtor with William Raveis Real Estate in Newton, MA She holds a Realtor seat on the Newton…

Director of Program Management, Responsible Retailing Forum

Maureen DeJong is the Director of Program Management, Responsible Retailing Forum and provides administrative and programmatic support to the Responsible Retailing Forum and RRF Field Services, Inc. She also works at the Wayland, MA Council on Aging, where she coordinates a large cadre of volunteers, prepares monthly newsletters, and organizes special events. Over the years,…

Shannon Adams

Director of Stakeholder Relations, Responsible Retailing Forum

Shannon Adams works with the Responsible Retailing Forum as the Director of Stakeholder Relations and is helping to build community awareness and support among public and private stakeholders in communities across the country. Shannon works with industry partners and community leaders to expand the responsible retailing programs, in a collaborative, problem-solving approach to assisting licensees…

Gary M. Zizka is a consultant specializing in public policy and corporate social responsibility at the Washington, DC firm OFW Law. Previously, he served as Vice President, Public Policy for Diageo North America, Inc. His responsibilities at Diageo included developing responsible drinking programs and supervising the review of all U.S. marketing materials for compliance with…

Read deButts is a principal of OTM Partners, a firm specializing in the development and management of nationally branded communications programs with a focus on corporate social responsibility campaigns. Prior to OTM Partners, he directed the We Card Program, a national effort to assist tobacco retailers to comply with tobacco sales to minors laws.

Brad S. Krevor, Ph.D. RRForum President, is the Principal Investigator for a series of Small Business Innovation Research awards from the National Institutes of Health to translate RRForum research findings into sustainable systems to reduce underage sales and over-service of alcohol. From 1990-2009, at the Heller Graduate School, Brandeis University, he assisted Attorneys General in…

Joel W. Grube, Ph.D. is Senior Research Scientist and Director of the Prevention Research Center, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, in Berkeley, California. He was a member of the Institute of Medicine / National Research Council Committee on Developing a Strategy to Reduce and Prevent Underage Drinking (2002-2003) for the National Academies of Science. He…

Kathie Durbin is the Division Chief of Licensure, Regulation and Education for the Montgomery County (MD) Department of Liquor Control. A former Responsible Beverage Instructor for the State of Maryland and contractor for Montgomery County Health and Human Services, she managed state and county grants and oversaw the substance abuse prevention network. As the Executive…