Eric Siervo holds the position of Vice President of the International Department at CADCA. He is a corporate executive with a quarter-century of experience in substance use prevention and coalition development. In this capacity, he is responsible for driving sustained growth, development, and revenue streams, including raising funding for the organization to fulfill its mission in foreign countries. He oversees daily operations with a focus on establishing and strengthening a global network of community coalitions through innovation, outreach, training, technical assistance, advocacy, and the application of CADCA’s Model of Community Change. Furthermore, he plays a vital role in ensuring that the organization is positioned and recognized as a global leader in substance use and misuse prevention, as well as the broader fields of prevention and coalition building.
As Vice President of the International Department, Mr. Siervo excels in developing strategic plans and comprehensive proposals, securing strategic partnerships, and mobilizing support, including raising funding, for developing international community coalitions. His leadership fosters international collaborations with national governments, state department personnel, international governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
His career encompasses service with various prevention organizations and coalition boards of directors. He served as a board member for the National Capital Coalition to Prevent Underage Drinking (NCCPUD) and the D.C. Tobacco Coalition in the District of Columbia. Additionally, Mr. Siervo served as the Director of the National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention (LCAT). Before his public health career on substance use and misuse, he earned a master’s degree in international education from Framingham State University and an undergraduate degree in International Relations with a Minor in Business from the University of Mobile. His diverse experiences and academic achievements significantly contribute to CADCA’s global mission in substance use prevention and coalition building.