S.T.E.P. COALITION

The Standing Together Embracing Prevention (S.T.E.P.) Coalition
 

The coalition is made up of volunteer members from various sectors of the ISD 317 communities.  Those sectors consist of:

  • School Administration

  • School Staff

  • Business

  • Parents

  • Youth

  • Spiritual

  • Health Care

  • Government

  • Civic

  • Fraternal

  • Media

  • Law Enforcement

  • Justice and Corrections

  • High-risk Sub Populations

  • Volunteer Groups

  • Youth Serving Organizations

 

Our Mission:

 

To foster a community within School District 317 that supports youth by preventing underage alcohol, tobacco and other drug use.

 

Our Vision:

 

We envision the youth of our communities to be chemically free.

OUR MEMBERS

Chad Evans- (Coalition Chair) Youth Serving Organizations
Tanis Henderson- (Coalition Co-Chair) School teacher/counselor/Staff
Lynn Smith- Evans- (Coalition Secretary) School teacher/counselor/Staff
Heather Schjenken- Planning and Implementation Project Coordinator
Heather Collinge- Drug Free Communities Project Coordinator
Leigh Peterson- Planning and Implementation Project Assistant
Laura Bennett- Regional Prevention Coordinator
Kim Geislinger- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Steve Jurvelin- Business Community
Andy Shaw- Spiritual/Fraternal groups
Ryan Gunderson- Law Enforcement
Aimee Ross- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Mike Reyes- High-Risk Sub-populations
Sheina Showen- Healthcare Professionals
Ike Carlson- School teacher/counselor/Staff
Gerald White- Underserved/High Risk
Robbie Howe-Bebeau- State/local/tribal Government
Jason Anderson- Justice/Corrections
Tammy Perry- Law Enforcement
Matt Grose- School Administration
Joe Akre- School Administration
Kayleen Monacelli- Media
Vic Williams- Law Enforcement
Sara Thompson- Media
Sarah Bellefy- Spiritual/Fraternal groups
Davin Tinquist- State/local/tribal Government
Rose Wilson- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Bonny Siegford- Civic/Volunteer Groups
Brandon Torgerson- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Sherwin Obey- School teachers/counselor/Staff
Marilyn Bowstring- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Lael Storlie- School teachers/counselor/Staff
Gwenn Smith- Civic/Volunteer Groups
Patty Bittner- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Michelle Newberg- Parents
David Hack- School teachers/counselor/Staff
Ann Hauser- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Shawntae Bruers- Youth
Bri Williams- Youth
Angie Williams- Health Care Professionals
Leah Oslin- Health Care Professionals
Darrin Shevich- Law Enforcement
Kim Johnson- Health Care Professionals
Seth Currier- Other organizations involved in reducing Substance Abuse
Daisy Mundt- Underserved/High Risk