Sadie Thompson, Chief Innovation Officer of Wellbeing Initiative, Inc., has been working for 18 years in the wellness and recovery fields. She’s authored the State Certified PEERiodical Peer Support Training, The Wellbeing Initiative, Inc. Provider Employee Training Manual, and The Whole Health Employment Support and Training Program. Sadie Thompson has experience in executive leadership, nonprofit development, facilitation of professional education, federal grant management, legislative advocacy, curriculum development, organizational culture assessment, and integration of Recovery Oriented Systems of Care. Her lived experience with mental health, substance use, homelessness, overdose, and suicide, fuels her passion to end stigma and support a journey to well-being for everyone. She is passionate about supporting organizations’ transition to true Recovery Oriented Systems of Care that provide strengths-based, low barrier services and employee satisfaction. Sadie serves as a Regional Director for the National Council for Mental Wellbeing for Region 7 (Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Missouri). She hopes to support participants, individual providers, and healthcare organizations within Region 7 through innovative, inclusive, and wholistic thinking by serving on the National Council for Mental Wellbeing Board. Sadie is passionate about integrating a National Peer Certification throughout all states to create reciprocity for peer providers across the country. Her experience in curriculum development and certification criteria support the mission of the National Certification Board for Behavioral Health Professionals.