Board of Directors
Boston Financial Investment
Treasurer and Immediate Past Chair
LMG Media Services
Bell Nunnally & Martin
Front Line Leadership Group
Thriving Leaders Collaborative Inc.
Retired, Business Development
Donald Hooten Jr.
C.H. "Hank" Judin III
Pam Mesker Pierce
Drug Prevention Resources' board of directors strives to reflect each community served through this body of dedicated individuals. As volunteers, this group represents a broad range of experience and professions. In addition to holding fiscal oversight for the agency, it is responsible for setting policy and vision for the organization. The board meets every other month and includes committees for financial oversight, governance, programs and fundraising.
The board is supported by a diverse advisory council with special focus areas on prevention, treatment and addiction recovery. This group of experts meets biannually and advises the board while supporting the work of the organization.
If you are interested in joining our board or our advisory council, please contact Becky Vance, 972-518-1821 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The staff of Drug Prevention Resources has more than 90 years of combined experience in substance use prevention education and coalition building. To contact a staff member, call 972-518-1821. To learn more about a staff member, click on their picture or name and you will find the information below the picture.
I am a passionate prevention, treatment and recovery advocate with more than 25 years' experience in behavioral health and substance use disorder education, prevention, intervention and treatment.
I thrive on building coalitions of diverse constituencies and motivating, inspiring and leading stakeholders to collaborate on mutually beneficial goals. Primary areas of expertise include:
-Marketing and Business Development
-Advocacy and Community Outreach
-Customer Relationship Management
-Strategic Planning and Communication
Whether working with the media to use advertising to "unsell" substance use/misuse across the nation, facilitating addiction recovery via treatment, or promoting the benefits of drug-free workplace programs to the corporate sector, I've always been focused on making our world a better place!
Evie Scrivner is the Chief Financial Officer/Chief Operations Officer at Drug Prevention Resources.
She oversees the financial, operational and human resources aspects of the organization and has an extensive background in finance and operations that spans more than 20 years. She also credits business ownership and team leadership positions to her diverse experience.
Beginning with Drug Prevention Resources in 2014, she is proud to have diversified and exceptionally increased DPR’s benefits offering to the team, implemented operational best practices and maintains solid financial organizational leadership, among many other accomplishments.
As well as her career at Drug Prevention Resources, Evie is a Certified Ketogenic Lifestyle Coach and has a passion for guiding people to a healthy understanding of nutrition and food relationships. Additionally, in 2005 she obtained her licenses of Series 6, 63 and Life & Health.
Evie wants everyone to know the joy and peace that comes from our Lord, Jesus Christ, and strives to show grace and love to all she knows. Evie enjoys traveling with her best friend, husband Kevin and spending time with her awesome kids. Laughing, sports, cooking and music are some her favorite activities, although usually not all at once.
Patricia Sterling is the Director of Operations at Drug Prevention Resources.
Since 1994, she has worked across corporate and nonprofit sectors in administration, focusing on streamlining business and operational processes.
Her accomplishments include reducing costs across the organization, development of a marketing & sales plans and transitioning in 2016 from Australia to the United States, embracing her new culture.
Patricia loves to travel with her husband, having visited 25 countries and 25 states of America, and looks forward to future travel adventures.
Beth Wilson is the Director of Community Relations at Drug Prevention Resources.
Beth has 30 years of experience in communications, marketing and prevention education with national, state-wide and local non-profits. Her current focus area includes fund development, strategic relationship-building and agency-wide communications.
She has a passion for storytelling and has served as a ghostwriter for executive directors, CEOs, even a former Governor of Missouri. She counts among her major life accomplishments completing MS 150 bike races. Beth has a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri.
Beth enjoys writing, lounging with her greyhound and Jack Russel, and beach-combing with her partner.
David McLeod is the Director of Prevention Programs at Drug Prevention Resources.
David oversees the development and curriculum for Youth Prevention Programs (YP).
His accomplishments include leading a group of educators aligning and integrating curricula that will be consistently assessed. Lead weekly, quarterly, and semi-annually meetings in a Title 1 institution that lead to above state-level satisfactory scores. He was also nominated educator of the year in 2014 and 2019.
David received his undergraduate degree in Exercise Science from The University of Texas in Arlington. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family outdoors and working on woodworking projects.
Chantale Blais is the Accounts Payable Coordinator at Drug Prevention Ressources.
Chantale has a Bachelor in Business Administration and has worked for different non-profits organizations in the past. Her professional experience focuses on organizing activities, managing budgets, financial needs, handling money, and working with partners of all backgrounds.
She also spent the last 14 years volunteering and working with students at school, church, or in the community.
She enjoys volunteering, watching tv, and spending time with her family. You would probably find her at a pool watching one of her kids’ swim meet.
Jennifer Heggland is a Coalition Coordinator at Drug Prevention Resources.
Since 2009, she has worked with teams in the non-profit sector to create and implement data-informed, community-centered strategies.
With a Master of Science in Social Work concentrated on Administrative and Community Leadership, her professional experience has focused on community resource development, education, and prevention.
Jennifer enjoys reading cook books and even attempting some of the recipes. Recently, she’s been exploring North Texas, and still gets excited every time she spots a flock of monk parakeets hanging around Dallas.
Paige Boxley is the Office Coordinator at Drug Prevention Resources.
Since 2013, she has provided administrative support for doctors, universities and healthcare specialists. Her focus is in administration and marketing. She has studied Psychology in college, and has a passion to serve and work with people.
Her accomplishments include, becoming Campus Ministries director in college as a full time student, establishing a voice for DPR on social media platforms and continually striving to extend the reach of DPR's vision and mission through North Texas and the United States.
In her spare time, Paige enjoys being outdoors and traveling. Water sports in the Texas heat are her favorite hobbies. She loves to try new things and see new places, especially any activities to get her adrenaline going. Her favorite hobby is zip lining, after zip lining the tallest zip-line in the US over the Royal Gorge, she has been hooked ever since.
Raul Duran is a Prevention Educator at Drug Prevention Resources.
Raul has a Bachelors of Arts degree majoring in History from the University of Dallas and has worked as an Elementary and Middle School teacher.
From 1992 to 2010, he worked as a Prevention/Intervention Specialist for the Fort Worth Independent School District.
Raul has been involved in community issues in his native Fort Worth, Texas for over 40 years and share his passion for history at every opportunity.
As a founding member of the Military Vehicle Preservation Association's Arrowhead Chapter, his restored 1945 Willy's Jeep participates in patriotic parades, historical displays, and school presentations.
Shari Phillips is a Drug Free Communities (DFC) Program Manager for Drug Prevention Resources.
She began as a volunteer and then served as the Coalition Coordinator for Impact Waxahachie since August of 2011. She became the Project Manager for the Drug Free Communities Grant for Waxahachie and Ellis County in 2016.
Shari has spent the last 27 years volunteering or working in areas of Prevention in her Community. She has participated in two Citizen's Police Academies, was the Coordinator and award recipient for 3 of Waxahachie's National Night Out Community Events. She has served as a member of Waxahachie Citizens on Patrol, was the president of Citizens Police Alumni for 2018 and is the current Chair for Crime Stoppers of Ellis County.
Shari began her Youth Prevention work by serving as Chairman for Waxahachie Project Graduation in 2006 and 2011. She has continued to serve as a board member of the School Health Advisory Council for WISD since 2012. She received her Associate Prevention Specialist Credentials in 2016.
In her spare time she enjoys working in her yard, reading, spending time with her husband, family, and her 3 dogs.
Tommy Aguilar is a Coalition Coordinator for Drug Prevention Resources.
Tommy has been in the education field ever since graduating from college in 2013. Tommy commenced as an Outreach Advisor at the collegiate level and joined Drug Prevention Resources in Spring 2019.
Tommy graduated with a Bachelor of Exercise & Sports Science degree from Texas State University.
He looks forward to giving back to the next generation that will be attending Navarro College as the Coalition Coordinator for the Waxahachie, Midlothian, Mexia, and Corsicana campuses.
When away from work he enjoys spending time with family, going to the movies, trying out new restaurants, watching sports, and listening to music.
Michelle Carroll is the Data Coordinator at Drug Prevention Resources.
Since 2008, Michelle has worked in office administration and accounting. She brings with her a strong set of organizational skills with strict adherence to detail. Michelle also brings a personal passion for ATOD treatment and prevention in youth.
Her accomplishments include a CDA in childhood education and development and she loves working with adolescents in the community.
In her personal time, Michelle enjoys an active lifestyle, running, going to the lake and spending time with her 2 incredible boys, Daniel and Dylan.