Meet the Staff of Prevention and Wellness Services
ADCAS Alcohol and Drug Support Services
Scott Martinez, BS, CDP
Risk Reduction Specialist
Scott is a WA State Certified Chemical Dependency Professional. He assists students in making informed choices about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use via group classes and individual consultations. He also co-supervises the ADCAS peer health educator team.
Assistant Risk Reduction Specialist
Jacelyn assists students in making informed choices about alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use via group classes and individual consultations. She also co-supervises the ADCAS Peer Health Educator team.
CASAS Survivor Advocacy Services
CASAS Survivor Advocacy Services Coordinator
As the CASAS Survivor Advocacy Services Coordinator, Deidre assists students who have experienced sexual and/or dating violence and provides emotional support and advocacy. Deidre also co-supervises the CASAS Peer Health Educator team.
Mental Health Promotion
Suicide Prevention Coordinator
Amy works to promote resilience and mental health awareness for students, as well as providing training on suicide prevention skills. She also supervises the THRIVE Peer Health Educators.
Men’s Resiliency Specialist
Brandon promotes a positive and healthy collegiate experience for male-identified students and challenges cultural male-normative expectations of masculinities with the goal of creating a healthier campus environment for all. He also supervises the THRIVE Peer Health Educator team.
Sexual Health Promotion
Tracy Dahlstedt-Rienstra, MEd
Tracy develops and coordinates sexual health promotion programs and activities in collaboration with campus partners, and directly oversees the work of the Peer Sexual Health Educators and the Conflict Academy Program.
Sexual Violence Prevention Training and Outreach
Sexual Violence Prevention Outreach Specialist
Liz offers educational presentations and interactive training on preventing sexual violence and supporting survivors for students, faculty, and staff. She co-supervises the CASAS Peer Health Educator team.
Sexual Violence Prevention Training Program Assistant
Jessica facilitates the logistics of Western’s mandatory online sexual violence prevention training program. She advises students, faculty, and staff about the course content and technical aspects of the training.
Wellness Communications and Marketing
Health Promotion and Communications Specialist
Maggie designs health promotion and harm reduction marketing campaigns in collaboration with PWS program staff.
Elva Munro, MS
Elva is the Director of Prevention and Wellness Services.
Program Support Supervisor
Jim provides administrative support to our busy office, fielding general information calls and referring students to our program staff.