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CAPA Coalition

A coalition is “a formal arrangement for cooperation and collaboration between groups or sectors of a community, in which each group retains its identity but all agree to work together toward a common goal.”  The CAPA coalition is comprised of parents, teachers, law enforcement personnel, business professionals, religious leaders, health providers and other community activists who are mobilizing at the local level to make the communities of Brecksville and Broadview Heights safer, healthier and drug-free.



2015-2016 Board Members:

Dr. Carla Calevich, CAPA Executive Board Member - Brecksville
Jenny Gee, Executive Board Member - Broadview Heights

Kelly Lazar, CAPA Coordinator/Program Director

Cheryl Stopar, CAPA Program Assistant

Sam Alai, Mayor, City of Broadview Heights

Jerry Hruby, Mayor, City of Brecksville

David Martin, Director of Curriculum, BBHCSD

Brecksville-Broadview Heights HS - Guidance Department

Brecksville-Broadview Heights MS - Guidance Department

Gail Berzins, Parent Representative, CAPA

Joelle Magyar, Superintendent, Brecksville-Broadview Hts Schools

Jose Garcia, D.A.R.E./S.R.O. Officer, Broadview Hts Police Dept

John Chrisopulos, Brecksville Police Department

Mark KrzynowekD.A.R.E./S.R.O. Officer, Brecksville Police Dept

Amy Jaramillo, Guidance, Cuyahoga Valley Career Center

Chief William Goodrich, Brecksville Police Department

Chief Michael Vizer, Broadview Heights Police Department

Angela Ortenzi, Walgreens - Pharmacy Manager

Robert Springer, Community Activist

Todd Rings, Principal, Brecksville-Broadview Hts MS

Susan Welch, Asst. Principal, Brecksville-Broadview Hts HS

Amy Washabaugh, Director, Broadview Hts Human Services Dept

Steven Ast, Principal, Brecksville-Broadview Hts HS

Chrissy Kolakowski, Branch Manager, U.S. Bank

Diane Wilson, Brecksville Teen Resource Librarian

Lisa Putka, Administrative Assistant Broadview Human Services

Denise Schwertle, Guidance Counselor, Breck-Broadview Hts Central

Myles Rapkin, Myles Rapkin Media

Lou Carouse, Member, Partnership for a Healthy Community

Chief Duffy Hajek, Broadview Heights Fire Department

Mark Maslona, Athletic Director, BBH City School District

Steve Pachiorek, Director, Brecksville Human Services Department

Angie Zidanic, Clerk of Court, Independence

Debbie Wallace, Student Assistance, Nordonia Schools

Melanie Rapp-Weiss, Manager, Cuyahoga County Library, Brecksville

Diane Wilson, Teen Librarian, Cuyahoga County Library, Brecksville

Julie Zukauckas, Teen Librarian, Cuyahoga County Library, Breck.

Pastor Randy O'Donnell, Christ Redeemer Lutheran Church

Rick Eimers, Youth Pastor, Cuyahoga Valley Church

Jill Page, Parent Representative

Ashley Hartman, Recovery Resources

Zach Ravagnani, Youth Representative

Olivia Armstrong, Youth Representative

Jaden Kenner, Youth Representative

Katherine Shuster, Youth representative

Bruce Orendorf, Parent Representative

Robert Stiefvater, Stiefvater Law

Vince Caraffi, Cuyahoga County Board of Health

Robin Coyer, Parent Representative

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