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SPF SIG Advisory Council

SPF SIG Advisory Council

The Iowa SPF SIG Advisory Council is a multi-disciplinary team representing state and local agencies. The council is responsible for providing strategic and operational recommendations for the implementation of all steps of the Strategic Prevention Framework process including assessment, capacity, planning, implementation and evaluation as well as cultural competency and sustainability.

SPF SIG Advisory Council Primary Functions

  • Support full implementation of the SPF SIG in compliance with grant award requirements
  • Provide input and guidance during implementation of the SPF
  • Provide expertise, such as knowledge of special population, strategies and policy recommendations
  • Provide ongoing feedback on emerging issues that may impact the successful implementation of the SPF SIG process

SPF SIG Advisory Council Membership

Sandra Adrovet, Project Officer
Dennis Becker, Program Administrator
Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau
Iowa Department of Public Safety
Cyndy Erickson, Consultant
Iowa Department of Education
Janice Edmunds Wells, Executive Officer
Office of Multicultural Health
Iowa Department of Public Health
Pastor Tammy Harris, CEO and Founder
Elpis Ministries
Laura Larkin, Mental Health Consultant
Iowa Department of Human Services
Jeanie McCarville Kerber, Faculty
Des Moines Area Community College
Christy Jenkins, Prevention Director
New Opportunities
Steve Michaels, Executive Officer
Iowa Department of Human Rights
Division of Criminal and Juvenile Justice Planning
Martha McCormick, Parent
Major Todd Misel,
Iowa State Patrol
Shannon Pogones, Outreach and Education Coordinator
State of Iowa Alcohol and Beverages Division
SFC Greg Pliler, Drug Demand Reduction Administrator
Iowa Counterdrug Task Force
David Runyon, Executive Director
Helping Services for Northeast Iowa
Eric Snyder, Ames Police Officer
Ames Police Department
Kathy Stone, Advisory Council Chair and Director
Division of Behavioral Health
Iowa Department of Public Health
Deanna Triplett
Iowa Behavioral Health Association
Melissa Walker, Deputy Direction,
Prevention Services
Area Substance Abuse Council
Monica Wilke-Brown, Director of Community Services
Employee & Family Resources
Kelly Wooden, Drug Free Communities Grant Coordinator
Boone County SAFE Coalition

Additional Information

SPF SIG Advisory Council Meetings

SPF SIG Advisory Council Subcommittees

Evaluation Workgroup

Evidence Based Practice Workgroup

Training Workgroup

Veterans and Military Families Workgroup