Members of the ADAI serve as chairs/co-chairs of action committees comprised of additional faculty, students, staff, and community members interested in the ADAI's goal of reducing alcohol consumption among college students.
These action committees include the following focus areas:
- Proactive Prevention - developing and implementing educational and entertaining strategies that will enable students to make responsible decisions about drinking before they develop problem behaviors.
- Reactive Prevention - enacting counseling, support, motivational, and interventional strategies to assist students after an alcohol related problem or incident arises that will give them the skills they need to modify their personal environment and behaviors regarding alcohol.
- Alcohol-free Activities - collaborating with organizations and co-sponsoring alcohol-free events both on and off-campus that promote camaraderie, fellowship, and fun among the student and community population.
- Curriculum Infusion - training and development of faculty representatives from each discipline to serve as "Curriculum Infusion Ambassadors," who integrate alcohol awareness education and activities into their academic courses.
- Policy Development - analysis, refinement, and promoting of alcohol policies in residence and student life guidelines to meet the goals of the university and the AAI.
- Community-State Relationships - collaborating with community and state officials, lawmakers, and business owners to promote changes in the cultural environments surrounding the SHSU student population.
- Media/Marketing - promoting ADAI activities through multiple media sources to reach students, faculty, staff, and the community via the ADAI website, school newspaper, personal and mass e-mails, university website, and community/area newspapers.
- Funding Sources - developing partnerships with area, state, and national affiliations that can financial support the educational efforts of the ADAI.
Rosanne S. Keathley, Ph.D.
SHSU Box 2176
Huntsville, TX 77341-2176