Technical assistance

Types of Services Provided

  • Local, in-person training/Workshop
  • Regional, in-person training/Workshop
  • Conference presentation
  • Document review
  • Email consultation
  • Phone consultation
  • Site visit
  • Written products/tools
  • Research
  • Webinar presentation

 

Jeanne Weigum

Jeanne Weigum

President

Jeanne Weigum, BA, MSW, has more than 40 years of experience in tobacco control and is an expert in coalition building, policy advocacy, media advocacy, budgeting, managing, supervising, evaluation, and reporting.

Contact Jeanne for:

  • Questions about state-level tobacco control work
  • General policy strategy assistance
  • Inquiries about the history of tobacco control

Contact:

 

Kara Skahen

Kara Skahen

Program Director, Live Smoke Free

Kara Skahen, MSW/MPP, has worked on smoke-free housing with the Live Smoke Free program for more than five years at the local, state, and national levels.

Contact Kara for:

  • Technical assistance to property owners, managers, and public health professionals
  • Smoke-free Housing Community Assessments
  • Policy implementation in Affordable, Market Rate, and Common Interest Housing Communities
  • Housing Industry Outreach and Engagement
  • Resident Outreach and Engagement
  • Creation and utilization of educational materials
  • Smoke-free housing data tracking

Contact:

Live Smoke Free

Betsy Brock

Betsy Brock

Director of Research

Betsy Brock, MPH, has more than eight years experience in tobacco control.  Betsy is an expert in 1) tracking and assessing tobacco industry marketing; 2) developing policies that reduce tobacco industry influences; 3) program evaluation; 4) research and 5) survey design.

Contact Betsy for:

  • Information about tobacco industry marketing
  • Help developing policies that reduce tobacco industry influences and youth access
  • Program evaluation
  • Research and research methods
  • Survey design

Contact:

Project Watch

 

Emily M. Anderson

Emily M. Anderson

Program Director, Tobacco-Free Youth Recreation and Tobacco-Free Campuses

Emily M. Anderson, MA, has more than nine years of experience in tobacco control, focusing on outdoor air policy, tobacco-free campuses, point-of-sale marketing and youth and young adult tobacco prevention.

Contact Emily for:

  • Assistance with your outdoor air policy work (parks, grounds, campuses, etc.)
  • Help with community outreach and coalition building
  • Tips and tools for youth recruitment
  • Help reaching out to decision makers

Contact:

Tobacco Free Campuses
Tobacco Free Youth Recreation

 

Chris Turner

Chris Turner

Program & Media Specialist

Chris Turner has more than 20 years of media experience as a newspaper reporter and writer.

Contact Chris for:

  • Help with media outreach
  • Sample LTEs and press releases
  • Help with layout and designs of documents and signs
  • Assistance with social media
  • Tips and tools for coalition building
  • Photography and product photos

Contact:

 

 

Esha Seth

Esha Seth

Technical assistance coordinator

Esha Seth joined the ANSR team in June 2014 and will serve as the coordinator for ANSR’s technical assistance services.

Contact Esha for:

  • General Technical Assistance requests
  • When you don’t know which member of the ANSR TA team should assist you
  • Signage, materials, resources, etc.

Contact:

 

Jackie Siewert

Jackie Siewert

Community outreach coordinator

Jackie Siewert is a Community Outreach Coordinator for Live Smoke Free working in Carver, Scott, and Wright counties. She has more than three years of experience as a multi-unit housing property

manager.

Contact Jackie for:

  • Assistance with community outreach
  • Help with policy adoption and implementation for smoke-free housing
  • Tips directly from a property manager

Contact:

Live Smoke Free

 

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