Rookie Appointed Addiction Commission Director

Mary Ellen Glynn

Mary Ellen Glynn

Oregon Department of Human Services Director Dr. Bruce Goldberg, M.D., has selected Mary Ellen Glynn as the executive director of Oregon’s Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission.

Ms. Glynn’s resume shows no experience at all in addiction treatment or medical services. Her experience is in public relations.

The commission is made up of 22 members and includes representatives from the drug and alcohol recovery community, business, law enforcement, health care and education. Names and association of the members of the commission have not been made public yet.

UPDATE – Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission Scrambles to Find Funds, Lund Report, May 2011
UPDATE – As of 4/2013 this commission is out of business.