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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 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
  • Jonathan Engh (Busey Bank) – Chair
  • Syndi Bultman (Lee Memorial Health System Trauma Department) Secretary/Treasurer
  • Deputy Chief Lisa Barnes (Cape Coral Police Department)
  • Meaghan Brady (Park Royal Behavioral Health)
  • Heidi Brescher (Fort Myers Police Department)
  • Stacey Cook (SalusCare)
  • Iris de Hoyos (Tre Boston Beyond Belief Foundation)
  • Lt. Dede Diogo (Lee County Sheriff’s Office)
  • Mary Margaret Embroli Swanson (Cape Coral Hospital)
  • Mary Fischer (Lee County School Board)
  • Kevin Kerton (McGriff Insurance Services)
  • Samuel Laguerre (Lutheran Services)
  • Kevin Mace (The Hanley Foundation)
  • Alex Olivares (Center for Progress and Excellence)
  • Pamela W. Peters (Florida SouthWestern State College, Busey Bank)
  • Dr. Omar Rieche (Elite DNA Therapy Services)
  • ​Katie Whalen Polewsi (Derrek’s Mission Foundation)
  • ​Deputy C. Tyus (Lee County Sheriff’s Office)

Honorary Life Members

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