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The Brain and Addiction

Joann Felton has been a full-time police Officer in Solon, Ohio since 2001, with a total of her 24th years of service in law enforcement. Since 2011 she has been an active bike patrol officer along with teaching the D.A.R.E program to approximately 2,000 students yearly, ages ranging from 5 years old to 17 years old. She proudly served as vice president of the D.A.R.E Association of Ohio, and continued on as a Co-chair for the state’s newly established steering committee. She has worked with motivational speaker/educator Mr. Robert Brandt, president of the non-profit organization Robby’s Voice and internationally-certified Prevention Specialists, Nancy Pommerening, founder/Executive Director of the nonprofit organization, Drug Awareness and Prevention Inc. (DAP). Joann plans include working with the homeless shelters high-risk kids in her county, using the D.A.R.E. program to start an educational program on addiction and life skills. Joann is a daughter, a sister, an aunt, a wife and a mother. She is also a good friend.