Ohio

Midwest Region

Chapters

The people of Ohio 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

Drew Blazewicz

Established Date

Chapter Type

Undergraduate

Location

Cleveland, OH

Chapter Leader

Luke Zona

Established Date

October 2014

Chapter Type

Undergraduate

Location

Bowling Green, OH

Chapter Leader

Elise Szabo

Established Date

2008

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Kent, OH

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Chapter Leader

Cassie Young

Established Date

March 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Columbus, OH

Chapter Leader

J. Alexander Dix

Established Date

October 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Rootstown, OH

Chapter Leader

Brandon Kerr

Established Date

February 2016

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Athens, OH

Chapter Leader

Khalil Smith

Established Date

December 2015

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Akron, OH

Chapter Leader

Zefron Vesel

Established Date

2014

Chapter Type

Undergraduate

Location

Cincinnati, OH

Chapter Leader

Nate Zona

Established Date

October 2014

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Toledo, OH

Chapter Leader

Rebekah Webster

Established Date

Chapter Type

Undergrad

Location

Springfield, OH

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