John started his career working in Pennsylvania before moving to Florida where he worked with a national child welfare agency and spent 21 years with that organization providing leadership and supervision for programs covering the continuum of services for youth. DISC is one of the founding members of the association and John currently a member of the Executive Committee for the Florida Juvenile Justice Association. John is also President-Elect for FADAA. John received his bachelor’s degree from Barry University. He recently received his certification as a Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional (CCJAP).