The Safe Communities Coalition Policy Committee will address policy and procedure issues for the Coalition, as well as prepare materials to inform public policy makers of issues related to the Coalition’s mission and vision.

The Safe Communities Coalition Executive Committee will meet with the Coalition Coordinator to discuss progress and barriers, and to set agenda for each full Coalition meeting.  The Executive Committee will also be the decision making body for issues that require resolution between full Coalition meetings.

The Safe Communities Coalition Budget committee will be responsible for overall policy matters relating to the budget and for coordinating the preparation of the budget itself.

The Safe Communities Coalition Youth Council will be comprised of youth from throughout Union County.  The Youth Council will develop and produce peer messaging and social media targeting youth Alcohol and Tobacco prevention. The Youth Council will identify, organize and host age-appropriate, drug-free, adult supervised alternative activities to prevent alcohol and tobacco use. 

The Safe Communities Coalition Drug Free Run Committee will plan, promote, organize and oversee the annual Drug Free Run.

The Safe Communities Coalition Prevention Messaging Committee will be responsible for promotional materials, messaging and community awareness campaigns supporting the goals and activities of the coalition.

The SPF Advisory Committee will provide support, input and direction regarding the local Strategic Prevention Framework.

The Traffic Safety Committee will focus on traffic and transportation concerns in Union County by providing support, input and direction regarding traffic and transportation safety documents, data review, problem identification, and plan implementation. 

The Safe Kids Union County Committee will meet as needed for event planning and injury prevention activities and outreach for youth ages 0-19, including planning, promoting, organizing and overseeing the annual Safe Kids Safety Fun Fair.

Other short term committees will be established as needed.  Examples of short term committees are: Red Ribbon Month Committee, Fair Booth Committee, Spring Break Committee, Town Hall Committee…





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