The Foundation is formed to interact with federal, state and local governments and the communities thereof.  This interaction facilitates the exchange of ideas and the creation, development and administration of new and innovative approaches for dealing with the drinking and/or drug-impaired driver.  Our Foundation has been designated a Public Charity.  Click to view our Charity Designation

The Foundation is also instrumental in disseminating information and seeking public and private funding in support thereof.

Members of the NYS STOP-DWI Foundation Board:         

  • Reggie Crowley- Chairperson (Columbia) 
  • Leslie Berger - Vice-Chair (Rockland)
  • John Winchell-Treasurer (Washington)
  • John Sullivan - Secretary (Erie)
  • Craig Cherry (Orange), Chris Marion (Broome), Matt Landers (Genesee), Lloyd Hoskins (Cayuga) and John Sullivan (Erie) 

2017-2018 Foundation Grant:

Public Education and Awareness

Progress Report - October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

  • Signage & informational material for sports venues, NYS Fair and point of purchase campaigns
  • Educational Material for STOP-DWI Mobile App
  • Travel for Foundation members to meetings, conferences, trainings, work groups pertaining to grant activities
  • Travel for Foundation members to attend National Conferences related to impaired driving
  • 8 full day and 7 half day trainings for coordinators, law enforcement and other partners
  • STOP-DWI / MADD Recognition Event
  • Digital Imagery & Data Visualization Development for web and Facebook
  • Mobile App maintenance, revisions and updates
  • Sports Venues - media promotion & production
  • Update traveling exhibits to new format
  • Grant Administration

STOP-DWI Crackdown Enforcement & DRE Callout Reimbursement

Progress Report, Crackdown Activity Report, DRE Callout Activity Report - October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

  • Enforcement Details during 8 designated 'crackdown' periods
  • Printed Cards announcing enforcement activity details
  • Educational Signage
  • DRE callout reimbursement
  • Grant Administration

Enhancing the Impaired Driving Enforcement Training (DRE)

Progress Report - October 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

  • Printed materials for DRE and ARIDE trainings and certifications
  • Expenses for instructor & some student travel
  • Equipment for DRE's including tablets and software
  • Expenses for conducting DRE certification schools
  • Expenses related to DRE re-certifications
  • Compensation for services of instructors and other support persons
  • Grant Administration

"Have a Plan" MOBILE APP:

The STOP-DWI Foundation with funding from the NYS Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee developed the HAVE A PLAN mobile app to help you get a SAFE and SOBER RIDE HOME.  Visit the app store to download the app and you can help us to STOP impaired driving!