Andrea Holloway

Executive Director

Andrea Holloway has served on staff at Missouri Department of Mental Health in the Division of Behavioral Health as Missouri’s State Opioid Response (SOR) Grant Project Coordinator.  Andrea has combined thirteen years of knowledge and experience with substance use disorder prevention, treatment, and recovery services to improve individual, community, and public health in Mid-Missouri. She holds a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Sociology.

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   Judy Brooks

Administrative Assistant

Judy was one of the parents who started Council for Drug Free Youth. She wanted to help keep the community safe for her two sons. She has served as an accountant and bookkeeper for CDFY for 30 years. She continues to work for CDFY because she is committed to helping youth in Mid-Missouri - including her grandchildren - excel and stay drug free.

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Tijera Safir

Project Coordinator

Tijera recently worked as an Assistant Sports Director at the Greater Kansas City YMCA. Her drive and motivation are to help develop activities for youth to establish healthy habits in their path to achieving their dreams.  She chose to work at CDFY because of the importance of what CDFY is trying to accomplish for the community and thinks that it is important to instill the value of a drug-free life in our youth because it is crucial to their development into adulthood.


Nicole Dennison

Project Coordinator

Nicole has worked in the medical field and is very excited to start her journey with CDFY. She chose to work at CDFY because of the mission. She wants to continue to help share the importance of a healthy environment and mental awareness for the youth. Nicole's children motivate her every day to stay committed to a healthy lifestyle.