Brevard Prevention Coalition, Inc., previously Brevard Youth Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition, operated as an informal coalition of agencies and community members since 2007 in Brevard County, FL. Recently, the organization has formalized, reorganized and intensified its efforts, becoming a corporation and 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 2018.
Our goal is to improve the quality of life for youth and families in Brevard County. We will work to reduce youth substance abuse, increase school-based prevention programs, increase the coalition’s ability to recruit youths to participate, host its own youth substance abuse awareness events, produce youth substance abuse prevention social marketing materials, support law enforcement efforts at reducing underage drinking, and provide more training opportunities for its membership. To do so, we aim to strengthen collaboration and coordination among nonprofit agencies, faith-based organizations, law enforcement and governmental agencies, and businesses to support the coalition’s efforts. Through the collaboration of these local organizations, we expect to see long-term, positive results in Brevard County.
Stanley Brizz, Executive Director
Gregory Sambo, Director of Development
Lorraine Beetar, Regional Administrative Coordinator
Jimmy McCauley, Community Outreach Specialist
Dan Beetar, Community Outreach Specialist
Haley Gordon, Prevention Specialist
Tyna Baugess, Clinical Contact Specialist
Leandro Fusco, Quality Specialist
Keith Gauthier, Compliance and Risk Management Specialist
Chantal Riggins, Accounting Manager
Brian Fusco, Finance Associate
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Vice Chairperson/Interim Chairperson
Denny Kolsch, LMHC
Andrew Wong, PharmD
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We are a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) organization that exists to build a healthy, safe and substance abuse-free community in Brevard County. As a coalition we unite local organizations, businesses, agencies and individuals for the achievement of a common goal. Our efforts result in an improved quality of life in our community.