Fran joined Prevention Action Alliance as its Assistant Executive Director in 2017. In July 2020, she took the position of executive director. At Prevention Action Alliance, Fran supervises staff, assists in program and grant development, and represents the agency at various state and local committees, boards, and coalitions. She is a member of ADAPAO (the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Association of Ohio) and the Ohio Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Steering Committee, and she is a member of the Coalition for Healthy Communities and the Ohio Prevention Advocacy Network. Previously, Fran worked as the Health and Wellness Manager for Stark County Mental Health and Addiction Recovery in Canton, Ohio, where she coordinated Drug Free Stark County, a Drug Free Communities-funded substance misuse prevention coalition. Fran has earned a bachelor’s degree in child and family ecology from the University of Akron in Ohio and a master of public health in health planning and administration from the University of Tennessee, and she is an Ohio Certified Prevention Consultant.