Pete Nielsen is the interim executive director for the California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CAADAC), the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (CCBADC), and the California Foundation for the Advancement of Addiction Professionals (CFAAP). Mr. Nielsen has worked in education as a campus director, academic dean, and an instructor. He has also work in the substance use disorders field for seventeen years as an interventionist, family recovery specialist, counselor, and administrator.
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