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Staff and Officers

Our Staff:

Jennifer Berven.  The duties of that position include being the director of the Coalition, managing the multiple funding sources that support coalition activities, planning and ensuring implementation of the plans and strategies chosen by the coalition. Duties also include making connections in the the community with various sectors, individuals and organizations who share a common mission with the Coalition and to facilitated partnerships to maximize the resources in the community and avoid duplication of efforts.

Neil  - Youth and Community Outreach (.75) .  He  is our connection to the youth and the community.  He assists with community outreach efforts like health fairs or events, attends meeting and groups that help keep us connected to the community in order to get our message into the community as well as plan and coordinate youth event and activities.  Lately he's been working with grandparents who are raising grandchildren. 
Christy -  Youth and Community Outreach (.25 ) and Project Assistant (.25 -.30 ),  She assists with community outreach events and the planning and implementation of the community interventions. 

Sam  - AmeriCorps Member (Media Development and Marketing) Sam is serving his first year as an AmeriCorps member.  He develops all of our print media and is assisting us with branding and marketing the coalition. 

Elizabeth  -  Project Assistant (1.0)  Our newest team member, she keeps the Coalition materials in order, assists with filing, and fiscal paperwork. 
Barry McGlothlin, Johnson City Juvenile Court- Past Chair
Heatherly Sifford, Washington Co Health Dept   -  Chair

Margie Collins, TN Board of Probation and Parole - Co Chair (Chair Elect)
Lisa Smalling, Rise Up  - Secretary
Lisa Smalling, Rise Up - Treasurer