Board President

Eric is co-founder and co-executive director of Life Recovery Center in Indianapolis. Additionally, he teaches as an adjunct professor for both the Indiana University School of Social Work at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and the Phylis Lan Lin Department of Social Work at the University of Indianapolis.

Curt Langhammer BA, CADAC IV, LCAC

Curt has been an active member of ICAADA since 1990. He has also served on the NAADAC Certification Board. Curt is the central region director of the Indiana Criminal Justice Association. Curt is the president of Addiction Counseling & Educational Services which provides outpatient addiction counseling. He is the director of Liberty Hall, a private, 300 bed, work release re-entry facility with contracts with the Indiana Department of Corrections and Marion County Community Corrections. Curt’s entire career has been helping people who suffer with addiction and those who are re-entering our communities after incarceration. He is an Indiana University graduate with a degree in Psychology.

Steve McCaffrey JD
Board Treasurer

Steve earned his undergraduate degree from Purdue University and his doctor of jurisprudence from Indiana University School of Law in Indianapolis, and has been with Mental Health America of Indiana since 1991. He is a recipient of the Webster-Kipfer Award for special achievement in public policy advocacy, a former vice chairman for Public Affairs and member of the board of directors of the National Mental Health Association, and former board member of the American Society of Mental Health Association Professionals. He has been named to the National Directory of “Who’s Who in Executives and Professionals” and by the Indiana Business Journal as a member of “Who’s Who in Indiana Health Care.” Steve has received gubernatorial appointments to the Indiana Mental Health Commission and the Medicaid Quality Advisory Committee. He currently serves as chair of the Division of Mental Health and Addiction Advisory Committee.

Michael D. Allen LCAC, ADS, ICAADC
Certification Chair

Mike Allen is a licensed clinical addiction counselor and acupuncture detoxification specialist who worked in the field of mental health and addiction treatment for nearly 40 years. He holds certifications as a certified alcohol and drug abuse counselor IV, and internationally certified advanced alcohol and drug counselor. In 1980, Mike completed the alcohol treatment specialist course through the United States Navy. He obtained a certificate in addiction treatment in 1996, and a bachelor’s degree in general studies in 2009, both from Indiana University. Mike is the recipient of ICAADA’s counselor of the year award and received a lifetime achievement award from the Indiana Addiction Issues Coalition. He is proud to be an honorably discharged veteran of the United States Marine Corps.

Veronica Ramos-Clark MHS, LCAC, CADAC IV, CCJP, CCDP-D
Board Member

Veronica is the director of Fresh Start Counseling Services with clinical responsibilities for offices in Hammond, Merrillville, and Valparaiso. She has worked in the addiction field for over 17 years and has a bachelors degree in psychology and addictionology from Calumet College and a masters in health science from Governors State University. Veronica is active and influential as a community volunteer in Griffith as well as a wife and mother of two. She is a sports enthusiast following football, hockey and baseball and is often seen as the team mom for her son’s baseball team coached by her husband. Her goal is to continue to make a positive difference within the community and her family.

Brandon Andrews
Board Member

Brandon has been in full time ministry at Wheeler Mission since 2008. He has served in all of the many different levels of the addiction recovery treatment process. Brandon is currently serving as the director of the Men’s Residential Center for Wheeler Mission Ministries, which is a 110-bed facility that helps the poor and marginalized find hope and restoration. He has been CADAC II-credentialed through ICAADA for five years. He graduated with high honors from Crossroads Bible College in 2012 with a degree in ministry and leadership. Brandon currently lives in Noblesville with his wife and son.

Anna Caldwell PhD, LCSW, LCAC, CADAC III
Past President

Anna has been a substance abuse counselor for twenty years. She received her alcohol and drug certification in 1988. She has served on the ICAADA board off and on since the 1990s. Anna also has served on a number of boards as well as the president of the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation in 2005 and 2006. She completed her masters at Indiana University in social work and her doctorate at Southern California University. She has been an employee of Volunteers of America of Indiana since 1984 and a member of their executive team for nine years.

Dennis R. Greene LCAC, CADAC IV
Past President

Dennis has been certified by ICAADA since 1977. He has served on the ICAADA certification board and many other state and local boards. Although he has been an active addiction counselor since 1976, his main strength and academia is social services administration. He graduated with honors and 210 undergraduate credit hours from Martin University majoring in social service administration and minor in addiction counseling. In addition, he has 12 graduate credit hours from Western Michigan University in addiction counseling. Dennis has been the executive director and clinical addiction counselor for Christian Counseling and Addiction Services, Inc. since 1980 and is the president of Christian Recovery House, Inc. His goals are for ICAADA to continue to provide the most prestigious and most ethical certification for our present and future members. Dennis is grateful for ICAADA and prays that he may be a blessing to our organization.