Marc Paris – Executive Director, Drug Free Kids Canada
Marc is a seasoned media executive involved in developing and building some of the most powerful and recognized media brands in both the private and public sector. He has been with the Drug Free Kids Canada (formerly Partnership for a Drug Free Canada) since its inception nine years ago.
Mark has been instrumental in working with a high profile, engaged board of Directors and a highly regarded National Advisory Council to build what is now considered a significant national organization dedicated to preventing substance use among kids.
Through national, massive, on-going multimedia campaigns targeting parents and a comprehensive website, Marc has led DFK Canada to become a key voice in teen drug prevention. Drug Free Kids Canada is a private sector, non-profit organization that creates and disseminates drug education and prevention messages with the help of their partners in advertising, research and media.