Mr. Lindner is the Coordinator of Health Promotion Programs for the Center for Health and Social Research at SUNY Buffalo State where he focuses on projects to improve college and community health through prevention programs directed at changing individual behaviors and community-level factors. He is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES), has an M.S. degree in Health Promotion and Wellness, and certifications in workplace wellness management and coordination. He has experience and expertise implementing programs in Western New York area schools and corporations, as well as a track record of servicing at-risk youth and implementing programs in Buffalo’s West Side community. Mr. Lindner coordinates the West Side Youth Development Coalition and its Office of National Drug Control Policy Drug Free Communities (DFC) Support Program.