KU living tobacco-free to uphold a respectful environment

Steering Committee

The project Steering Committee is responsible for managing this initiative. Its membership includes (2015-2016):

Name

Title

Organization

Savanna Cox

President

B.E.A.K.

Charlie Bryan

Community Health Planner

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department

Derek Reed

Assistant Professor

Applied Behavioral Sciences

Gideon Naudé

Graduate Student

Applied Behavioral Sciences

Heidi Garcia

Program Director

KU Health Education Resource Office

Michael Showalter

Health Promotion Specialist

Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department

Kim Richter

Professor

KUMC Cancer  Center/Preventive Medicine & Public Health

Miranda Kolenda

Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness

KU Recreation Center

Monica Marcolino

Benefits Manager

KU Human Resources

Ola Faucher

Director

KU Human Resources

Kelsey Fortin

Health Educator Watkins Health Services
Karen Grajczyk Health Educator Watkins Health Services
Patty Quinlan Registered Nurse Watkins Health Services
Claire Byers Vice President B.E.A.K.

 

The Steering Committee supports the initiative by:

• determining how a tobacco-free KU environment may be best achieved;

• communicating project progress;

• developing and advocating for a tobacco-free policy;

• developing and implementing educational programs and events;

• facilitating collaboration with KU, local, and state community contacts;

• identifying and managing supporting resources as appropriate;

• recommending supporting changes to key administrative contacts;

• and serving as cultural change agents.


Would you like to get involved?

KU is quitting tobacco products cold turkey in Fall 2018! Come grab a snack and get connected on social media with… https://t.co/G4RIi1Ugv1


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