A board member and staff member since 1988, Eric is the Executive Director Emeritus of MHACBO (ACCBO) and a person in long term recovery from mental health & addiction. Eric currently serves as a policy advisor and legislative liaison for MHACBO. Eric was an adjunct faculty member with the University of Oregon for 20 years and is a faculty mentor with Portland State University. Eric is Director of the MetroPlus Association of Addiction Peer Professionals and is a board member/consultant with the NW Instituto Latino de Adicciones, the Miracles Club, Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery, OR-Recovers, and the 4th Dimension Youth Recovery Center.