Wood County Prevention Coalition names new officers


The Wood County Prevention Coalition Executive and Sector Leadership Committee voted in a new president and vice-president at their Nov. 16 meeting. Both individuals have been longstanding coalition members with leadership duties.

Madison Weilnau (former vice president) was elected president. Weilnau is the program coordinator for the Wood County Addiction Response Collaborative (ARC). She received her bachelor’s degree from Bowling Green State University and is a licensed social worker (LSW) in the state of Ohio. Her role within the ARC program is to offer support and resources to overdose victims and their families, as well as facilitate the program.

The committee elected Aimee Coe (formerly coalition secretary) as vice president. Coe received her undergraduate degree in criminal justice and later her master’s in rehabilitation counseling from BGSU. Coe is a licensed professional clinical counselor with a supervisory endorsement. She has been the Wood County Alcohol Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board as the director of community programs since January 2018.

The committee also voted to vacate the office of Secretary.

The Wood County Prevention Coalition unites compassionate community members working together to coordinate high quality programs for the prevention of youth substance abuse in Wood County, Ohio. The coalition was established in 2004 and boasts a stronger-than-ever presence in uniting for a drug-free community.

The Wood County Prevention Coalition’s next meeting is Dec. 8 at 9 a.m. at the Wood County Educational Service Center, 1867 N. Research Drive. All are invited to attend.

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