February Chapter Meeting

February 18, 2021
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Kelli Goatley-Seals & Christine Thompson

“Smoke”

Topic Description

Smoke Free Truckee Meadows is a local effort of the Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition (NTPC) that is working to pass laws in Reno, Sparks and Washoe County prohibiting smoking in casinos and bars. Kelli Goatley-Seals, NTPC President and Washoe County Health District Tobacco Prevention Coordinator, and Christine Thompson, Cancer Prevention Programs Manager with Nevada Cancer Coalition, will share details about the effort and are looking forward to conversation with ASHRAE’s Northern Nevada Chapter members about this issue.

Bio

Kelli Goatley-Seals is a native Nevadan who has been working in public health with the Washoe County Health District for 18 years.  She currently works in chronic disease prevention, focusing much of her work on tobacco prevention and control. Kelli is the current President of the Nevada Tobacco Prevention Coalition, whose mission is to improve the health of all Nevadans by reducing the burden of tobacco use and nicotine addiction.

Christine Thompson is Cancer Prevention Programs Manager at Nevada Cancer Coalition, a statewide non-profit she joined in 2016. Her program initiatives focus on tobacco prevention and control and skin cancer prevention. She is an advocate for healthy living and the role of education and public health initiatives in ensuring community health and wellness. Christine grew up in Gainesville, FL and is a UF graduate. She and her family have lived in Reno since the mid-1990s.

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