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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

  • Anne Foley, Office of Policy and Management
    Chair, Tobacco and Health Trust Fund Board
  • 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
  • Lisa Hammersley, Connecticut Senate Republican Office
  • Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, Yale University School of Medicine 
  • Geralyn Laut, Independent Contractor
  • Robert Leighton, Kardea Nutrition
  • Kelly Leppard, Town of Southington 
  • Katherine Lewis, Department of Public Health 
  • Elaine O'Keefe, Yale University School of Public Health
  • Michael Rell, Connecticut House Republican Caucus 
  • Cheryl Resha, Southern Connecticut State University 
  • Joel Rudikoff, Connecticut General Assembly 
  • Robert Zavoski, Department of Social Services

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

Tobacco & Health Trust Fund Public Hearing 5-29-2014 

Public Hearing Notice 5-29-2014             Public Hearing Testimony 5-29-14

Meeting Materials

February 2015 Meeting Material

February 20, 2015 Draft Meeting Minutes


Archive - Click to view archive of past meeting materials.


You will need Acrobat Reader to view these reports.




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:
Pamela Trotman, Phone: (860) 418-6359
E-mail: pamela.trotman@ct.gov   

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