When the parade kicks off, it will by led by a prominent Pennsylvanian with a strong connection to addiction and recovery: Jason Snyder.
Mr. Snyder serves as Special Assistant to the Pennsylvania Secretary of Human Services. In this role, he advises and assist the Secretary and other executive staff on and with the establishment of policies around addiction treatment initiatives, with a special focus on the opioid epidemic in our state.
He is personally in recovery from addiction, and has lost two siblings to overdose.
We are honored to have him as our grand marshal.