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Chrissie Parris

Chrissie Parris


Chrissie Parris is the Community Health Coordinator for BayCare Behavioral Health.  In this position, she oversees the Community Health Activation Team (C.H.A.T.) and prevention services.  Chrissie and her team work closely with the schools, jail, and community partners to implement evidence based strategies addressing substance abuse prevention with a holistic approach.  Chrissie’s interest in prevention began when she was a volunteer for a 24-hour crisis hotline and drop in center at a staff run, grass roots organization in central Pennsylvania.  She went on to work in substance abuse prevention and intervention for 17 years, including 5 years as the ASAP coordinator.  She is a proud graduate of Penn State University and loves to travel.

Tracy Kaly

Tracy Kaly


Tracey Kaly, is a Licensed Clinical Manager for BayCare Behavioral Health who oversees the clinical operations of mental health, AOD and co-occurring treatment services for adults and children at multiple sites within the BayCare continuum of care. Tracey has been in a senior leadership role with BayCare for over 10 years working hands on in the areas of clinical program development, implementation of specialized Initiatives, writing of grants and research projects, community development and clinical supervision model development/implementation. She has been a member of ASAP since its inception in 2006 and has served as Board Chair for since 2009. She is a Florida Gator and is the proud parent of  Brenna, Luke, and Jackson.

Melissa Fuller


Art Rowand


Mr. Rowand is a retired sergeant and supervisor from Pasco Sheriff's Office Selective Traffic Enforcement Patrol, commonly known as the STEP Unit. The STEP Unit concentrates on DUI enforcement and other traffic violations known to cause traffic crashes. He has been with the Pasco Sheriff's Office for over 26 years and has 30 years in Law Enforcement. He has two daughters and is a native Floridian.

Kelly Mothershead

Board Member at Large

Kelly is The community relations manager at Pepin Academies-Pasco, she has a strong back ground in Community Relations and many direct connections to the businesses and families in our community. She was raised right here in Pasco county and continues to own a business here. Kelly is a real estate agent with the Pick your new Home team at Keller Williams . Kelly is an active member in many organizations including local Chambers of Commerce, Rotary and networking groups.
She has a strong background in communications and community relations with her current business, as well as with other large companies in the area. Her main focus has been working with community organizations to increase fundraising efforts and awareness.
Kelly won the title of Volunteer of the year in Wesley Chapel for 2014 and Small Business of the year in 2013. She also won New Business of the year in 2014 for Central Pasco Chamber. Kelly was a finalist in 2013 and 2015 for the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Business woman of the year.

Phil Cohen

Board Member at Large

Leslie Gervase

Leslie Gervase

Board Member at Large

Leslie joined the ASAP Coalition in 2012. She works for Morton Plant North Bay Hospital as the Advanced Patient Care Leader and coordinates care transitions for a group of acute care patients in the inpatient setting from admission to discharge. She has been a clinical nurse for over thirty years, with a focus on medical-surgical, cardiovascular, and pain management nursing, and is a board certified nurse in medical-surgical nursing and pain management nursing. As a Masters prepared Nurse Educator, she develops evidenced based programs that focus on substance abuse education needs for patients, caregivers and clinicians and the complex needs of this population. Leslie has completed nursing research in pain management in the acute care setting, and is expanding her research knowledge within the hospital and in the community setting. She has worked with local, state and national legislators in areas related to pain management and substance abuse disorders to allow decision makers understand the complexities of substance abuse disorders of all types. With ASAP, she has collaborated with coalition members to develop a community-wide education plan about home medication safety for the community, and is now focusing on stigma and communication strategies that are important to patients, caregivers, and clinicians, with a focus on resilience and compassion fatigue. These evidenced-based practice initiatives have been discussed locally and nationally.

Summer Robertson

Board Member at Large

Summer Robertson currently serves as Deputy Chief of Staff for Florida’s 12th Congressional District, held by United States Congressman Gus Bilirakis. In this capacity, she directly oversees day-to-day operations of the District, coordinates media responses, supervises casework and serves as a senior policy advisor.  She is the primary liaison between the Congressional office and other federal agencies.  Ms. Robertson has over 17 years of experience working at all levels of government.  Prior to serving in her current position, Ms. Robertson worked in the Communications & Government Relations Department of the District School Board of Pasco County.  In this role, she functioned as the official spokesperson for the school system.  She handled all press inquiries, coordinated public relations and directed the government affairs division for the eleventh largest school system in the state of Florida.  Ms. Robertson also worked for the Florida State Legislature as a Chief Legislative Aide for many years, including an assignment as Chief Legislative Aide for then State Representative Gus Bilirakis.  She has extensive experience in public policy and understands how to navigate local, state and federal bureaucracies in order to advocate for the needs of constituents and her community.  In addition to her official duties, Ms. Robertson serves as Vice-Chairman of the Homeless Coalition of Pasco, Vice-Chairman of the United Way of Pasco, Chairman for PACE Center for Girls Board of Directors, and as a newly appointed board member on the Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention.  She also volunteers with the American Cancer Society, Metropolitan Ministries Advisory Board, and the Cinderella Project.   She was twice recognized as Administrator of the Year by her peers at the School Board.  Ms. Robertson is a proud graduate of the University of South Florida and holds an MBA in Health Care Administration from Saint Leo University.

Billy Major, Public Defender's Office

Board Member at Large

Capt. Mike Jenkins, Pasco Sherrif's Office, Special Investigations Division

Board Member at Large

Captain Mike Jenkins began his law enforcement career with the Pasco Sheriff’s Office in October of 2000. During his tenure at the PSO, Mike has been privileged to serve in a wide variety of law enforcement capacities, to include:

  • Deputy, Field Training Officer (FTO), Corporal, Sergeant, FTO Sergeant and Lieutenant in Road Patrol
  • Corporal in the School Resource Officer Unit
  • Detective in Secondary Victims, Juvenile Investigations, Narcotics, and Major Crimes
  • Inspector in the Professional Standards / Internal Affairs Unit
  • In May of 2015, Mike was promoted to Captain and assumed command of District III Patrol – Trinity District. In January of 2017, Mike was selected to serve as the Commander of the Special Investigations Division.

Mike has been recognized as a criminal street gang expert in the Sixth Judicial Circuit and has taught at conferences sponsored by the Department of Justice and the Florida Gang Investigators Association on the topic of Criminal Street Gangs Investigations.  Additionally, Mike has served as an Adjunct Professor for the University of North Florida, teaching the subject of Police Internal Affairs and Interview and Interrogation Techniques for IA Investigators. These classes were held across the United States under the oversight of UNF’s Institute of Police Technology & Management. Mike served as an Executive Board Member of the National Internal Affairs Investigators Association from 2011 – 2015, and served as President of the NIAIA from 2013 – 2014. Mike has a B.A. degree in Biblical Studies from Trinity College of Florida and has been married to his wife Angela for over twenty years. Mike and Angela have six children together and have lived in Pasco County since 1997.


Monica Rousseau

Monica Rousseau

ASAP Coordinator

Monica Rousseau is the Coordinator for the Pasco County Alliance for Substance Abuse Prevention.  In this role, she guides the community coalition to develop, implement, and evaluate upstream interventions to reduce rates of substance abuse in Pasco.  Before taking on this position in October 2014, Monica served as a regular ASAP volunteer for two years while co-coordinating the Tobacco Free Florida grant for the Florida Department of Health in Pasco County and teaching undergraduate courses at the University of South Florida.  Monica has her Master’s degree in Public Health from USF and has been working in public health education, coalition building, program development, evaluation, and advocacy since 2011.  She has a strong passion for empowering communities and is a currently working on her doctorate degree in public health.

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