The Sisters Committee was formed in January 2020 and is comprised of stakeholders representing different sectors of the Sisters community. The committee utilizes the Strategic Prevention Framework to address underage substance use, which includes enhancing protective factors and reducing risk factors that are present in the community. The committee is currently working on the following strategic direction areas that were selected based on findings from the Youth Marijuana Use Assessment completed in June 2020:

    • Increase community knowledge and capacity to prevent youth marijuana use
    • Build effective partnerships to advocate for equitable treatment services in Sisters
    • Establish community buy-in and a backbone organization to champion prevention efforts
    • Enhance existing positive youth development opportunities by increasing accessibility and diversity of options

Sisters Committee Members

Gabriel Cobos

Sisters School District 
Latino Community Liaison

Javier Pineda

Deschutes County Juvenile Community Justice 
Community Justice Officer

Jeff Taylor

Parent Advocate
Volunteer

Nicole Swisher Woodson

Circle of Friends 
Executive Director

Anne Zoormajian

Parent Advocate 
Volunteer

Jennifer Holland

Sisters Park and Recreation District 
Executive Director

Vacant

St. Charles Health System 
Sisters Community Engagement & Philanthropy Advocate

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