Lisa Ray, ASACB Board Member

Lisa Ray


Lisa K. Ray, MS, ACADC, CS-D, PR, is currently the Program Director for the Bachelor of Science in Addiction Studies Program at the University of Central Arkansas with the Department of Health Sciences. She also had a private practice in Addictions Counseling and Consulting, with offices in Conway and Little Rock for eight years. Prior to her association with UCA, she was employed by the Arkansas Department of Community Correction for over 17 years. Initially, she served as a probation/parole officer and subsequently as the first Treatment Manager for the Probation/Parole Division and aided in the creation of the Treatment Division for that portion of the agency. While she served as Treatment Manager, she had the opportunity to oversee the implementation of 28 Drug Courts in the state as well as the placement of over 20 counselors in area probation/parole offices. The Treatment Division grew from one staff member to 53 during her 5-year tenure.

Ms. Ray also served as President of ASACB from 2018-2020 and is currently Secretary for the International Coalition of Addiction Studies Educators (INCASE).