Together we're creating a tobacco-free community.

We are a coalition of Washington, DC organizations and individual partners working together to educate the community of the effects and the harm of tobacco and second hand smoke.

 

COALITION
LEADERSHIP TEAM

CHAIR
Carla D. Williams, PhD
Howard University
Cancer Center

VICE CHAIR
Liz Furgurson
Action on Smoking Health (ASH)

SECRETARY
Pamela S. Smith, PharmD
Pfizer

COMMUNICATIONS &
OUTREACH CHAIR
Open Position

POLICY CHAIR
Stuart Berlow
American Heart Association

PROGRAM CHAIR
Madeline DePrimo
American Lung Association

RESEARCH CHAIR
Open Position

SUSTAINABILITY CHAIR
Open Position

YOUTH PROGRAMS CHAIR
Michael Sherrod
YMCA

DC HEALTH LIAISON
Bonita McGee

FISCAL AGENT
REPRESENTATIVE
Charles Debnam
Community Wellness Alliance

 

 

MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS &
COALITION SUPPORTERS

American Cancer Society
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
AmeriHealth Caritas District of Columbia
Breathe DC
Bridgepoint Hospital
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids
Catholic Charities of DC
Children's National Health System
Community Wellness Alliance
DC Cancer Action Partnership
Federal Employees Health Benefits
Greater Washington Urban League
Howard University
Kaiser Permanente
Mary's Center
Medical Society of the District of Columbia
MedStar Georgetown University Hospital
MedStar Washington Hospital
Pfizer
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Providence Hospital
Safeway Foundation
Sibley Memorial Hospital
The George Washington Cancer Center
The George Washington University Hospital
Truth Initiative
United Medical Center
University of the District of Columbia
Ward 8 Health Council
Washington DC Pharmacy Association
YMCA of Metropolitan Washington
ZuriWorks

 
 
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OUR MISSION
The Coalition’s mission is to improve the health of the District of Columbia residents by decreasing the morbidity and mortality associated with tobacco use and exposure through education, public policy, and advocacy using culturally and linguistically competent approaches.

LEADERSHIP
The Coalition Executive Committee is composed of three Executive Officers, the Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and Secretary, and four committee chairs, which include: Program, Policy, Communications & Outreach and Sustainability. Chairs for Research and Youth Programs round out the leadership team.

 

DC Tobacco Free Coalition is supported by a grant from the DC Department of Health (DC Health). We are grateful for DC Health's partnership and continued support.

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