Prevention Board

The Prevention Board is the voting arm of our county-wide coalition. Both our Board and our coalition have representation from non-profit organizations, county and local government, educational institutions, religious organizations, law enforcement, the medical community, and businesses.


Officers in 2016-2018:

Karin Knode – President

Hillary Benny – Vice President

Stephanie Lawson – Secretary

Jennifer Hepner – Treasurer

Along with our Officers, the following are Prevention Board voting members :

Bernie Zook Faith-Based Initiatives Team Chair; Retired Warden
Belinda Black Youth Team Chair; Juniata Valley Tri-County Crisis
Susan Miriello Community Outreach Team Chair; Mifflin County Library
Denise Shugarts Data Team Chair; Community Care Behavioral Health
Kirk Gilbert PROSPER Team Chair; Penn State Extension Office
Ann Kanagy Resource Assessment Team Chair; Locust Grove Mennonite Church
Jim Zubler Downtown Lewistown, Inc.
Cristy Yoders Success by Six
Martha Leister Juniata Valley Tri-County Drug and Alcohol