Sue Ellen recently joined Prevention Coalition of St. Johns County as Executive Director in August 2020. She brings over 25 years of professional experience in the prevention field. For 15 years she was the Executive Director of Aware Central Texas, a non-profit organization with a mission of child abuse and domestic violence prevention. Aware provided a range of services to over 11,000 individuals each year in the Central Texas region.
She recently moved back home to Florida where she lives on the banks of the St. Johns River with her husband where they enjoy boating and staying in touch with their 3 children and 8 grandchildren. Sue Ellen loves St. Johns County and looks forward to making a community impact with the Prevention Coalition of St. Johns County.
Michelle Damon became Prevention Coalition’s Outreach Director at the end of 2022 and has been a resident of St Johns County since 1989. She began her prevention journey working with at risk children and families in 2003 in Early Education in both the classroom setting then in administration. She then transitioned into providing in-home parenting education , case management, family risk assessment, and resource linkage to at-risk families in St Johns County in 2016. Michelle served as Prevention Coalition’s Executive Board President for two terms and is dedicated to Prevention Coalition’s mission. Her passion is working with St Johns County youth and families. In 2022, Michelle created an inclusive case management and resource program focused on equity and inclusion of St Johns County LGBTQIA+ youth. She is very passionate about all youth having a safe space. Michelle loves spending time with her teenage son and her family or volunteering out in the community.