CHASCo meetings educate and inform its members about new and pressing issues in the field of alcohol and other drug and violence prevention. If your institution would like to become a CHASCo member, please download the membership agreement and return to the CHASCo Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017-18 Membership Meetings and Locations: Meetings are typically held from 11:00am-2:00pm.
- September 29, 2017, Pellissippi State Community College (East)
- November 17, 2017, Trevecca Nazarene University (Middle)
- February 16, 2018, The University of Memphis (West)
- April 20, 2018, Statewide Webinar Click here to Register.
- Partners in Prevention: May 23 & 24, 2017, Lipscomb University (Middle)
Membership Meeting Information: Registration is now open for our next meeting scheduled for Friday, April 20, 2018. This meeting will be conducted as a statewide webinar. The time will be 11:00-2:00 Central Time.
Professional Development: Impacts of the Legalization of Marijuana on Public Health and Implications for Practice on Campus
With the recreational legalization of marijuana in 8 states and D.C., campuses are wondering about the impact to their students as well as current prevention approaches aimed at marijuana use. This session will review the public health implications of legalization, the impact of changing laws on schools prevention efforts, and ways that schools are approaching prevention and intervention efforts regardless of state laws.
Kimberly Timpf, Senior Director of Prevention Education at EverFi
Kimberley Timpf leverages institution-specific data to assist EverFi partners in identifying and prioritizing prevention activities for their campus. She helps campuses build institutional support for prevention initiatives by sharing insights and recommendations with senior leadership and key stakeholders as part of on-campus briefings.
Kimberley Timpf has more than 15 years of experience in the college alcohol and other drug prevention field, having worked at both public and private universities. Her expertise lies in program design and development, application of prevention theory in higher education settings, training and instruction, and methods of evaluation. She also served as the Assistant Dean for Alcohol and Drug Education at Boston College, recognized nationally for its alcohol and drug prevention program.
Ms. Timpf holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from Boston College, and has served as chair of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission for Alcohol and Other Drug Issues and as a state coordinator for the BACCHUS Peer Education Network. She has presented at ACPA Conventions, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference, and Department of Education National Meetings, and was a part-time faculty member in the School of Education at Boston College.