1. Calvina L. Fay
Calvina Fay is the Executive Director of Drug Free America Foundation and Save Our Society From Drugs (S.O.S.). Drug Free America Foundation provides education to the public about the dangers of drugs of abuse and efforts to legalize drugs. S.O.S. conducts political activities to combat drug legalization efforts. Professor Fay is also the Director of the International Scientific and Medical Forum on Drug Abuse, a brain-trust of the world's leading physicians and scientific scholars dedicated to advancing research on drug use and drug abuse. Professor Fay is the former Executive Director of the Drug Free Business Alliance (DBA), a Houston-based nonprofit coalition of member businesses involved in attacking the drug problem in the workplaces of the Texas Gulf Coast area. DBA has served as a model program for other U.S. cities and in several other countries.
Professor Fay has been an outspoken advocate against the legalization of drugs for over 20 years. She was a founding board member of S.O.S. and was president of Drug Watch International, a network engaged in combating the drug legalization movement globally. Professor Fay has served as an advisor to the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy as well as several political leaders, including President Bush, on drug policy issues.
In August 2008, Professor Fay won the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Nonprofit Businesswoman of the Year award for her tireless efforts and leadership in the drug prevention and policy field.
Professor Fay has over 25 years of experience in the drug prevention field and is considered a pioneering expert on workplace drug abuse prevention programs. She has authored several books, including The Supervisor's Handbook For Preventing Drug Abuse in The Workplace and Starting a Drug Free Business Initiative, as well as numerous newsletters and publications in the field on regional and national levels. She was the managing editor and co-author of A Report on Employer Attitudes and the Impact of Drug Control Strategies on Workplace Productivity. She also served as the managing editor of a monograph titled Drug Abuse in the Decade of the Brain.
Professor Fay holds a master's degree in business administration, and she has founded, built and sold two successful businesses. She is a professor at the Argentina Universidad del Salvador.