Kentucky

Midwest Region

Chapters

The people of Kentucky 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

Paul Viskup

Established Date

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Berea, Kentucky

Chapter Leader

Michaela Simmons

Established Date

Chapter Type

High School

Location

Shepherdsville, Kentucky

Chapter Leader

Dylan Birkenhauer

Established Date

August 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Highland Heights, Kentucky

Chapter Leader

Grant Victor

Established Date

December 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Lexington, Kentucky

Chapter Leader

Kelly Cannon

Established Date

September 4, 2013

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Bowling Green, Kentucky

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