Idaho Meth Project Names New Executive Director


By Paul Johnson

Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KSVT-TV ) – The Idaho Meth Project is pleased to announce its new executive director, Adrean Cavener. She will oversee strategic direction, community outreach and education and fundraising for the organization.

Before joining the Idaho Meth Project, Cavener was director of government relations in Idaho for the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association. She brings over ten years of experience in governmental affairs, volunteer management and donor relations.

She also has an extensive background in youth engagement, both through her work at the Heart Association and her leadership of the American Legion Auxiliary Syringa Girls State program.

“We are very excited for Adrean’s arrival. We know that meth use comes with enormous costs, both in the state budget, but more devastatingly to the living rooms of Idaho families,” First Lady Lori Otter said. “We look forward to the passion and knowledge Adrean will bring to the Idaho Meth Project.”

Cavener has a bachelor’s degree in speech communication and rhetorical studies from Idaho State University. She lives in Meridian with her family.

The Idaho Meth Project is a non-profit organization that implements large-scale, research-based campaigns and community action programs to reduce methamphetamine use in the state. Central to its integrated campaigns is – adefinitive source for information about meth for teens. The Idaho Meth Project is affiliated with The Partnership at, a national non-profit organization working to help families solve the problem of teen substance abuse.

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