Chuck  Lester

Chuck Lester

Chuck Lester serves as the Director of the Regional Prevention Coordinator for Payne, Pawnee, Noble, Osage and Kay Counties in Oklahoma. In this capacity he works with local stakeholders to reduce the consequences of substance abuse across the region through the use of evidence-based, environmental strategies. For the past five years Chuck served as the Region’s Strategic Prevention Framework coordinator. Much of this work focused on reducing underage drinking in Payne County and included engaging retail outlets to provide regular Responsible Beverage Sales and Service Training staff, partnering with law enforcement to create special enforcement events, publicizing social laws, and piloting a Responsible Retailing Forum project in Payne County.