Odelia Garcia started working as an alcohol and drug counselor in 1992. She then worked for six years as a program supervisor, followed by three years as a program co-director. In 2005 Ms. Garcia moved from the private sector to Multnomah Co. where she has been working for over twelve years. She worked the first three years in the Mental Health and Addiction Services Division and the last 9.5 years with the Department of Community Justice. Ms. Garcia presented at Instituto Latino in 2011 and is a member of the Multicultural Advisory Committee on Oregon’s Problem Gambling Services.