Agenda & Speakers

8:00am – 9:00am: Registration

9:00am – 9:05am: Welcome & Grant Overview by Kristie Copeland, RN – Chief Nursing Officer, Claiborne Memorial Medical Center

9:05am – 9:40am: The Growing Opioid Epidemic by Will Green – Drug Enforcement Agency

9:40am – 9:45am: Break

9:45am – 10:55am: Townhall Forum
Moderator: Mark Haynes, MD – Claiborne Parish Coroner, Chief of Staff at Claiborne Memorial Medical Center


  • Will Green & Derrick Pipes – DEA
  • Brent Hardy – Public Information Officer, LA State Police, Troop G
  • Tracy Wold – CFO, Pafford EMS and LA State Opioid Task Force
  • Tracie Ingram – Director, LA State Office of Rural Health
  • Doug Efferson – Executive Director, NWLA Human Services District
  • Daniel Bays – Claiborne Parish District Attorney’s Office
  • William Kennedy – Superintendant, Claiborne Parish School Board
  • Sheila Baxter – Licensed Professional Counselor

10:55am – 11:00am: Break

11:00am – 11:45am: Louisiana State Opioid Response (LaSOR) by Peyton Fisher – LaSOR Project Director, Louisiana Office of Behavioral Health

11:45am – 1:00pm: Lunch Catered by The Upper Crust

1:00pm – 2:00pm:  Recovery Panel

Moderator: Randy Davis, MD – Medical Director, Lincoln Nova Vital Treatment Center


  • Nathan Celivenger
  • Scott Brown
  • Jack McCrocklin
  • Corbin Ryland
  • Crystal Mitts

2:00pm: Closing remarks by Angie Costakis, Chief Information Officer, Claiborne Memorial Medical Center