Beth Creek is the Executive Director of Youth Empowerment Source, known locally as YES. Working with more than 2,000 youth annually, YES has designed intervention and prevention programs to meet the specific needs of at-risk children, youth and families in Cecil County, Md. A former classroom teacher, curriculum developer and accomplished trainer/speaker, she has devoted much of the past decade to prevention. Beth also serves in leadership roles with several local coalitions focused on preventing underage drinking/substance use, and is the immediate past chairman of Drug Free Cecil.
Virgil Boysaw, Jr., serves as the Cecil County Drug Free Coordinator for the Cecil County Health Department.Virgil holds a Master of Public Administration degree from Bowie State University. Virgil previously served as the Prevention Services Program Manager for the Maryland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Administration and Program Supervisor for the Anne Arundel County Department of Health.
Virgil was the National Prevention Network representative for the State of Maryland, served on the Prevention Status Reports (PSRs) on Excessive Alcohol Use (EAU) Project, and is currently a member of the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA) Advisory Committee; and a Prevention Consultant for the State Targeted Response-Technical Assistance Consortium (STR-TA). Recently, Virgil has been appointed by Maryland’s Governor Larry Hogan to the Advisory Council on Youth Camp Safety.