Staff and Board


Rob Timmerman, Director

Rob Timmerman is a graduate of the University of Utah with degrees in Behavioral Science & Health and Sociology with a Criminology Certificate. He has worked with the South Salt Lake Coalition for Drug Free Youth since 2007 and is currently the Coalition Director. He is a certified substance abuse prevention specialist, trained in Too Good for Drugs and Violence, Search Institute’s 40 Developmental Assets, Risk and Protective Factors, and other prevention curriculum.  Mr. Timmerman serves on a number of community boards and councils including South Salt Lake’s Promise Health Council, the Coalition for Tobacco Free Utah, Utah Preventions Coalitions' Association, Utah PTA Family Life Comission and the Utah Prevention Advisory Council.

Keahi Higa, Coalition Coordinator

Keahi (pronounced kay-ah-hee) is currently pursuing his bachelor's degree at the University of Utah. He is studying Health Promotion and Education and will be graduating in the spring of 2015. He plans on pursuing a master's degree in Healthcare Administration. He was born and raised in Hawaii, which is the main contributor to his knowledge and understanding of diversity. He has volunteered with the Health Access Project and helped in their efforts to supply healthcare to those in need. Keahi has a passion for improving the human condition and believes that prevention strengthens a community from the inside out.

Board of Directors

  • Alli Lachowsky
  • Kari Cutler
  • Jennifer Allred