Community Board

Executive Committee:

  • Wendy Cummings– Chair
  • Jim Berl  – Treasurer
  • Francine Tobin  –  Recording Secretary
  • Loretta Novince, Ph.D. – Consultant

Community Board:

Our community board is strongly represented throughout the areas of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. Each member represents a sector, as seen below, creating a catalyst of knowledge, skills, and passions to create change and actively pursue decreasing substance use/abuse and related risk behaviors among local area youth.


  • Laura Pirkey – DFC Program Director/ Teens for Healthy Youth Coordinator
  • Tia Bowers – DFC Grant Project Coordinator


  • USCB Department of Public Health Student – Spring/Summer 2019
  • Liberty University Student – Summer 2019