Christi Valentini-Lackner is an Ohio Certified Prevention Specialist and has worked in the field of prevention for over 18 years. Christi serves as the director of Prevention Action at PreventionFIRST!. The Center for Prevention Action strives to influence community conditions and circumstances to reduce community level alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use/misuse. Christi is an Ohio University graduate. She served as a board member or ADAPAO and was the 2016 recipient of the ADAPAO Advocate Award.