Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is responsible for the following:

  • Managing the structure, direction, and operation of the Coalition

  • Preparing an annual operating budget and overseeing the commitment and disbursement of funds consistent with the budget

  • Transacting business associated with the Coalition’s mission

  • Assuring membership requirements are being met

  • Appointing non-elected positions to the Coalition 

  • Developing a list of officer nominees annually at the last meeting of the calendar year

Gary Garske

Division of Public Health Manager and Portage County Health Officer​

Jerry Gargulak

Student/Family Outreach Coordinator and School Psychologist​

Stacey Duellman

Coalition Vice-Chair

Program Director, Center for Prevention

Ray Przybelski

Portage County Health and Human Services Director​

Jennifer Knecht 

School Principal

Andrea Behnke

Justice Programs Director

Elizabeth Beck

Coalition Chair 

Community Health Planner​

Connie Creighton

4-H Youth Development Educator

Dana Williams


SPPD Administrations Sergeant

Dan Ault

Plover Police Chief

Jessica Hoerter

Communications Professional

Mike Lukas

Portage County Sheriff

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