Committees are where all the FUN happens!  Our committees are working groups that help us to make a lasting impact on the community and a great place to get in on the ACTION we do within the community!

If you are interested in joining a sub-committee and getting more involved, please send us a message.

Standing Sub-Committees


This committee is in charge of identifying gaps in membership and sector representation.  They would brainstorm and plan for different events or activities they should participate in to gain membership and share awareness.  They would also be in charge of recruiting volunteers when needed.  They would meet one time per month until membership is balanced and then quarterly as needed.  If events need more attention, addition meetings may be scheduled.


This committee is in charge of setting up dates, venue and recruitment for trainings throughout the year.  Meeting times would vary depending on upcoming trainings (if we are hosting vs if we are attending).  The committee would be the deciding vote on who will attend the trainings if there are too many people interested.

Strategic Planning Committee

This committee is in charge of gathering data, reviewing past data, working on plans of improvement, deciding programs, updating current plan and sharing all updates for voting at general membership meetings.  This committee meets sometimes weekly during key deadline dates (July 1) and otherwise meets quarterly to review and update as needed. Read our strategic plan.

Access Team

This committee is in charge of identifying local outlets for marijuana and alcohol products.  Deciding process, setting up dates and times for activities, making contact with any officials, managers etc needed and providing follow up on projects.  The committee will work closely with Recruitment committee to identify needed volunteers.  This committee will meet bi-weekly for planning and when tasks are complete share information and any updates with coalition membership.  This program is ongoing


This committee is responsible for ensuring programs have all the supplies and support they need.  They will be responsible for reviewing local data, debriefing programs and attending any relevant training needed to be proficient in each program. Ie: GGC.  Committee member should be interested in programs, developing partnerships and reviewing data.  This committee will be used to promote through media, working with counselor and school staff to promote programs and also be available to do special recognitions.  This committee will meet one time per month beginning mid-summer 2014


This committee is in charge of any media campaigns.  The members will work closely with other sub committees to help them get the best possible media coverage for every project, program and strategy.  Individuals on this committee should be knowledgeable of local resources and/or have positive relationships with different media outlets.  This committee will meet one time per month as needed.  

Community Policy

This committee is in charge of writing any needed policy, attending local meetings with key leaders, participating in activities related to policy change ie: school board meetings.   This committee will meet 1-2 times per month as needed and decided upon by committee.  After policies are in place the committee will meet a min of one time every 6 months for policy review and make any updates needed or add to action plan.


This committee is in charge of setting the agenda, representing at sub committees and sharing updates with general membership.  This committee is made up of elected officers, past officers, people with interest in becoming officers and coalition staff. You can read more about the executive team and who is on our executive team.

Ad Hoc Sub Committees

Resource Expo

This committee is in charge of our annual (semi-annual) resource expo event.  This committee will set dates, find venue and contact vendors regarding attending.  Also, this group will be in charge of media and in kind donations for food.  This committee will meet 2 times per month for 2 months prior to the event. (more or less if needed).

Prescription take back program

This committee will be in charge of organizing the take back program. They will work closely with city government and the service provider for prescription drug removal.  They will decide a time and place as well as make sure all protocols are followed.  They will rally volunteers to cover the times of the program and work with the recruitment committee if needed.  They will also provide a media strategy.  This committee will meet 1-2 times per month up until the event and have one follow up meeting to debrief and prepare outcome for full coalition meeting.

Nominating committee

This committee is in charge of assessing the assets of the coalition, identifying potential matches in partnerships and committee members. This committee is responsible for seeking out new executive members and board representatives.  This committee will meet as needed a minimum of one time every 6 months.

Additional Ad Hoc Committees will be formed as needed