As a senior specialist at Altarum Institute, Ms. Burden has provided support for grantees of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, the Department of Justice, and other federal, state and local agencies. Burden has experience leading diverse for-profit and non-profit organizations. Prior to joining Altarum, Ms. Burden was the Chief Executive Officer of the Council on Accreditation of Peer Recovery Support Services during its start-up phase. She led the development of CAPRSS’ infrastructure, standards, and protocols, and oversaw the launch of accreditation services.