About Us


Debbie Meripolski – Executive Director
Victor Cheatham – Director of Prevention Programs
Sonny Muniz-Blake, MS, LCDC, ADCIII – Director of HIV Programs
Francis Montellano – Associate Director of HIV Programs
Terri Chepregi, CPA, CMA – Director of Finance
Jennifer Pitts – Director of Operations
Nicole Miller – Administrative Director
Daphne Redford – Receptionist


Alliance on Underage Drinking

June Deibel – Coordinator


Dallas Area Drug Prevention Partnership

Becky Tinney – Coordinator


HIV Early Intervention

John Willett, LPC – Lead Case Manager
Samuel Below – Case Manager
Kelvin Divinity – Case Manager
Abraham Enahoro – Case Manager
Dishea Mclemore – Case Manager

HIV Outreach & Prevention

Leon Jackson – Lead Risk Reduction Specialist
Cecilia Gonzales – Quality Assurance Coordinator

Jonathan “Dax” Adair – Risk Reduction Specialist

Michael Andrews – Risk Reduction Specialist
Jasmine Sanders – Risk Reduction Specialist
Amy Higginbotham – Recovery Support Specialist


Information Helpline

Nicole Miller – Administrative Director


Prevention Resource Center

Gordon Sidler – Community Liaison
TBD – Community Outreach Specialist
Haley Gleeson – Regional Evaluator
Ashley Paramore – Tobacco Prevention Specialist
Kaye Ibrahim Hashim – Prevention Resource Center Program Assistant


School-Based Prevention / Intervention for At-Risk Students

Tina Clemmons – Lead Youth Prevention Specialist
Cyndie Stanley – Youth Prevention Specialist
Raymond Strain – Youth Prevention Specialist
Troyrika Terrell – Youth Prevention Specialist

“Let’s work together to prevent one of the biggest problems faced today by our region, state and country … Together we can invest in area youth to prevent their use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and their many life-altering consequences.”

Elizabeth Showers

“Because of the Council, I have seen high school students, who have made bad choices, begin to turn their lives around by recognizing what got them in trouble and dedicating themselves to leading lives free of drugs.”

Ross Coulter

Prevent. Intervene. Promote Recovery.

Join us as together we PREVENT problems with alcohol and other drugs before they occur,
INTERVENE when they do and PROMOTE RECOVERY for those who are already addicted.