Supervisor Knabe Reappoints Two Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Commissioners

Supervisor Don Knabe announced today that Lawrence T. Gentile and Arthur E. Herrera have been reappointed to the Los Angeles County Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Commission (NDDC).

Gentile, a resident of Torrance, is currently the President/CEO of Behavioral Health Services, Inc., which is an agency that provides drug and alcohol treatment recovery and prevention services. He also serves on the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Program Executives, and he has served on the NDDC for over twenty years.

Herrera who resides in Diamond Bar is a retired Commander of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He is also a member of the California Gang Investigations Association, and after having served in the Sheriff’s Department for 35 years has an incredible knowledge of this field. The illegal use of narcotics and dangerous drugs is a plague in our communities, said Herrera who has a deep desire to alleviate this problem.

Arthur and Lawrence are both extremely qualified, said Supervisor Knabe. We are very lucky to have their extensive knowledge and experience on this most important commission.