AALA Congratulates Anne Hazlett on New White House Post

On Feb. 7, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) Jim Carroll announced Anne Hazlett as the office’s senior adviser for rural affairs. Previously Anne has served as  Chief Counsel to the Majority on the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, to lead the Rural Development agencies at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

At ONDCP, Hazlett will help form policy focused on improving the quality of life in rural America, coordinate interagency efforts on drug control activity impacting rural communities, and build coalitions and grassroots strategies in these areas centered on prevention, treatment and recovery.

Hazlett is former chairperson of the AALA Membership Committee, a former member of the AALA Board of Directors, and has been a frequent speaker at the annual AALA symposium.