Carol Falkowski, BA

Falkowski is considered one of Minnesota's foremost experts on drug abuse. She is the former director of the state agency responsible for the administration of $140 million in public funds for prevention and addiction treatment services in Minnesota. Author of the reference book, Dangerous Drugs, Falkowski has been part of a select, nationwide drug abuse surveillance network of the National Institute on Drug Abuse since 1986. She was director of research communications at the non-profit Hazelden Foundation for a decade.