Ms. Julie Priego serves as the PRC Program Director, in her role she oversees the management, oversight of the program, financial and program planning of prevention services in coordination with other system agency funded services along with direct support to the program supervisor. Her education background consists of a Master of Science in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in Human Services. Ms. Priego is also an Advanced Certified Prevention Specialist. Ms. Priego states that her experience in community work has built strong connections to individuals, schools, agencies and communities.
Mr. Antonio Moises Martinez currently serves Aliviane, Inc. as the PRC/EPACP Program Supervisor. In this role, he is responsible for supervising and supporting the staff and services offered through these programs. His educational background consists of a Master of Science in Psychology and a Bachelor of Arts in Biological Sciences. Mr. Martinez has been trained in different evidence-based strategies and other public health topics. Mr. Martinez believes that prevention creates the opportunity for knowledge to be increased, capacity to be built, and to emphasize autonomy within individuals.
Tobacco Prevention Coordinator
David Basaldua holds position of the Tobacco Prevention Coordinator. He is in charge of educating the Region 10 tobacco retailers on Texas tobacco law. The essential goal in mind for this position is preventing tobacco from reaching the hands of our youth. Mr Basaldua strives to educate the community on having healthier lifestyles by reducing the misuse of substances. He has been in this position for over a year and finds it very rewarding to be able to help make his community a safer and healthier place to live.
Cierra Bustamante is a new addition to the Prevention Resource Center team and serves as the PRC Public Relations Coordinator. Her position is to oversee prevention training and serve as contact to the community for prevention events. Ms. Bustamante has always been interested in supporting her community in her own ways. Her background has been media for over the past 5 years. Throughout her career she has stepped out to meet with members of her community and get involved. As a UTEP Alumni Ms. Bustamante, says she couldn’t be happier to work right out of school, in her field, and still be an active member in the El Paso community.
Michelle Millen is a new addition to the Prevention Resource Center team and serves as the PRC Data Coordinator. Her position is to collect and analyze data and use that to write the Region 10 Regional Needs Assessment (RNA). Ms. Millen holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and American Literature and a Master of Arts in English and American Literature with a concentration in Cultural Studies. Ms. Millen’s background has been education for the last 3 years and she enjoys reaching out to deliver information and help others in any capacity she can. Although new to prevention, Ms. Millen looks forward to completing the RNA and having the information provided therein make positive and lasting changes.