New Jersey Academy of Pediatric Dentistry

2023 NJAPD September Webinar September 26, 7pm

9/26/23 7pm via ZOOM
Non-members & staff
mail check to NJAPD
 211 W Millstream Rd
Cream Ridge NJ 08514
Presented by:
Angelo M. Valente, Executive Director, Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey 
Angela Conover, Director, Partnership for a Drug Free New Jersey 

Angelo M. Valente has been the Executive Director of the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey since its inception in 1992 and has led the organization to become the largest continuous Public Service Campaign in New Jersey’s history.  Twice recognized by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, under Angelo’s leadership the organization has also been recognized by the National Association of Government Communicators for the most effective public health education campaign in the country.

In addition, in 2009, Mr. Valente was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the American Medicine Chest Challenge (AMCC), a national public health initiative to raise awareness of the issue of prescription drug misuse by providing actions steps for families to safeguard their homes from prescription drug diversion, while providing a National Directory of Permanent Prescription Drug Collection sites.

Mr. Valente was named NJ-TV’s “Everyday Hero” for his leadership and resourcefulness in addressing the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic.   He was also inducted into the New Jersey Advertising Club Hall of Fame.  Mr. Valente was only a handful of non-medical professionals named to the NJBIZ 2019 Health Care Power 50 list. 

Mr. Valente received a Bachelor of Arts degree at Montclair State University and Masters’ Degrees from both Fairleigh Dickinson University and Seton Hall University. 

A life-long resident of Hoboken, Angelo and his wife are the proud parents of three daughters. 

Angela Conover is the Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey’s Director of Opioid Response and Prevention. She coordinates the American Medicine Chest Challenge-New Jersey, the Do No Harm prescriber education series, the Knock Out Opioid Abuse Learning Series and other statewide public service announcement campaigns for the PDFNJ, including Knock Out Opioid Abuse Day. Angela collaborates with municipal alliances, community coalitions and other groups and state agencies to help promote a substance use prevention message. She also serves a recovery support advocate for New Jersey.