Breeah Kinsella, Director
Breeah eats, breathes, and sleeps prevention in La Plata County and the Southwest region. She originally came to Durango in 2010 and took a two year hiatus in Austin, Texas to gain some new skills and knowledge to bring back to our community. She's a veteran of the United States Coast Guard and has been working in youth advocacy and education since 2002.
If you ever need to find Breeah you can just pop into one of the schools or after school programs in the county where she's likely to be telling teenagers how amazing they are.
Jordy King, Project Manager
Sloan Gingg, MPH, Contract Evaluator
Sloan brings a unique combination of expertise in marketing communications and program evaluation. She began her career in marketing at a national nonprofit before completing a Master's in Public Health. After graduate studies, Sloan worked for an Austin-based, behavior-change advertising firm as a strategist, specializing in market analysis and data-driven communications campaigns. Sloan is skilled in evaluation design and synthesizing research results into comprehensible reports.
Sloan lives and works in Durango, Colorado, where she began her nonprofit consulting practice, Unclouded Communications, in 2015. Sloan brings a passion for rural economic development and minimizing disparities to every project.
Sylvie Novins-Montague, AmeriCorps CORP
Raised in Denver, Sylvie graduated with her B.A. in Anthropology and Public Health from CU Boulder, and is excited to be in southwest Colorado. She is passionate about engaging with youth and giving them the tools and resources to make healthy, safe decisions.
Sylvie is an AmeriCorps member serving Region 9 (Dolores, Montezuma, La Plata, Archuleta,and San Juan counties) through the Community Opioid Response Program. She offers school-based ("Not Prescribed"), community-level (Naloxone Training and Safe Disposal), and provider education programs to help combat the opioid crisis.