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What We Are All About

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.


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Our Prevention Team


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Board Members

Here are some of the members that make this organization possible.
  • Jonathan Engh (Busey Bank) – Chair
  • Thomas Mouracade (The Kimberly Center) – Vice-Chair
  • Syndi Bultman (Lee Memorial Health System Trauma Department) Secretary/Treasurer
  • Erin Bowman (Parent)
  • Deputy Chief Lisa Barnes (Cape Coral Police Department)
  • Heather Cross (Lee County Treatment Center)
  • Lt. Dede Diogo (Lee County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Marlee Hartnett (Isle of Palms Treatment Center)
  • Stacey Cook Hawk (SalusCare)
  • Mary Margaret Embroli Swanson (Cape Coral Hospital)
  • Mary Fischer (Lee County School Board)
  • Kevin Kerton (BB&T Oswald Trippe and Company)
  • Kevin Mace (The Hanley Center)
  • Pamela W. Peters (Florida SouthWestern State College, Busey Bank)
  • Dr. Omar Rieche (Child and Adult Psychiatry)
  • Dr. Parisima Taeb (Community Activist)
  • ​Katie Whalen Polewsi (Derrek’s Mission Foundation)
  • ​Deputy C. Tyus (Lee County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Alex Olivares The Center for Progress and Excellence)

Honorary Life Members

  • Jim Nathan, Founder
  • Betty Harmon
  • Charlie Styles
  • Sheriff Mike Scott

Our Board Members

Thomas M. Mouracade
Thomas M. Mouracade
CEO, Kimberly ReGenesis, LLC
Lisa Barnes
Deputy Chief, Cape Coral Police Department
Pamela W. Peters
Vice President, Relationship Manager, Busey Bank
Jon Engh
Jon Engh
Senior Vice President, Commercial Team Lead FL, Busey Bank
Claude Tyus
Staff Officer, Lee County Sheriff's Office