January 26, 2024

NDASA News: Executive Director Jo McGuire Awarded CSAPA Designation


The National Drug and Alcohol Screening Association (NDASA Board of Directors congratulates Executive Director Jo McGuire for achieving the highly respected Certified Substance Abuse Program Administrator (CSAPA) designation, awarded by the Certification Commission for Drug and Alcohol Program Professionals (CCDAPP).

Jo has more than 14 years of experience in our industry, having operated as a Certified Profession Collector (CPC), Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT), Certified Professional Collector Trainer (CPCT), Designated Employer Representative Trainer (DER-T), and Medical Review Officer Team Member/Assistant (MRO-A) and was the founding Chairwoman of NDASA. Achieving the CSAPA designation represents her body of knowledge and commitment to the highest level of expertise through dedication to excellence in her profession.

CCDAPP is an independent, non-profit organization that acts as a certifying body for drug and alcohol program professionals who have chosen to be recognized as specialists with demonstrated proficiency in their field. The organization also is dedicated to enhancing the quality and level of professional knowledge of individuals providing drug and alcohol testing program services to the public. A CCDAPP certification reflects achievement, experience, and professional recognition from peer professionals in the drug and alcohol testing industry.

Since 1997, CCDAPP has represented achievement in industry knowledge, skills, and standards and proudly grants Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to NDASA education and training programs for members seeking their CSAPA or Certified Drug and Alcohol Program Administrator (CDAPA) designations. We encourage all experienced NDASA members to learn more about what CCDAPP has to offer at ccdapp.org.