Monthly Roundtable
Items for the Roundtable are due to Jodee by the 20th of each month.  The Roundtable will go out at the beginning of each month.
February 2019

Day on the Hill 

The AC4C Policy Group is preparing for the upcoming Day on the Hill,  scheduled for February 28th, in Des Moines.   Students are encouraged to attend and community coalitions and organizations are scheduling groups to attend this annual event.  

The Policy Group has prepared a toolkit which includes sample permission letter, a consent for media form, and other materials.   This toolkit can be downloaded at  this link Groups are encouraged to register for this event to allow organizers to prepare materials and meeting space. If you would like to register for the event or have questions, you can contact  Jennifer Husmann.  


Legislative Learning Event 

On January 31st, AC4C sponsored a Legislative Learning Event with spe cial guest speaker and author Dr. Ed Gogek who spoke about his findings highligh ted i n his book, "Marijuana Debunked".   The following day the Iowa CBD board granted him time on their full agenda to share the facts with them.  

If you are interested in more information, you can go to the website to view graphs related to Dr. Gogek's research.


Save the Date for our next retreat - March 12th & 13th at Camp Dodge, Johnston - you can register at  this link.


Remember to check out our prevention education videos!  These are available on our YouTube Channel at  this link

Coalition Resources
Upcomin Training   & Events
Check out the upcoming trainings:


Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - Phase 1
Date :   March 6th & 7th, 2019; Wednesday - Thursday
Location Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA
Registrationat this link

Substance Abuse Prevention Skills Training - Phase 2
(automatically registered with Phase 1)
Date:   April 3rd & 4th, 2019; Wednesday - Thursday
Location:  Camp Dodge, Johnston, IA

14th Annual Iowa Governor's Conference on LGBTQ Youth
Date: April 1st
Location: Iowa Events Center
Registrationat this link

41st Annual Governor's Conference on Substance Abuse
Date:   April 16th & 17th, 2019
Location:    Veteran's Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
                  Des Moines, IA
Registrationat this link
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   AC4C Board Members
Front - R to L - Katya Boltanova, Karie Terhark, Sandy Rayhons
Back - R to L - Jane Larkin, Molly Winter, Kris Rankin, Jen Stolka Jennifer Husmann and Jen Kimber

Angie Asa-Lovstad    Jodee Goche
    Co-Director               Co-Director 

AC4C on Facebook


AC4C Website 


Iowa State Patrol


Iowa EUDL Program




IDPH- Substance Abuse




IDPH- Suicide Prevention 


Partnership @ Drug Free 

Resources To Share.....
CDC- Alcohol Page
Tobacco Use Prevention Toolkit

Iowa Voices of Reason resources

"Unify Iowa Prevention Coalitions to Affect
Positive Change"


The Alliance of Coalitions 4 Change is a statewide network seeking to increase the synergy of substance abuse prevention efforts in Iowa.

  Join a work group session!   Action Teams
Access the action team meetings - click here for login information
Marijuana Action Team                  
Next meeting- February 11th @ 9:30am  
Prescription Drug  Action Team
Next meeting- February 18th @ 9:30 am  
Alcohol Action Team
Next meeting-February 25th @ 9:30 a.m.

Policy Work Group
Co-Chair:  Jennifer Husmann  

Next Meeting:  February 20th  @  2 p.m.
Meeting information can be found  here

To collaborate with the community and statewide entities to advocate and educate on substance abuse legislation, policies, and related issues.
Marketing and Communications Work Group
Next Meeting: Retreat - March 12th

To build skills and provide resources to members of AC4C 

Capacity Work Group

Co-Chair: Jen Kimber

Co-Chair: Jen Stolka

Next Meeting: February 14th @ 11AM
Meeting information can be found here

Create a network of professionals that have a diverse knowledge, experience and interest.

Medication Disposal Resources

More resources...

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Attn: Angie Asa-Lovstad, Director
2300 River Road
Algona, IA 50511