Sheriff Frankie Gray
Sheriff Gray is a lifelong resident of Stewart County and has raised his family here. He has served in law enforcement for 40 years in different capacities. He is in his second term as Stewart County Sheriff and joined the coalition soon after his first election. Sheriff Gray is tough on drugs, but wants to help people find treatment as well as teach children the dangers of use.
Coalition Vice President
Erica moved to Stewart County with her husband Chris and has been involved in his real estate business especially planning special events and fundraisers. She joined the coalition board after serving as a member for a few months. Erica is in long term recovery and has a heart for those who suffer from Substance Use Disorder.
Lisa is our Jill of all trades, she is a 911 dispatcher, volunteer firefighter, first responder, and k9 search and rescue volunteer. She joined the coalition so she could get more involved in the community and helping people.
Marcia is Melissa’s mother, she is a retired nurse and has been involved in the coalition since inception. She is widowed, has 2 daughters and 5 grandsons.
Melissa is part of the original gang of coalition coordinators. She has been in the role of director since 2011. She started her prevention path with Centerstone doing direct services inside schools. When that program ended she was hired to lead the coalition. Melissa moved to Dover with her husband and son and with them own 3 businesses in town. She is also a county commissioner, as well as a member of other non-profits and has served on their boards. Along with the other members of the coalition Melissa is dedicated to helping the people of Stewart County learn about and abstain from the use of substances.
Coalition Program Assistant
Sydni has worked for nonprofits for 2 years after 12 years years of business management experience. She is married and has 4 children. Like many others, Sydni found her passion for prevention because of her personal experiences witnessing a loved one with Substance Use Disorder
Coalition Program Assistant
Julie has worked alongside Melissa since learning of the coalition’s existence. She started out as a volunteer and moved into a paid role when the coalition was awarded extra grant funds. Julie is a pastor’s wife, a mom and soon will be having her first grandbaby.
Hybrid Lifeline Coordinator
Nikki Green is a lifetime resident of Holladay, Tennessee. She has two children, Hunter and Hayden. Nikki is a Certified Peer Recovery Specialist and is passionate about recovery and reaching those in need of a fresh start. Nikki also has experience with homelessness and housing working with people with co-occurring substance use disorder and mental health issues