CSSDP is only as strong as it’s chapters! Members-at-large are volunteers that contribute not only to their individual chapters, but provide key support to the Board of Directors by joining national subcommittees such as outreach, fundraising, special projects and political advocacy, and the conference.
Elazar is in his 2nd year of study at Western University for his B.A. in sociology and political science with honours, after which he intends study law. He is interested in investigating the interrelationship between drug-related legislation, drug market mechanisms, and drug users’ behaviour from both macro and micro perspectives. He founded Western University’s CSSDP chapter at the start of 2016 and is currently its first chapter leader. Elazar’s interest in drug policy began after learning about the how the war on drugs negatively impacts the judicial system of the United States.
Scott Douglas Jacobsen researches and presents independent panels, papers, and posters, and with varied research labs and groups, and part-time in landscaping (lifting, mowing, and raking) and gardening (digging, planting, and weeding). He founded In-Sight: Independent Interview-Based Journal and In-Sight Publishing. He is a Tobis Fellow (2016) at the University of California, Irvine’s (UCI) Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality (Ethics Center). He researches in the Learning Analytics Research Group, works as the Gordon Neighbourhood House Community Journalist/
CSSDP has had a long history, and a lot of really great students and youth have contributed to making better drug policies in Canada. These former board members and chapter leaders have made a huge difference through their contributions on the CSSDP board and chapters across Canada. Some continue to be actively involved. Check out our alumni network below.