Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance
University of Nebraska - Lincoln
College of Education & Health Sciences
Nutrition & Health Sciences
110 Leverton Hall
Lincoln, NE 68583-0806
Megan Hopkins, Project Director
Megan Hopkins is the Project Director of the Nebraska Collegiate Prevention Alliance and has worked with the NECPA since 2009. Megan is responsible for the technical assistance and support that the NECPA provides to the 26 member campuses and serves as the Primary Investigator for all grant projects. Megan coordinates skill building workshops and webinars for member institutions and community partners and provides oversight of the College Behavior Profile (CBP), Year One College Behavior Profile (Y1CBP), the Nebraska Assessment of College Health Behaviors survey, and a variety of social norms media campaigns. She is able to assist campuses with community organizing and coalition development, implementing evidence-based strategies, strategic planning and student outreach. Megan holds Bachelors degrees in Social Work and Sociology from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a Masters degree in Social Work with an emphasis in Community Organization from the University of Michigan. Megan and her husband stay busy with their two young sons, she is an avid runner and podcast enthusiast.
Alex Brown, Project Manager
Alex is the Project Manager for the NECPA and has worked with the NECPA since 2019. Alex has worked in prevention in various capacities throughout the past decade including as program staff, a non-profit board member, program development, program implementation, and program evaluation. He has worked with the DEA and other local agencies to coordinate the DEA drug take-back events and implemented numerous social norming and awareness campaigns along with leadership training programs in the Omaha metro area. Alex holds Bachelor degrees in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Nebraska College of Law, and is an active member of the Nebraska State Bar. Alex and his wife enjoy chasing around their three children all things sports, true crime podcasts, and the Bachelor with all of its iterations.