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TRUST Coalition > Meeting Minutes > December 5, 2005


Toward Responsible Use of Substances Today
(TRUST) Coalition Minutes



  • Jessica Benoit, Wayne Police Department;
  • Lin Brummels, Counseling Center Director;
  • Jeff Carstens, Assistant Dean of Students & Residence Life Director;
  • Kelly Heithold, Northeast Nebraska Public Health Department;
  • Kathy Mohlfeld, Counseling Center;
  • Jason Mrsny, Campus Security;
  • Lacey Schwochow, Student Senate;
  • Michelle Waldecker, SADD group.

Two low-cost training opportunities in creating environmental change in college towns regarding alcohol and drug problems are being offered by The Network in February and April, see file. We need at least 4 people to sign up to attend. Please reply to Kathy Mohlfeld by January 12, 2006 if you would like to attend. The Counseling Center offered to pay the registration fee for those interested in attending.


Committee/Workgroup Updates:

Education and Information Report:

  • Chairperson needed for this group.
  • Letter and brochure being sent to faculty asking them to plan AOD prevention activities into their syllabi for next semester.
  • Kathy did an Alcohol Poisoning Prevention educational program for Lisa Riefenraths’s Succeeding In College class on December 1. Greek Council will receive the program in February. Residence Life will also receive the training next semester.
  • The Student Activities Board is bringing the Drunk Driving Simulator
    to campus. Kathy will contact Ashley Weede, SAB Programmer about
    the project.

Neighborhood Relations:

  • Contact Kathy Mohlfeld at 375-7321 for more information
  • Sending a letter to parents of those turning 21 warning of birthday bar crawls. SADD already sends a postcard to the college student having the 21st birthday. Nearly 300 students turn 21 between September and April at WSC.

Policy and Enforcement:

  • Next Wildcat Wheels Safe Ride meeting is 12/9/2005 at 3:00 p.m. in the Counseling Center.
  • Wildcat Wheels November averages:

    November averages:
    50.3 calls/night
    127 passengers/night
    Total #’s through November
    640 calls
    1,695 passengers

    October averages
    48.75 calls/night
    136 passengers/night

  • *This last Thursday we had 70 calls and 177 passengers.
  • Wildcat Wheels yard signs- Norfolk Beverage volunteered to make new signs for us
  • Three new magnetic signs were made for the cabs.
  • Lacey Schwochow, Dispatch Coordinator, is graduating this month. Brian Wiese will fill that position. We are in process of hiring another dispatcher/ two.

Social Environment:

  • Students wanting to participate in committee, please
    contact Lin Brummels for more information at 375-7557, or stop by SC 103.
  • No report.

Upcoming meetings: To be determined.


Contact the Counseling Center at 402-375-7321 or if you have any suggestions or concerns for the TRUST Coalition.


“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world." ----Margaret Mead


Ron Vick, MA, LPC
Counselor / Academic Advisor
Int'l Student Advisor




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