Ronna Yablonski, a respected leader in youth substance use prevention and community-based coalition development, joined SAFE Project in August 2021 as the Senior Director of SAFE Choices. In this role, she designs and implements evidence-informed programs, enhances wellness in youth development, fosters connections for underserved populations, and advocates for the youth sector. Previously, Yablonski served as the Executive Director of the Cambria County Drug Coalition (CCDC), leading it to significant growth and success in addressing the opioid epidemic. She began her career as a tutor and Prevention Coordinator at Twin Lakes Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center while simultaneously serving as the Director of the Somerset County Drug-Free Communities Coalition. Yablonski collaborated with the Center for the Study of Prevention and Violence at the University of Colorado, coordinating the implementation of the “Botvin LifeSkills Training” curriculum. She holds various certifications and has been recognized for her outstanding contributions. Yablonski continues to advocate for youth substance use prevention, intervention, treatment, and recovery. She resides in Somerset, PA, with her husband and enjoys outdoor activities with her family.