Cherie Hunter is an international speaker and consultant in the addictions field.  After serving 20 years in the Illinois Air National Guard where she co-developed and directed youth drug and alcohol after school programs, she served as Director of External Training and the Center for Criminal Justice at Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (TASC) in Chicago. Her work has focused on recovery management in the criminal justice system, the community re-entry process, and the special needs of women.