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Board of Directors Announcement of Executive Director Resignation & Search

Dear Friends, Colleagues and Partners of Counter Tools, With both sadness and gratitude that we must announce that Nina Baltierra will be resigning as the Executive Director of Counter Tools. Nina joined Counter Tools as a Project Director in 2014, but first took on the role of (interim) Executive Director in September 2017. Since then, [More]

July 16, 2019|Categories: News From Tools|

[UPDATED!] See you at NCTOH!

Counter Tools will be at the National Conference on Tobacco or Health (NCTOH) August 27th to 29th in Minneapolis, MN---will you? During the conference, we invite you to stop by our exhibitor booth (#111) to grab some promotional materials and talk further with us about our products and services! We would also like to invite [More]

April 19, 2019|Categories: News From Tools|

We’re hiring!

Counter Tools invites applications for a Project Director starting this March or April. Our Project Directors provide timely and high quality project management, training, and technical assistance to our client-partners working to advance place-based public health. Their national or multi-regional perspective and expertise strengthens Counter Tools’ position as a trusted thought leader in, and advances [More]

January 29, 2019|Categories: News From Tools|

Counter Tools Statement on Proposed Flavored Tobacco Ban from FDA

On November 15, 2018, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. proposed new steps to protect youth by preventing access to flavored tobacco products and banning menthol in cigarettes. You can read the policy framework in detail in his announcement here. Below, we summarize and weigh-in on each step, based on our current understanding and the best [More]

November 29, 2018|Categories: News From Tools, Policy|

Counter Tools Training Youth to Speak Out at Altria’s Shareholder Meeting

Message to Shareholders: We’ve Seen Enough Tobacco Marketing Despite the 80-degree forecast for Richmond, VA on Thursday, May 17, a cold front will pass through downtown just in time for the Altria Group shareholders annual meeting. The icy blast, expected to storm through the area around the Richmond Convention Center, will include 60 youth from [More]

May 15, 2018|Categories: Advocacy, News From Tools, Partners|

Nina Baltierra to Serve as Executive Director of Counter Tools

The Counter Tools Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nina Baltierra has been selected as Counter Tools’ permanent Executive Director. Nina joined Counter Tools as a Project Director in 2014 and has since taken on roles with increasing responsibility, including Director of Programs and Director of Operations. She has been serving as Interim [More]

April 16, 2018|Categories: News From Tools|

Myers to serve as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow

Our team is pleased to announce that our Co-Founder and Executive Director, Allison E. Myers, PhD, MPH, will serve as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Health Policy Fellow, for a 12-month period in Washington, DC, beginning September 1, 2017. For over 40 years, this non-partisan fellowship has offered exclusive, hands-on policy experience to mid-career [More]

August 11, 2017|Categories: News From Tools|
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