Anthony Edmonso

Anthony Edmondson, MBA

Executive Director for Narcotics Anonymous World Services, Inc. (NAWS)

Anthony has over thirty-one years of nonprofit management experience and has served as Executive Director of NAWS for sixteen years. Prior to the position of Executive Director, Mr. Edmondson was in a shared Executive management position of the organization for six years.

Mr. Edmondson has provided the organization with leadership and a sustained focus on the organization’s global vision, helping NA to attain international growth and credibility. Currently, NAWS has fifty-five full time employees and has branch offices in Belgium and Iran, with distribution centers in Canada and India. The Iranian branch office opened its doors for services in 2005 and Iran has accorded NA World Services the NGO of the year award twice.

Mr. Edmondson is a liaison on behalf of NAWS internationally represented Board of Directors and NAWS staff at world services international headquarters, located in Chatsworth, California, as well as at NAWS branch operations.

Mr. Edmondson has more than twenty years volunteer experience in the non-profit sector and is currently serving as an officer on the board of a community-based treatment center. He is a member of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and is a past chair of the ASAE Ethics, and Diversity Committees, and was a long-standing member of the Key Philanthropic Committee.