Liz Cairns

Director, External Partnerships

Motivated by a belief in collaboration, generating new ideas, and sharing resources, Liz Cairns is responsible for cultivating organizational allies at the program, community and advisory levels. Prior to joining Partnership to End Addiction, she co-founded The Peter G. Dodge Foundation (PGDF), the only nonprofit foundation in the United States focused on helping people lead lives free from the effects of alcohol addiction, serving as Executive Director for six years. A graduate of the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts, Bachelor of Fine Arts) and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA, Master of Fine Arts) Liz is also a practicing artist and mother to two young children. Having lived all over the United States, she now resides in Baltimore, Maryland.