Board of Directors

Executive Director Dan FalcitelliExecutive Director

Dan Falcitelli currently serves as the Executive Director for Floyd Against Drugs.  He has been in the public service sector for more than 20 years including 14 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and 10 years with local and state law enforcement.

Dan has been married for 20 years to his wife Carolyn who is the Auxiliary Manager at Floyd Medical Center. They have two daughters, Emily, who attends Model High School and Lauren, who attends Model Middle School. The family currently resides in Kingston.


Vice President Christa Layton GilmorePresident of the Board

Christa Layton Gilmore is the current Floyd Against Drugs Board Vice President.  Christa is the Youth Development Coordinator for Northwest Georgia Public Health. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion and Behavior from the College of Public Health and has been working in the field of Prevention and Youth Development since 2011. She serves as the Vice President of Floyd Against Drugs because she is passionate about empowering youth with the tools and knowledge to make better life choices.


Secretary Ansley SilversVice President of the Board

Ansley Silvers serves as the Vice President of the Board.  She is the Director of Addictive Diseases at Highland Rivers Health.  She was previously the Director of Women’s Outreach Services.  Ansley hopes to join forces with community partners to educate the community not only about drugs but to fight the stigma of addiction, encourage people to reach out for help and assist in strategic  planning of prevention activities.  My hope with FAD is to be able to offer speaking engagements to all ages and organizations to educate about drug use, the biochemical aspects of use and addiction as well as the stigma.


Treasurer Annette MorrisTreasurer of the Board

Annette Morris is the founder of FAD in 2000 and is the current Treasurer for the Board. She is a former school counselor with Floyd County Schools. “My hope is that FAD will continue to fight the poor choices that lead to drug abuse through community education.”




Ben RigasSecretary of the Board

Ben Rigas is the current FLOYD Against Drugs Secretary.  Ben has worked at Floyd Medical Center for 5 years and currently holds the position of Manager of Revenue/Finance for Floyd Emergency Medical Services. He graduated from Shorter University with a degree in Business Administration and is currently in the MBA program at Berry College.  Ben also is a member of the Exchange Club of Rome, sits on the Business Development committee for Rome DDA, and is an active member at Life Church. Ben chose to serve on the board because he wants today’s youth to have the knowledge and power to remove themselves from any situation in which they might find themselves.  He also wants to give parents the education necessary to steer their child in the right direction.


Catherine FricksAd Hoc Member

Catherine Fricks has been a member of Floyd Against Drugs since its inception in 2000. She is the Court Administrator for the Floyd County Juvenile Court, having begun her career with Floyd County as a Juvenile Probation Officer. She has seen firsthand the ill effects drugs and alcohol have on children and families in our community through youths’ delinquent acts and removal of children from their homes.