North Iowa Addiction Prevention Alliance

The North Iowa Addiction Prevention Alliance is an enduring league of area organizations, school officials, law enforcement, and private citizens who work to advance change in tobacco and nicotine use risks in North Iowa by promoting cessation, supporting tobacco and nicotine-free (TF/NF) environments, and promoting youth prevention initiatives. Efforts are funded in part by the Iowa Department of Public Health by way of the Community Partnership Grant.

The North Iowa Addiction Prevention Alliance’s mission is: Leading to advance a TF/NF environment in North Iowa. Our vision is: A healthy, cleaner North Iowa, free of nicotine and tobacco.

Partnership members consist of:

  • Penny McCaslin, CG Public Health
  • Kelli Gerdes, CG Public Health
  • Morgan Lawson, Prairie Ridge Integrated Behavioral Healthcare
  • Brian Pauly, Mason City Recreation Department
  • Carla Miller, North Iowa Community Action Family Health Center
  • Linda Webner, Relay for Life – CAN
  • Alice Ciavarelli – Mason City Youth Task Force
  • Michelle Alquist – MercyOne
  • Amy Jaspersen – MercyOne
  • Debbie Abben – MercyOne
  • Sharon Enabnit – MercyOne
  • Eva Gutierrez-Ackerly – Mason City High School, IJAG
  • Tiffany Creekmur – Mason City Police Department
  • Sarah Enke, Community Health Center of Mason City
  • Kelly Hutchinson – Hancock County Public Health
  • Rhonda Schriever, Winnebago County Public Health
  • Paul Adams – MC City Council
  • Jane Larkin – Iowa Department of Public Health
  • Jill Wust – MercyOne
  • Suzette Rolling – MercyOne

If you are interested in joining the North Iowa Coalition for Nicotine Prevention, please contact Penny at 641-421-9329 or


Contact Us

2570 4th St SW, Suite 1
Mason City, IA 50401
(641) 421-9300
Toll-Free: 1 (888) 264-2581
Available 24/7 to report health emergencies
(641) 450-0895