Dawn Pokorney's Bio:
A nurse for 30+ years, Dawn Pokorney founded The Connection Helpline in 2003 and is the president of the Board of Directors. Dawn is an active member of the Steering Committee for the Lake County Shared Services Network. She regularly attends Children’s Service Council meetings and is very involved with the Lake Service Council. She and her husband, Kevin, work with ACTS, a disaster response organization. Dawn is a sought after speaker on suicide prevention and is striving to reduce the suicide rate. She also volunteers as a nurse at a Community Primary Health Clinic. Dawn and her husband also work as volunteers at a People Helper’s center and counsel couples that are having problems in their relationships.