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Peggy Sapp Appointed To FL Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council

Posted by Informed Families on September 24, 2015 at 4:11 PM

Florida Governor Rick Scott appointed Informed Families President & CEO Peggy Sapp to Florida's Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council.

"I'm honored to be selected to the Statewide Drug Policy Advisory Council," said Peggy Sapp. "I look forward to continuing to work together at the local, regional and statewide level to help kids grow up safe, healthy and drug free."

In addition to her work with Informed Families, Sapp is the Volunteer President of the National Family Partnership. She has over 30 years of experience in the prevention field at the local, state and national level and has served on the Advisory Councils of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy and the National Institute of Drug Abuse. Under Governor Jeb Bush, Peggy also served on the advisory council of the Florida Governor’s Office of Drug Control.

Sapp's current term began September 18, 2015 and will end September 6, 2017.

Other newly appointed members of the Council include Dorothy “Dotti” Groover-Skipper, founder of HeartDance Foundation IncDoug Leonardo, executive director of BayCare Behavioral Health; and Dr. John Van Delinder, executive director of the Sunshine State Association of Christian Schools.  

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Topics: Peggy Sapp, Florida, Governor Rick Scott

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We teach people how to say no to drugs and how to make healthy choices. To reduce the demand for drugs, Informed Families has focused its efforts on educating and mobilizing the community, parents and young people in order to change attitudes. In this way we counteract the pressures in society that condone and promote drug and alcohol use and abuse. The organization educates thousands of families annually about how to stay drug and alcohol free through networking and a variety of programs and services .

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