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ACT on Drugs

ACT on Drugs provides drug education focused on troubled youth, students, school staff, parents, and professional organizations in Colorado, in the hopes of helping youth find the strength to make healthy choices and know they are important, loved, and certainly not alone. Join with us as an impact partner, and with your donation additional schools and youth can be reached.

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Staff

Part Time Staff:
0
Full Time Staff:
1
Contract Staff:
2
Volunteers Annually:
60
Retention Rate:
100%

Lynn Riemer, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 2007

Lynn Riemer, founder of ACT on Drugs, has an outstanding reputation as a speaker, trainer, and advocate on the issues related to drug abuse. As an experienced forensic chemist and prior participant on the North Metro Drug Task Force in Colorado, her life experiences bring a real, personal, and vivid face to the issues presented by illicit drug use. She is recognized as an expert in Methamphetamine, Manufacturing, Child Abuse, Parental Issues, Health Effects, and Contamination in many counties in Colorado. Lynn has testified before the Colorado Legislature regarding marijuana, edibles, and teens. Lynn has served on several coalitions and work groups to help address substance abuse issues in Colorado. She is also a co-author of the book "The Methamphetamine Crisis: Strategies to Save Addicts, Families, and Communities," and received the Community Champion for Children Award from Adams & Broomfield CASA in 2010.

Over the past 13 years, Lynn has spoken regularly to over 250,000 students, school staff, parents, communities, companies, and governmental agencies about drug awareness, recognition, and prevention throughout the United States.

Boards

Board Type:
Local
Meetings per Year:
5
Term Length:
2
Term Limit:
0
Total # of Board Members:
7
Clients on Board:
No
# of Client Board Members:

Board Demographics:

Female:
3
Male:
4
Transgender Female:
0
Transgender Male:
0
Gender Other:
0

Black or African American:
0
Asian:
0
White:
6
Hispanic or Latino:
1
Multiracial:
0
American Indian or Alaska Native:
0
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander:
0
Other Ethnicities:
0

Average Number of Years Current Board Members Have Served on Board

3

Attendance Percentage for Board Meetings

86%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute Dollars

100%

Percentage of Board Members that Contribute In-Kind

100%

Percentage of Board Members that have Completeted the Colorado Secretary of State's Nonprofit Board Member Course:

2%

Nonprofit completed the Colorado Nonprofit Association's Excellence in Principles & Practices Recognition Program?

No

Committees

N/A

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