Materials Review Committee

TEAM Lab's Materials Review Committee was composed of representatives of both California Tobacco Control Program-funded programs and non-CTCP-funded programs with expertise in tobacco control. All members had extensive experience in key tobacco control topic areas as well as in materials development and working with diverse populations and communities.

The group also included representation from:

  • Priority populations (ethnic and sexual orientation diversity)
  • Regional representation (Southern, Northern and Central California)
  • Rural and urban areas
  • Local, statewide and national levels
  • Experience in the California Tobacco Control Program Workgroups
  • California Department of Public Health/Tobacco Control Program staff and Tobacco Education Clearinghouse of California (TECC) staff (at least two non-voting members from each)

The committee reviewed newly developed tobacco education materials from projects throughout California.

Read more about the MRC criteria, roles, and responsibilities.

Past committee members included:

Christopher Anderson
University of California, San Diego
California Smoker’s Helpline and Center for Tobacco Cessation

Lacy Arrowsmith
Nevada County Community Health
Tobacco Use Prevention and Education Program

Kimberly Bankston-Lee
The STAND Project, a project of Breathe California of Sacramento-Emigrant Trails and the SOL Project, a project of Public Health Foundation Enterprises, Inc.

DeAnne Blankenship
California Health Collaborative, Chico

Brian Davis
Tri-City Health Center

Nardiner Dhaliwal
California’s Clear Air Project, A Project of Education Training Research (ETR) Associates

Patricia Etem
CIVIC Communications

Ken Fitzgerald
StAAt: Stanislaus Advocacy Action Team

Rhonda Folsom
County of Orange Health Care Agency

Lance Goller
Northern California Center for Well-Being

Marlene Gomez
Smokefree Air for Everyone (SAFE)

Colleen Haydon
California Youth Advocacy Network (CYAN)
Project UNIFORM (Undoing Nicotine Influence From Our Respected Military)

Evi Hernandez
California Health Collaborative, Fresno

Jay McCubbrey
Tobacco Free Humboldt

Mark Mora
Fighting Back Partnership

Viki Ornelas
City of Long Beach Dept. of Health and Human Services
Tobacco Education Program

IMG_9293.JPG Some of the former members of the Materials Review Committee (from left to right): DeAnne Blakenship, Marlene Gomez, Christopher Anderson, Patricia Etem, Nardiner Dhaliwal, Viki Ornelas, Evi Hernandez, and Kimberly Bankston-Lee.

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