Indiana

Midwest Region

Chapters

The people of Indiana deserve more sensible drug policies. Learn more about how you can make
that happen by becoming an SSDP Ambassador or starting up a chapter on your campus.

Chapter Leader

Eric Becker

Established Date

August 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Chapter Leader

Nick Palasz

Established Date

June 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Bloomington, Indiana

Chapter Leader

Collin Coffman

Established Date

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Columbus, IN

Chapter Leader

Kathleen Reff

Established Date

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Fort Wayne, IN

Chapter Leader

Sky Santiago

Established Date

January 2016

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

South Bend, IN

Chapter Leader

Carissa Arnett

Established Date

2011

Chapter Type

Undergraduate

Location

North Manchester, Indiana

Tyler Williams ’11

Midwest Outreach Coordinator

Tyler Williams (’11) is the Outreach Coordinator for the HeartlandMidwest, and Mountain regions, where he is responsible for advising and developing chapters, and chapter leaders. Tyler started his involvement with SSDP as a freshman at the University of Connecticut, and stayed heavily involved throughout his college career, serving first as the group’s CFO and subsequently as the President of the chapter. During his time, Tyler lobbied to help enact Connecticut’s medical marijuana program, lobbied against drug free school zones and mandatory minimums, and successfully ran a campaign that pushed the University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Government to pass a statement of position in support of taxing and regulating marijuana in the state. Tyler also has a great deal of experience utilizing campus media. In his sophomore year, he served as editor-in-chief for The UConn Free Press, and worked at the campus radio station, 91.7FM WHUS all four years as both a music DJ and producer of UConn SSDP Radio, a weekly public affairs show dedicated to drug policy and student activism.

Contact Tyler