Our Board of Directors

The board of directors at Prevention Action Alliance generously volunteer their time and expertise to lead Prevention Action Alliance so we can meet our mission of leading healthy communities in the prevention of substance misuse and the promotion of mental health wellness.  Their efforts and insight create policies that prudently govern our agency, manage our budget and finances, steward donations to the agency, hire our executive director, advocate for prevention and Prevention Action Alliance, and provide oversight to ensure we’re capable of living up to our mission.

Meet the Prevention Action Alliance Board of Directors

Executive Committee


Bobbie O’Keefe, Esq. | O’Keefe Family Law, LLC


David A. Bell, Esq. | Retired educator

Past President

Jody Allton, MSW, LISW-S, LCDCIII | Ohio Health Systems


Claudia Khourey-Bowers, Ph.D. | Professor Emeritus, Kent State University

At-Large Member

Peter Walsh | Columbus Temperature Control Co.

George “Pat” Willis | Geauga County Educational Service Center


Kyle Clark | Wood County Educational Service Center

Rev. Nancy Day-Achauer | Maynard Avenue United Methodist Church

Jody Demo-Hodgins | Retired mental health professional

Michael J. Evans | Cleveland Clinic

Perci Garner | Tuscarawas Society for Children and Adults

Corinne Gasper | Parent Advocate

Chris Lane | BASEC Management

Dalon Myricks | Retired CFO

Ellen Schoonover | Parent Advocate

Derek Siegel | Ohio HIDTA