It is with great pleasure that we announce Ms. Dietangal (Tang) Heard, Associate Vice President of Courts and Community Services has been selected by the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association to receive the 2014 Professional of the Year Award!! The Professional of the Year Award honors administrative professionals who perform duties that affect the provision of direct services and whose special efforts merit recognition by their peers. The Professional of the Year plays a vital role in the implementation of client care. Awards are given to one notable professional in each of the six state approved regions. domain name data These professionals demonstrate superlative ability in the field of substance abuse treatment, mental health, co-occurring or prevention services. Ms. Heard’s accomplishments in the fields of alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention services was recognized at the 2014 FADAA/FCCMH Annual Conference to be held August 6-8 in Orlando.