coalition members

Our coalition members work together on prevention efforts in our community. They make all the great work happen!

sector representatives

  • State, local or tribal agency with expertise in the field of substance abuse – Whatcom County Health Dept – Joe Fuller, Alyssa Pavitt
  • Media – Paragon Digital Group, Ron Robinson
  • Religious/fraternal – Red Cedar Dharma Hall & Bellingham High School, Jeff McKenna
  • Business – Community Food Co-op, Adrienne Renz
  • Youth-serving organization – Whatcom Dispute and Resolution Center, Emily Wilson
  • Parent – Christina Cairo
  • School – Lynden School District, Deb Harris

other community attendees

Bellingham Police Department – Kyle Nelson
Brigid Collins – Linda Saucedo
Communities In Schools – Kathryn DeFilippo
Education Service District 189 – Jodie DesBien, Mike Stamper
Ferndale High School – Kelsey Ottum
Northwest Youth Services – Page
Our Treehouse – Colleen Haggerty
Shuksan Middle School – Shari Walsh
Squalicum High School – Kathie Peterson
Strengthening Families, WSU – Kate Foster
Teens in Youth-Led Prevention Clubs 
Unity Care NW – Madeline Reed
VISTA AmeriCorps – Vivian Chalardsoontornvatee
VISTA/Horizon Middle School – Terry Saunders
WA Traffic Safety Commission – Doug Dahl
Whatcom County Juvenile Justice – Stephanie Lewis
Whatcom Dispute Resolution Center – Daniel Soloff
Whatcom Family & Community Network – Kristi Slette, Lisa Moulds, Kristin Danielson
WFCN Healthy Communities – Janae Hodge
WFCN Suicide Prevention Specialist – Riley O’Leary
WSU Extension – Mike Wallace, 4-H
WWU Prevention & Wellness Services – Elva Munro, Scott Martinez, Allison Seitz, Jon Dukes
and other community members… please join us. All are welcome!

Meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month from 3:00-5:00pm at St. Lukes Community Health Education Center (3333 Squalicam Parkway, Bellingham WA 98225.