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The state established a Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board, in accordance with C.G.S. Sec. 4-28f, to create a continuing significant source of funds to (1) support and encourage development of programs to reduce tobacco abuse through prevention, education and cessation programs, (2) support and encourage development of programs to reduce substance abuse, and (3) develop and implement programs to meet the unmet physical and mental health needs in the state.

Council Members

  • Vacant
    Chair, Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board
  • Richard Baltimore, Connecticut House Democratic Office
  • Diane Becker, Public Member
  • Patricia Checko, MATCH Coalition
  • Larry Deutsch, Hartford City Council
  • Ellen Dornelas, Hartford Hospital & UConn School of Medicine
  • Ken Ferrucci, Connecticut State Medical Society
  • Elizabeth Keyes, Connecticut Senate Democratic Office
  • Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Yale University School of Medicine 
  • Kelly Leppard, Town of Southington 
  • Elaine O'Keefe, Yale University School of Public Health
  • Raul Pino, Department of Public Health
  • Michael Rell, Connecticut House Republican Caucus 
  • Cheryl Resha, Southern Connecticut State University 
  • Andrew Salner, Hartford Hospital 
  • Robert Zavoski, Department of Social Services

Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board Staff:
Pamela Trotman, Planning Specialist, Office of Policy and Management

The next meeting of the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board will be announced. .
Meeting Materials for Previous Meetings

Archive - Click to view archive of past meeting materials.

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Reports of the Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board

Other Related Reports

Connecticut Tobacco and Prevention Control Plan 2002

Other Related Links

Best Practices for Comprehensive Tobacco Control Programs

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

For Further Information, Contact: David Guttchen, Phone: (860) 418-6286