June 12, 2023

Starting on June 25, the NADCP RISE Conference will once again gather the leading names in treatment, law, and recovery in Houston, Texas. And as a Silver Sponsor of this year’s event, PharmChem and the PharmChek® Drugs of Abuse Sweat Patch will be ready to connect with innovators and leaders throughout the event!

Visit Our Booth

Between sessions, come to Booth 708 and say hello to our PharmChek® team! We’ll have Chief Revenue Officer and veteran PharmChek® representative Kerri Wagner and sales team members Jennifer Rankin, Kimberly Henderson, Matthew Hartley, Murray Brooks, Richard Combs, and Doug Crook.

We are always excited to connect and answer any questions you might have about the PharmChek® Drugs of Abuse Sweat Patch.

RISE23 Panel Discussion

Don’t miss the PharmChek® RISE23 Panel Discussion, taking place on Tuesday, June 27, from 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm (Track 32: Innovation and Technology III) in Room 370 D/E. The PharmChek® team will facilitate an engaging and informative discussion with our panelists.


Edward Gilligan

Director of Yuma County Juvenile Justice Center, Yuma, AZ

Edward Gilligan is the Director of Juvenile Court Services in Yuma, Arizona. In a professional career spanning three decades, he has held executive leadership positions in two branches of government, the private sector, juvenile and adult probation departments, urban and rural communities, and in organizations small and large. He prides himself on helping teams capitalize on new technology, use data to enhance decision-making, and fearlessly embrace change to improve the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities

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Nearly 20 years ago while working as a probation officer in Tucson, Arizona, his career intersected with the drug court paradigm, and he has continued to support the successful implementation, operation, and transformation of programs in every jurisdiction he has served. Currently, he is guiding a long-standing juvenile drug court in its effort to improve outcomes by individualizing service plans, implementing minimal conditions, and taking new approaches to support recovery.

Edward holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a Master of Science degree in Management and Executive Leadership from the American College of Financial Services

Tabitha Arnsdorf

Case Manager, Muscogee County Adult Drug Court, Columbus, GA

Tabitha Arnsdorf is a person in long-term recovery. She graduated the Muscogee County Adult Drug Court in Columbus Georgia in June 2020. After graduating from the program, Ms. Arnsdorf became a Certified Peer Specialist in Georgia and started working with the same program she graduated from.

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Ms. Arnsdorf is employed as a Case Manager with the court's semi-independent residential program. Tabitha is the proud mother of three boys, a community advocate for recovery, and sets an amazing example for others who wish to change their lives.

Judge Gregory G. Pinski

Treatment Court Consulting Group, LLC

Gregory G. Pinski is a retired Montana district judge. He earned his Bachelor of Arts, magna cum laude, in political science and journalism and Juris Doctor, with distinction, from the University of North Dakota. Before attending law school, Judge Pinski worked at the White House in the Office of Presidential Scheduling for President Bill Clinton.

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Before taking the bench, Judge Pinski taught at the University of Minnesota Law School and practiced law in Minnesota and Montana. As a district judge, he sat by designation on the Montana Supreme Court and served on the Montana Drug Treatment Court Advisory Committee. Judge Pinski is an elected member of the American Law Institute and Uniform Law Commission.

Judge Pinski founded a veterans treatment court and presided over a drug treatment court for eight years. He is a frequent author and commentator on treatment courts, and he worked closely with the Harvard Law School Access to Justice Lab to design a comparative study on treatment court processes. As a member of the National Judicial Opioid Task Force, he authored federal, state, and tribal jurisdictional transfer agreements to expand access to treatment courts. Judge Pinski also drafted the Model Veterans Treatment Court Act for the Uniform Law Commission.

In the private sector, Judge Pinski is the president of Treatment Court Consulting Group, LLC, providing evaluation, research, training, and technical assistance services to the National Association of Drug Court Professionals, National Drug Court Institute, Justice for Vets, Tribal Law and Policy Institute, and treatment courts across the United States.

Dayna Solomon

Coordinator, Muscogee County Adult Drug Court, Director of the Chattahoochee Judicial Drug Testing Lab, and Director of the PORCH Project

Dayna Newton has served as the Muscogee County Adult Drug Court Coordinator since January of 2013. She is currently serving as a member of the faculty for NADCP.

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She has an extensive background in grant writing and award management. Her previous work includes serving State and Superior courts as a misdemeanor and felony Probation Officer, serving as the Specialized Probation Supervisor, Director of Midtown Recovery Center (IOP), and Project Director over several SAMHSA-funded grant programs. She is a Certified Accountability Court Coordinator in the state of Georgia through the Carl Vinson Institute of Government at the University of Georgia. Dayna received her undergraduate degree from Georgia Southern University, a certificate in Addictions Counseling from Darton College, and holds a Masters of Public Administration from Columbus State University. She is a proud blue line wife and mother.