Suzanne has worked for United Way of Rutherford County since 2008. She helped establish and lead United Way’s substance abuse prevention coalition. The “Community Engagement Team” is now a Year 5 Drug Free Communities grantee. Her grant writing and program development work features numerous collaborative projects with law enforcement and treatment providers which include the creation of a crisis ‘drop-in’ center using a peer support model. United Way is currently facilitating development of a Medication Assisted Treatment and re-entry program for the Rutherford County Jail in partnership with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, Family Preservation Services, and Rutherford Hospital Legacy Foundation (anticipated launch date of early July 2017).