Congratulations to Coalition Chair Jon Engh on his selection as the Florida Drug and Alcohol Abuse Association Volunteer of the Year for his work with the Coalition on behalf of families in Lee County!

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Jim Nathan

Founder and Life Member.

We need your help today!  By supporting our Busey Bank Run for Prevention, you will support the coalition prevention initiatives planned for 2016.  The Busey Bank Run for Prevention is planned for October 1, 2016 at Centennial Park in the River District, Fort Myers.  A 6:00 p.m. 5K Chipped and Timed Race will be followed by a Kids Fun Run at 7:00 p.m.  .  Sponsorship information is available by calling (239) 931-9317.  Don't miss this opportunity to support families in Lee County!

Congratulations to Coalition Vice-Chair Dan Mills on being named a National Point of Light Volunteer for February 3, 2016!

Since it's founding in 1989 by Jim Nathan, Sheriff Mike Scott and a group of local leaders, the Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has worked to provide prevention resources to families in Lee County. Prevention events include Drug House Odyssey, Red Ribbon Week Celebrations, Town Hall Meetings and Lunch and Learn Educational Events.

The Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida provides a number of educational events throughout the year.  Join us for a Town Hall Meeting or free Lunch and Learn and Coalition Meeting.  We also invite you to join us as a volunteer at Drug House Odyssey, where you can impact the lives of over 2,000 fifth graders over the course of three days.

For more than 25 years, The Lee County Coalition for a Drug-Free Southwest Florida has devoted its energy to passionately advocating for the prevention of drug and alcohol abuse in Lee County. Find out how you can contribute to a healthy future for our children through donations of money and time. .

Sheriff Mike Scott

Former Chair and Life Member


Jonathan Engh (Busey Bank) - Chair

Dan Mills (WINK-TV) - Vice-Chair

Syndi Bultman (Lee Memorial Health System Trauma Department) Secretary/Treasurer

Sheree Beau Wells

Mary Fischer (Lee County School Board)

Kevin Kerton (BB&T Oswald Trippe and Company)

Kevin Lewis

Kevin Mace (The Hanley Center)

Teresa Martinez (University Behavioral Center)

​Dr. Sandra Pavelka (Florida Gulf Coast University)

Pamela W. Peters (Florida Southwestern University, Busey Bank)

Lt. Dede Petracca (Lee County Sheriff's Office)

Marissa Policicchio (Lutheran Services)

Dr. Omar Rieche

Leslie Robinson (Street Chicks in Recovery)

Shawn Seliger (Law Offices of Shawn Seliger)

​Amy Semiklose

Jeff Shafer (Pediatric Dentistry of Southwest Florida)

Jeff Williams (AWA Insurance)

Honorary Life Members

Jim Nathan, Founder

Betty Harmon

Charlie Style

Sheriff Mike Scott

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