Our Team Original

Allies for Substance Abuse Prevention is made up of an executive board, 20 coalition members and two substance abuse prevention groups led by nearly 50 youth.

Julie Larson, Chairperson
Julie is a nurse practitioner at Britt Medical Clinic. She represents the perspectives and expertise of the health sector.
Betty Mallen, Co-Chairperson
Betty is the health coach at Hancock County Health Systems. She represents the interests and perspectives of parents.
Dan Peterson, Treasurer
Dan is the principal of West Hancock High School. He represents the perspectives and expertise of educators.
Kelly Grunhovd, Secretary
Kelly is the director of prevention at Prairie Ridge. She represents the perspectives and expertise of the publicly funded prevention sector.

ASAP’s general coalition members represent the 12 following community sectors. We invite you to contact us to support ASAP.

  • Youth 18 or younger
  • Parents
  • Businesses
  • Media
  • Schools
  • Youth-Serving Organizations
  • Law Enforcement
  • Religious or Fraternal Organizations
  • Civic or Volunteer Groups
  • Healthcare Professionals
  • State, Local or Tribal government agencies with experience in substance abuse
  • Other organizations involved in reducing substance abuse

ASAP’s Subcommittee leaders help ensure our organization remains active, focused and effective. Please contact us to learn more about how you could support ASAP.

Communication: Lois DeLeon, Linda Hesly, Victoria Schmidt
Environmental Strategies: Scott Dodd, Kelly Grunhovd
Evaluation:Kelly Grunhovd, Julie Larson, Betty Mallen, Dan Peterson
Executive Sustainability: Kelly Grunhovd, Matt Kraus, Julie Larson, Betty Mallen, Dan Peterson