Partners in Prevention is pleased to introduce Alison Chorley as our new Director. Alison has been with the coalition for three years, coordinating and implementing our various prevention efforts throughout our community and we are excited she will lead the coalition going forward.
Alison will oversee the development and management of the coalition, including the implementation and management of the Federal Drug Free Communities Grant. Partners in Prevention is preparing to begin year 4 of the 5-year grant and will be working hard to secure ongoing funding to continue our tremendously important prevention efforts. Alison also coordinates the statewide prevention group, Minnesota Prevention Alliance, which is a group of incredible people across the state working together to prevent alcohol and substance use in their communities.
Alison received her Masters in Psychology from University of St. Thomas after completing her Bachelors degrees in Communication Studies & Religion from Gustavus Adolphus College. She spent seven years in higher education at Gustavus, Bethel & St. Olaf in a variety of roles working in areas of health and wellness, drug and alcohol prevention, mental health counseling, and student life. She is passionate about living healthily and maintains a private practice in
counseling as well.