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Our coalition members

Come lead the conversation for a healthier Clinton. Your voice and your support are welcome, wanted and needed.

Partners in Community is an open membership coalition for both youth and adults in Clinton. All members come to the table as equals, with equal voices and equal contributions. We meet every month to discuss substance use issues within our community and seek ways to promote health and reduce harmful behaviors.

We represent 12 sectors in the community: youth, parents, business people, media, school representatives, youth-serving organizations, religious groups, police, local government, medical practitioners, civic group members, and others that are involved with reducing substance use.

Coalition Members make a formal commitment to support our collective efforts. Learn more about member expectations and get involved! 
Coalition Member Expecatations

Why we do it:

“Engaging and empowering the youth of our community brings me true joy.” – Andrea S. Reu, President of Clinton PTA

“The coalition initiates, plans and creates so many great happenings and programs for the town, I want to help them promote it all.” – Fay Abrahamsson, Editor of the Clinton Patch

“The reason I joined the coalition was that I firmly believe in the power of committed people coming together in unity to find every way possible to keep the families in our Clinton community growing healthy in body, mind, and spirit.” – Nancy Williams

“As a parent and member of a civic organization I wanted to be part of a positive movement to help our community do something to help our young people make healthy decisions.” – Diane Neri

“I see God at work bringing people from all segments of our community to strengthen families and support our kids.” – Pastor Ryan Young

“It is my honor to coordinate the Partnership for Success grant for PiC. Clinton is alive with greatness and incredible people that make a tremendously positive impact upon one another. It is very rewarding to be a part of Clinton growing healthier and more connected!” – Kelley Edwards

Coalition members

Maina Carey
Youth, PiC Board Member

Catherine Barden
Clinton resident & MADE in Madison coalition coordinator

Mike BonTempo
Schools, Health Educator at Eliot, PiC Board Member

Cheryl Church
Social Services Director

Kelley Edwards
Prevention Coordinator

Melanie Eliot
Parent

Nancy Williams
Parent + Religious Organization, Cornerstone Church

Pastor Ryan Young
Religious Organization, Living Rock Church

Marc Goldstein
Coalition Evaluator

Keri Hagness
Schools, Principal at Morgan

Rev. Chris Horvath
Religious Organization, First Church of Christ Congregational

Andrea Kaye
Youth-serving Organization, Clinton Youth & Family Services

Lauren Martinez
Prevention Specialist, MADD Board Member, PiC Board Member

Sandra Neumann
Parent

Betsey Chadwick
MCSAAC representative

Diane Neri
Civic Organization, Shoreline Community Women

Ofc. Joe Popovich
Police

Alex Robison
Youth

Bette Lou Rush
Parent, PiC President

Robyn Schneider
Parent + Marketing Specialist, PiC Board Member

Peter Schultheis
Youth-serving Organization, Director of Clinton Human Services

Mike Baker
Youth

Andrew Tessman
Youth, PiC Board Member

Ed Tessman
Parent, Police Commissioner, Boy Scout Leader, PiC Treasurer

Maureen Tranquilli
Schools, Social Worker

Cherie Green
Parent

Linda Tucker
Schools, Principal at Eliot