TOLEDO, OHIO - 10/04/2017 (PRESS RELEASE JET)
William Geha, Educator, Certified Drug Counselor, Prevention Specialist and Director of the Peace Project was selected as Top Drug Counselor of the Year for 2017-2018 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP), for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry.
While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities. All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements www.iaotp.com/award-gala .
With over 4 decades of professional experience in education, as a seasoned and trusted drug counselor and prevention specialist, Mr. Geha has certainly proven himself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. He has demonstrated success not only as an educator with his students but he has a strong reputation to go above and beyond in pursuit of making a difference in any life that he could influence. As a drug counselor, prevention specialist and teacher, Mr. Geha has traveled worldwide spreading a drug free message. As co-director of America’s Pride Drug Prevention Team of Toledo and Director of the P.E.A.C.E Project, Mr. Geha’s key responsibilities include working in drug prevention, developing anti-bullying programs, recruitment, working with the World Drug Conference, working with the Navajos of New Mexico, the Cree Indians in Canada and the Canadian and British Governments on prevention. Today the P.E.A.C.E project has grown to over 1200 students, partnered with the Dixon Center in Washington and Global Easter Seals and is going nationwide. The project is touching the hearts of kids who have been victims of bullying and kids who feel they did not fit in.
Born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, Mr. Geha obtained his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toledo.
Throughout his illustrious career, Mr. Geha has been active in his community and recognized worldwide for his outstanding leadership and commitment to the Industry. He has received many awards, accolades’ and has been featured in publications and magazines. For 2018 he is being considered for the Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Top Professionals. He is also being considered for a feature in T.I. P. (Top Industry Professional) Magazine. He was named Outstanding Professional of the Year by Oxford Who’s Who and Industry Leader of the Year by Strathmore’s Who’s Who. For 2017, he was named Top Drug Counselor of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals. His team was named Team of the Year twice by the World Drug Conference. He is a member of Double ARC, Sylvania Community Action Team, Advisory Board Lourdes University Department of Criminal Justice, Advisory Board Lucas County Heroin Task Force, Director of the Peace Project.
The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami stated that “Choosing Bill for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make. His commitment, dedication, his passion for helping people and kids, along with his long list of accomplishments and accolades are beyond impressive, he truly gives his 500% into everything he does. Bill is brilliant at what he does and he was exactly what we were looking for in our organization. We know we will be seeing more outstanding things from this man and hope to spend time with him at the gala.”
Looking back, Mr. Geha attributes his success to his experiences, his family, his faith and staying passionate in all his endeavors. Mr. Geha says he has been blessed, he loves doing what he is doing, and feels this is just the beginning. When he is not working Mr. Geha enjoys spending time with his loving wife who he has been married to for 46 years and his 4 children and grandchildren. His children have chosen to follow in his footsteps and become educators as well. For the future, Mr. Geha will continue to spread positivity, light, love and continue to be a role model and mentor in hopes of continuing to make a difference in people’s lives anyway that he can.
For more information on Mr. Geha please visit: www.iaotp.com/2017awardwinners
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