Former Chief of Staff, White House Office of National Drug Control Policy
Regina LaBelle, JD, works at the intersection of politics and policy, advising governments and non-profit organizations on effective strategies to address today's opioid epidemic. A trained attorney and senior executive, Regina's experience spans the state, local, and federal levels of government. As a political appointee in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) in the Obama Administration, Regina co-authored and helped to implement the Administration's plan to address the opioid epidemic. At ONDCP, Regina served as the chief policy advisor to the Director and was promoted to Chief of Staff. While at ONDCP, Regina represented the Agency before Congress, at national conferences, and with the media.
Skilled at public speaking, writing, and strategy development, Regina's previous work as legal counsel to the Mayor of Seattle, as well as in the Federal Government, provide a unique perspective on today's public policy challenges, particularly the opioid epidemic. A graduate of Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC and magna cum laude graduate of Boston College, Regina lives with her husband and son in Maryland.