Our Executive Board
The goal of the executive board is to examine the existing policies, initiatives, resources and programs in our community, find the holes, and work to implement sustainable change to prevent youth substance abuse, promote mental health awareness, and connect every child with a caring adult. Please feel free to connect with any of our executive board members with questions, suggestions, or inquiries.
with Partners for Healthy Kids
Mental Health Coordinator at Wayzata High School
with Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge
Wayzata High School Rep
Counselor at Wayzata High School
with Maple Grove Hospital
Wayzata Commnity Rep
Director of Community Education
MEET OUR DIRECTOR
Alison has been with Partners in Prevention since 2013. She is native to the area, having grown up in Medina. She received her Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology from the University of St. Thomas. After spending seven years in higher education, working with college students in areas of mental health counseling, substance use prevention, and general wellness promotion, she moved back to the area and landed with Partners in Prevention.
She is passionate about reducing the stigma associated with mental health and wellness and loves helping others understand how the developing brain of youth affects behavior and attitude. She is a strong believer in the power of family and the role they have in building healthy young adults. Alison is a Minnesota Board Certified Prevention Professional.