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Drug Abuse Resistance Education Advisory Council

Also known as:
DARE Advisory Council
Appointing Authorities: Attorney General, Public Safety, Education, Peace Officer Standards Board
Function: Advise Bureau of Criminal Apprehension in establishing and promoting drug resistance education programs.
History: The D.A.R.E. Advisory Board was created in 1989 by the Attorney General. Legislation in 1990 created the DARE Advisory Council, which succeedded the board (essentially the same membership).

The 2005-2008 Annual Compilation and Statistical Reports of Multi-Member Agencies for DARE were filed with the MN Secretary of State under the name "Advisory Council on Drug Abuse Resistance Education". There were no members listed on the 2008 report.
Membership: 17 members: Attorney General as chair, commissioners of Public Safety and Education, three representatives of law enforcement appointed by the Commissioner of Public Safety, three representatives of education appointed by Commissioner of Education, seven citizens appointed by the Attorney General, one representative of DARE Officers Association appointed by the POST Board.

Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990.

Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.

News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 2007.
Record last updated: 01/28/2011

All information on this group from the Library’s collection of agency notebooks has been digitized. These materials are incorporated into the “documents/articles” section of the record. Please contact a librarian with any questions. The Minnesota Agencies database is a work in progress.

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