The Coalition consists of members from twelve different sectors of the community. The sectors and the sector representatives are listed below:
Lt. David Greer, Tehama County Sheriff’s Department (retired)
Officer Lela Martinez, Red Bluff Police Department
Officer Matt Coker, Red Bluff Police Department
Barbara Thomas, Principal, Salisbury High School
Civic & Volunteer Organizations
Richard Muench, Rotary Club
Sharon Sinclair, PHN, RN, BSN – Health Consultant
Carol James, CCMA-C, Rolling Hills Clinic, Red Bluff
Abee Soto, College Student
Lachlan Dean, High School Student
Abby James, High School Student
David Pearce, High School Student
Rod Thompson, MFT, PPS & Retired Pastor of First Church of God
Yuliana Moreno, Prevention Specialist, County Coordinator for Friday Night Live & Club Live
Dusty Jobe, Mentor Coordinator, Tehama County Police Activities League (PAL)
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 Zuccator, TCHSA, Supervisor, Substance Use Recovery Services
The Coalition has two staff members: Karin Matray, 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. There are currently 5 workgroups:
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.
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:
Develops and implements strategies for educating school boards, administrators, staff, parents and students about drug use and prevention
Works to develop strategies that will lead to long-term involvement of community organizations in prevention efforts.
Helps prepare press releases, newsletters and other communication to promote activities sponsored by the Coalition.
Data Collection & Evaluation
Develops and implements data collection methods and tools for evaluating youth drug use and the effectiveness of Coalition activities.
Develops strategies to ensure that the Coalition sustains its membership and volunteer base and has the necessary resources to meet its objectives.
If you are interested in joining the Coalition as a Member or Volunteer, please complete the appropriate application below. If you have questions, please contact Ulanda Hinkston, the Program Coordinator, HERE or at (530) 528-7356.