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Catawba College Staffer Appointed to Governor's Task Force

January 28, 2015

Category: Staff


Debbie Insley, the Director of Wellness Promotion at Catawba College, has been appointed by N.C. Governor Pat McCrory '78 to serve on the Governor's 2015 Substance Abuse and Underage Drinking Prevention and Treatment Task Force.

A licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist, Insley joined Catawba in August 2014 after serving in various roles for the past 21 years at UNC Charlotte.  During the last 10 years of her tenure at UNC Charlotte, she served as Director of the Center for Wellness Promotion.  She also served as co-chair of the Wellness Team and served as the chair of the Substance Abuse Committee.  Before departing UNC Charlotte, Insley started the first Collegiate Recovery Community on a college or university campus in the state. In 2014, she was recognized for her efforts in making UNC Charlotte a national leader in prevention and treatment and helped sign the EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 52 which proclaimed that.