Lamont Pugh joined The Prevention Council of Erie County in February 2023 after completing a six-month internship program with The Council; he presently serves as a Prevention Educator. He recently completed a military career serving over 41 years in the New York Army National Guard as an Active Duty Soldier. Lamont has vast experience in community collaborative programming, supervision, and Instruction/Training programs. He is excited to continue working in the area of “building healthier communities,” and looks forward to being a part of the Council family.