At its 2013 Semi-Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, USA, the IC&RC Board of Directors elected Annie Ramniceanu, MS, LCMHC, LADC, Associate Executive Director of Clinical Programs at Spectrum Youth & Family Services, as the organization’s Vice President. She will hold office until Fall 2014.
Ramniceanu has worked at Spectrum for over 15 years, and she has focused on creating an organization where every system is based on research and evidence based practices. She has alos been the Principle Investigator on a three-year Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) ROSC grant and an Adolescent Treatment Enhancement grant. Currently, she is the Chair of the Vermont Alcohol and Drug Certification Board, and since October 2011, she was served as IC&RC’s Marketing Committee Chair.
Ramniceanu attended Amherst College and is a graduate of Columbia University. She completed a Master’s in Science in Counseling at the University of Vermont. She is licensed in Vermont as both a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Alcohol and Drug Counselor.
In 2012, she was awarded the Burlington Business & Professional Women (BPW) Woman of Achievement award. She was also chosen as one of Vermont’s 25 Most Outstanding Women by Vermont Works for Women Labor of Love 25th anniversary celebration.
“I am very honored to serve the IC&RC as Vice President and look forward to contributing my skills and knowledge to a great organization and dedicated leadership team,” said Ramniceanu after the election.
During the meeting, the Board of Directors also approved Minnesota Certification Board to adopt the Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) and Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDPD) credentials.