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DreamHour Speaker Series: Beverly Watts Davis

22jan11:00 am12:00 pmDreamHour Speaker Series: Beverly Watts Davis

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The DreamHour Speaker Series is made up of leaders within the local community, sharing their experiences and their hopes for creating a better tomorrow.

 

Beverly Watts Davis

Beverly Watts Davis is the Chief Officer for Resource Development and Program Support for WestCare Foundation and the Senior Vice President for Texas Operations. The WestCare Foundation operates in 19 States and 3 U.S. Territories to improve behavioral health, empower community residents, and reduce trauma and substance-abuse related community harm. She has over 30 years of experience in leading and managing public agencies, non-profit organizations, and private companies.  Ms. Watts Davis has served in many leadership capacities to include service at the Senior Executive Service level of the federal government as the Senior Advisor to the Administrator and Director of The Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP) at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) federal agency, the Executive Director of San Antonio Fighting Back, Inc. nonprofit agency, Senior Vice President of the United Way of San Antonio, State Director for the Corporation for National and Community Service, and an elected official in Austin/Travis County, Texas for 11 years.  She serves on the Board of Directors of the Ella Austin Community Center, the Housing First Homeless Community Coalition, and Annie’s List that supports women candidates for Texas political offices. She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA), the National Crime Prevention Council, the Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, the National Family Partnership, the National Center for Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Higher Education, the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Texas, and the Texas Mental Health Association.

Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 12:00 pm