Christi Valentini-Lackner is an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist and has worked in the field of prevention for 14 years. Christi serves as the Director of Prevention Action. She manages all two-way communication and support strategies for youth empowerment and other specific sectors/population related to identified local conditions targeted for change. Christi graduated from Ohio University with a B.A. in Psychology. Valentini-Lackner is the co-author of the low risk drinking course for adults, Minimize Risk-Maximize Life. She is a current board member for ADAPAO and was the 2016 recipient of the ADAPAO Advocate Award.