Recovering from years of personal addiction, NAADAC?s 2001 National Counselor of the Year, John Cates, has counseled, designed programs, and spoken worldwide about chemical dependency for over twenty seven years. Living in Houston with his family, he holds a Masters Degree in Counseling, manages a private practice and directs Lifeway.
Jennifer Cummings, mother of two thriving adults, spent five years studying and doing all she could to save her children from addiction and self-destructive behavior. She was supported by the work of Lifeway and PDAP, APG programs, and Covenant House in Houston. She serves on the Cornerstone advisory board.