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  • Stephanie Brown, Ph.D., Founder Addictions Institute, Author, Researcher, Consultant and Lecturer in the Field of Addiction

  • Edward Cohen, Ph.D., Professor School of Social Work at San Jose State University, 

      recent Fulbright Scholar in Vietnam.

  • Mary Ellen Comport, Consultant Corporate Community Relations, Community Volunteer

  • Mary E. Gardner, School District Superintendent (retired) and Educational Leader, Lecturer, and Consultant, Community Volunteer

  • Pat Heller, LCSW, Private Practice (retired), Santa Clara County Mental Health/ Outpatient Service. Past Board Member: Valle Monte League, Santa Clara County Medical Association Alliance, Community Volunteer 

  • Robert Lancefield, Attorney (retired), Past President Palo Alto Rotary Club, Board Member: Charter Oak Foundation

  • Katherine Lucero, Esq., Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge

  • Nancy Marshall, LMFT, Founder & Co-Director Domestic Violence Intervention Collaborative

  • Kiti Frier Randall, Ph.D., Pediatric Neurodevelopmental Psychologist, Board Member National Drug Endangered Children

  • Shirley N. Sparks-Grief, MS, CCC-SLP , Author and Adjunct faculty (retired), Santa Clara University.


  • California Office of Child Abuse Prevention 

  • Community Solutions for Children, Families and Individuals, Inc.

  • Dept. of Family & Children Services

  • Domestic Violence Intervention Collaborative (DVIC) fiscal agent

  • Family Resources International – Confident Kids

  • FIRST5 of Santa Clara County, CA.

  • Juvenile & Dependency Drug Courts 

  • National Alliance of Drug Endangered Children 

  • National Association For Children of Addictions (NACoA)

  • Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services - TANF/CW and Women's Specific Treatment Services

  • San Jose State University (evaluation) 

  • Santa Clara County Department of Children & Family Services

  • Pilot Sites include: Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, ConXion, Janus of Santa Cruz, Parisi House on the Hill, Uplift Family Services - Addiction Prevention Services

  • White Bison

PPI impacts policy and systems change locally and nationally including policy and programmatic decisions, such as Best Practices for Drug Courts.  

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