Lauren Blackwell

Associate, Membership Sales

Lauren joined CADCA as Membership Sales Associate in May 2020, and brings over seven years of association experience to the role. 


Lauren’s most recent position prior to CADCA was that of Public Relations and Account Manager for a boutique marketing agency based in Southern California. While living in Southern California, Lauren also worked as the Chapter Outreach Coordinator for the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, and as the Development Assistant for Community Resource Center, a charitable nonprofit serving north county coastal San Diego County.   


Prior to moving to Southern California, Lauren lived and worked in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. In Washington, Lauren most recently served as the Membership and Community Manager at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, where she oversaw the organization’s membership strategy and supervised one direct report. Prior to joining SPSP, Lauren worked as the Manager, Membership Marketing and Engagement at the National Association of School Psychologists. She started her association career in publications marketing for the American Psychiatric Association 


Lauren graduated with distinction with a B.A. in History from the University of Virginia. During her time at UVA, she was recognized as an Echols Scholarwas a member of a sorority, and was deeply involved with volunteerism. The desire to give back has stayed with her, and Lauren has served in a variety of roles, which include nonprofit volunteer program and outreach positionsleadership and Board service; and membership in a giving circle. 


Lauren is excited to be part of CADCA, and is grateful to be able to support our members in their critical prevention work.