National Advisory Board Member
Chief of Staff, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
• Moderator Federal Track: The Emerging Illicit Fentanyl Overdose Epidemic: Perspectives from the National and State Levels
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
• Moderator Federal Track: Curbing Rx Drug Abuse with Potential Review and Restricted Programs
Tuesday, March 29, 2016, 3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
• Moderator Heroin Track: HIDTA Heroin Response Strategy
Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm
Regina LaBelle, JD, is the Chief of Staff in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. In this role, she is charged with overseeing day to day operations at ONDCP. She also assists the director of National Drug Control Policy in implementing the Administration’s National Drug Control Strategy. In her previous role as ONDCP’s policy director, Ms. LaBelle was the co-author and lead of the Administration’s prescription drug abuse strategic initiative.
Prior to arriving at ONDCP, Ms. LaBelle served for eight years as legal counsel to the mayor of Seattle. In this role, she advised the mayor on major issues in his administration, including public safety, criminal justice and legal policy issues. She has worked on the local, state and federal level in numerous political and policy positions and practiced law in a private Seattle law firm. Ms. LaBelle was an adjunct professor at Seattle University Institute for Policy Studies where she taught ethics and legislative policymaking. A magna cum laude graduate of Boston College, Ms. LaBelle received her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center.