Drug Speaker Biography
Bobby Gordon’s award-winning career spans 18 years in higher education as an instructor, advisor, marketing specialist, consultant, and alcohol/other drug counselor.  Bobby has partnered with communities, federal agencies, professional organizations, and local and state law enforcement to develop, create, advise, and assess a variety alcohol/other drug prevention programs.  His expertise includes social normative media, federal grant projects, evidenced-based prevention, and curriculum development.  His unique insights into other drugs, including ecstasy, cocaine, and “club drugs” has earned him notoriety among the AOD prevention community.  His work spans organizations like Major League Baseball (MLB); BACCHUS Network; Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors; U.S. Department of Justice; and the Greater Cleveland Club Drugs Task Force.  Bobby proudly served higher education on the Board of the Coalition of Higher Education Associations for Substance Abuse Prevention from 1997-2010.
Bobby Gordon, MA, MBA
professional affiliations and Service

Bobby Gordon’s service throughout his career has focused on volunteering for , partnering with, and providing service to various professional organizations, federal and community agencies including:

ACPA Alcohol/Other Drug Commission
Ad Council
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
American Council on Education (ACE)
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA)
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Foundation
Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP)
Century Council
Greater Cleveland Club Drugs Task Force
Higher Education Center (HEC)
Coalition of Higher Education Associations for Substance Abuse
Interfraternity Institute (IFI)
Kappa Sigma International Fraternity
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Speaker’s Bureau/CHOICES Grant Reader
NASPA Greek Summit
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC)
North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) Alcohol Summit
Omega Delta Phi Fraternity, Inc.
Tucson/University of Arizona AOD Campus/Community Coalition
Southwest Institute for Research on Women (SIROW)
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
University of Akron Campus-Community AOD Task Force
Miami Up Front Drug Center (FL)
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Justice
Wingspan LGBT Community Center


Distinguished Service Leadership Award, GPGLCC, 2015
Pride Prismatic Award, Ion AZ, 2015
GPGLCC, Board Member (2014-Present)
GCPA, Board Member (2011-2014)
NSAC Judge (AAF, 2009)
Sue Kraft Fussell Distinguished Service Award (AFA, 2007)
Distinguished Faculty Award (BMC, 2005)
Volunteer of the Year Award (AFA, 2002 & 2003)
Program Advisor of the Year (UA, 2000)
CoHEASP Board, 1997-2010http://chttp://www.collegesubstanceabuseprevention.org/index.htmshapeimage_5_link_0shapeimage_5_link_1
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Peer educator training
conference breakouts
Project/Grant Assessments 
faculty training
volunteer training
roundtable discussions
student/staff retreats

presentations and Educational Services
Alpha Xi Delta Consultant/Alumnae Training
Arizona Diamondbacks/MLB
Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors*
Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values*
Ashland University
Arizona State University*
Augsburg College
BACCHUS General Assembly & Regional Conferences*
Beta Theta Pi Regional Leadership Conference
Boston College
Bryant College
Caledonia High School (Columbus, MS)
California Polytechnic State University
Christ School (Arden, NC)*
Coastal Carolina University*
Cuyahoga Community College
Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office
Delta Gamma Leadership Conference
Davidson College
Denison University
Eastern Michigan University*
Florida State University*
Front Range Greek Conference (FRGC)
Indiana Tech
Indiana-Purdue University/Fort Wayne
John Hopkins University
Junior Auxiliary of Columbus, MS
Kappa Sigma Fraternity Grand Conclave
Kent State University*
Lake County Sheriff’s Office
Lewis University
Louisiana State University
Loyola University (New Orleans)*
Marymount Manhattan College
Miami University of Ohio
Muhlenberg College*
Muskingum University
NCAA CHAMPS-Life Skills Conference
New Hope High School (Columbus, MS)
Northern Arizona University
North Canton City Schools
North Carolina State University
Nova Southeastern University*
Maricopa Community Colleges
Massillon City Schools
NASPA/ACPA Joint Meeting
Newcomb College Institute
Oasis Center for Sexual Assault*
Occidental College
Ohio State University*
Phi Beta Sigma Regional Conference
Phi Delta Theta Leadership College
Pima County Sheriff’s Office
Sacred Heart Academy
Sigma Phi Epsilon Regional Conference
Sigma Pi Province Leadership Program
Southeast Interfraternity Conference (SEIFC)*
Southeast Panhellenic Conference (SEPC)
Southwest Texas State University
Springfield College
St. Francis University
State University of New York-Oneonta
Summit County Sheriff’s Office
Tulane University
UA CHS Continuing Education Week
University of Akron*
University of Arizona*
University of California-Davis*
University of California-Berkeley
University of Dayton*
University of Denver
University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana
University of Miami (FL)*
University of Nevada-Las Vegas*
University of North-Carolina-Chapel Hill*
University of North Texas
University of Oregon
University of Rhode Island
University of St. Francis
University of San Diego
University of South Carolina - Columbia
University of Southern Florida
University of Texas at Dallas*
University of Wisconsin-Madison
U.S. Department of Education: Annual Meeting for Alcohol, Other Drug, & Violence Prevention
Vanderbilt University
Washington State University
             *indicates multiple/annual programs

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