CACC – California Association of Collaborative Courts
The photo is of San Joaquin County Superior Court Judge Richard Vlavianos receiving an award from the Century Council for our DUI Court Program. On December 10, 2012, The Century Council had its inaugural presentation of The Kevin E. Quinlan Awards for Excellence in Traffic Safety. A traffic safety pioneer, Kevin was the Chief of the Safety Advocacy Division of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and was instrumental in promoting state action on NTSB recommendations to reduce fatalities, injuries, and crashes in all modes of transportation. The Century Council is an independent, national not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking.
The following list of California’s drug court practitioners has distinguished themselves over the years through their innovation and leadership. To honor their achievements, the membership of the California Association of Drug Court Professionals nominated these individuals to be inducted into the National Association of Drug Court Professionals’ The Stanley M. Goldstein Drug Court Hall of Fame. As a result of nationwide voting each of these individuals has been formally inducted into The Stanley M. Goldstein Drug Court Hall of Fame.
Judge Stephen Manley – Santa Clara County, CA – 2003
Judge John Schwartz, President, NADCP Board of Directors and Judge Karen-Freeman Wilson, Executive Director, NADCP present Tim Smith, Mental Health Systems, Inc., with his award
Tim Smith – San Bernardino County, CA – 2006
Judge Darrell Stevens, Butte County, CA – 2008
Helen Harberts, Butte County, CA – 2013
Distinguished Leadership Awards
California Recipients of distinguished leadership awards also in the Drug Court Hall of Fame:
- Ron George – Sacramento, CA
- Judge Peggy Fulton Hora (ret.) – Castro Valley, CA
- Michael Judge – Los Angeles, CA
- Fran Jursco – San Francisco, CA
- Judge James Milliken – San Diego, CA
- Judge Patrick Morris – San Bernardino, CA
- Frank Tapia – Oakland, CA
- Judge Jeffrey Tauber – Berkeley, CA
- Bill Vickery – San Francisco, CA
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