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About Us

The DFCC uses comprehensive, evidence-based strategies to inform and educate the public about the dangers of drug use and to change policies and environmental factors to limit drug access and availability.  Activities include:

  • Town Hall/Community meetings
  • Distribution of educational brochures and materials
  • Public awareness campaigns and public service announcements
  • Bi-annual surveys of youth drug trends
  • Trainings and seminars
  • Legislative advocacy
  • Use of social media
  • Expansion of drug prevention education and skills training
  • Support of alcohol and drug-free youth activities
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MEMBERSTop of Page

The Coalition consists of members from twelve different sectors of the community.  The sectors and the sector representatives are listed below:

  • Law Enforcement 
    Lt. David Greer, Tehama County Sheriff’s Department (retired)
    Officer Lela Martinez, Red Bluff Police Department
    Officer Matt Coker, Red Bluff Police Department
  • Schools
    Barbara Thomas, Principal, Salisbury High School
    Erin Luevano, Recreation Specialist - SERRF
  • Civic & Volunteer Organizations
    Richard Muench, Rotary Club
  • Media
  • Healthcare
    Sharon Sinclair, PHN, RN, BSN – Health Consultant
    Carol James, CCMA-C, Rolling Hills Clinic, Red Bluff
  • Youth
    Abee Soto, College Student
    Lachlan Dean, High School Student
    Abby James, High School Student
    David Pearce, High School Student
  • Religious/Fraternal Organization
    Rod Thompson, MFT, PPS & Retired Pastor of First Church of God
  • Youth-Serving Organization
    Yuliana Moreno, Prevention Specialist, County Coordinator for Friday Night Live & Club Live
    Dusty Jobe, Mentor Coordinator, Tehama County Police Activities League (PAL)
  • Parents
    Connie Sabo - Drug & Alcohol Counselor, Aegis Treatment Center
  • State or Local Substance Abuse Organization
    Phillip Hernandez, Tehama County Health Services Agency, Director of Drug & Alcohol Division
    Adam Zuccato, TCHSA, Supervisor, Substance Use Recovery Services
  • Business
    Jacob Wright, Attorney, McCarthy & Rubright
The Coalition has two staff members:  Sara Smith, Program Director, and Ulanda Hinkston, Project Coordinator.
In addition to attending monthly meetings, Coalition members participate in workgroups that meet to plan specific activities and events.


Become a Coalition Member!

Coalition meetings are held the first Wednesday of each month from 3:30 – 5:00 pm at the Drug & Alcohol Division of the Tehama County Health Services Agency, located at 1850 Walnut St., Bldg. G – Antelope Creek Room.  The meetings are open to the public, and all are invited to come and share their ideas.

Membership Application:

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If you prefer a more limited commitment, you can participate in one or more work groups that meet as needed to develop strategies and plan activities in a specific area.   We currently have five work groups:

  • Marijuana
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Opioids / Prescription Drugs
  • Sustainability


Check out our Brochure! Click here to view and print.