Dee Cloward is a person in long-term recovery, a professional project manager, and an active volunteer leader for several organizations. She manages Special Event Webinars and podcasts for SMART Recovery® and also coordinates the nonprofit’s Court and Corrections Outreach programs. Cloward has worn many volunteer hats for SMART over the years – serving as facilitator, message board administrator and liaison, and director of training. She has written thousands of posts on SMART’s online message board — providing hope to others battling drug and alcohol addiction. Cloward, who also volunteers at her church, was recently awarded SMART Recovery’s highest honor — The Joseph Gerstein Award for Exemplary Service.