William White has worked full time in the addiction treatment field since 1969 and has authored or co-authored more than 400 articles, monographs, research reports and book chapters as well as 18 books. Bill has been a visible recovery advocate. He is the past-chair of Recovery Communities United and has served as a volunteer consultant to Faces and Voices of Recovery since its inception in 2001 as well as being a part of several other organizations and being the recipient of countless awards.