Contact Us

SAMHSA SOAR Technical Assistance Center
345 Delaware Avenue
Delmar, NY 12054
Phone: 518-439-7415
Fax: 518-439-7612
General inquiries:
Assistance with SOAR Online Course:

For information about SOAR in your State, see our State Directory!

SOAR TA Center Staff

Picture of Kristin Lupfer

Kristin Lupfer
Project Director
518.439.7415 x5262

Pam Root

Pamela Root
Assistant Director
518.439.7415 x5246

Jen Elder


National Policy and Partnerships Coordinator
TA Center Liaison to MD, PA, TN, UT, VA, WV and District of Columbia
518.439.7415 x5256
Matt Canuteson  

Matt Canuteson
TA Center Liaison to CO, CT, MA, ME, MI, OR, RI, SC and VT
518.439.7415 x5243

Pam Heine

Pam Heine
TA Center Liaison to AZ, DE, IN, KY, NV, NJ, ND, TX, WA, and WI
518.439.7415 x5228

Margaret Lassiter

Margaret Lassiter
TA Center Liaison for Outcomes and Data
518.439.7415 x5230

Abigail Lemon

Abigail Lemon
TA Center Liaison to AR, CA, IL, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, NM, NY and SD
518.439.7415 x5226

Dazara Ware

Dazara Ware
TA Center Liaison to AL, AK, FL, GA, HI, MN, MS, NC, and OH
518.439.7415 x5260

Suzy Sodergren

Suzy Sodergren
Project Associate
TA Center Liaison to ID, LA, NH, OK and WY.
518.439.7415 x5254

Deborah Stevens Deborah Stevens
Project Assistant
518.439.7415 x5264
Deborah Dennis

Deborah Dennis
Senior Consultant