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Coalition for Enhanced Drug and Alcohol Resources and Study


The University of Tampa Coalition of Enhanced Drug and Alcohol Resources and Study (CEDARS) is dedicated to helping students make responsible life choices. This is achieved by building collaborative partnerships with students, faculty, staff and community colleagues to lead our community towards environmental change.

2015-2016 Meeting Schedule

CEDARS meetings are held in Vaughn Center 219 from 4-5 p.m.  

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2106

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

For more information about meetings, contact Gina Firth, associate dean of students, at or (813) 257-1777.


CEDARS Members

Kenneth Ackerman, Tampa Police Department
Denise Birungi-Evans, Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Aliance (HCADA)
Kathryn Branch, Associate Professor, Criminology and Criminal Justice
Pulido Brian, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department
Bryan Brummett, Flordia Alcohol Beverage and Tobacco
Elizabeth Bublitz, Tobacco Free Partnership, Hillsborough County, HCADA
Shannon Calega, Director of Leadership Engagement, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Addie Carothers, Wellness Coordinator
Amanda Cato, Student
Gina Firth, Associate Dean of Wellness, Chair of CEDARS
Daliana Gonzalez-Hernandez, Student
Cindy Grant, Executive Director, Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance (HCADA)
Marc Hamlin, Tampa Police Department
Jay Henderson, Campus Safety Officer
Brian Hoffman, Coordinator of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
Kevin Howell, Director, Campus Safety
Ciarra Joyner, Director of Student Conduct and Orientation, Residence Life
Chastity Lee, Student
Irene Lopez Llorente, Student
Tingli Mao, Student
Stephanie Martin, Student
Mary Martinasek, Assistant Professor, Public Health, Health Sciences and Human Performance
Connie McCullough, Director, Counseling Center
Donald Miller, Tampa Police Department
Larry Morrell, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department
Barry Moskowitz, Tampa Police Department
Denise Mote, DACCO
Tim, Nelson Coordinator of Student Conduct and Orientation, Residence Life
Martina Newell , Academic Program Specialist
Caitlin O'Brien, Student
Jennifer Ordonez, Student
Zoe Paarlberg, Student
Anthony Portman, Tampa Police Department
Daniela Ramirez, Student
Mariah Roman, Student
Stephanie Russell-Holtz, Dean of Students
Jenn Scaia, Associate Dean of Student Conduct, Orientation and Residence Life
Chris Schaefer, Legacy Productions, Alumni
Jonathan Serrano, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Department
Jackie Smith, Assistant Director, Campus Safety
James Smith, Tampa Police Department
Ellen Snelling, Tampa Alcohol Coalition and HCADA
Michael Stasio, Associate Professor, Psychology
Sydney Desman, Student
Tara Dodgson, Student
Tamara Thomas, Substance Abuse Counselor
Gabbi Timpson, Student
Monnie Wertz, Assistant to the Vice President, Operations and Planning
Gary White, Assistant Director, Hillsborough County Anti-Drug Alliance (HCADA)