Chuck Klevgaard



Chuck Klevgaard delivers training and technical assistance services to support substance abuse prevention and interventions in the United States. During a career spent in public health, Klevgaard has supported schools, communities, and health agencies as they adopt evidence-based alcohol, opioid, and other substance abuse policies in line with the Strategic Prevention Framework (SPF) of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

Klevgaard currently leads, supervises, and provides professional development to a 10-person multidisciplinary technical assistance team and delivers technical assistance to state and tribal prevention leaders on building opioid and other substance abuse prevention capacity at all levels. His work has supported culturally relevant opioid and other substance abuse prevention programs for Native American populations and has been used to inform community responses to numerous health crises, including opioid overdose and underage drinking.

Klevgaard earned his BSW from Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Fairbanks Foundation's Prevention Matters

Speaking Highlights

Preventing Binge Drinking: Current Evidence-Based Approaches across the Lifespan

Iowa Governors Conference
Des Moines, IA
April 2015

Environmental Prevention Strategies—Providing Effective Technical Assistance

Indiana Prevention Resource Center Staff Training
Bloomington, IN
April 2013

Strategies for Identifying and Addressing High-Risk Populations

Minnesota Master Trainers Meeting
Duluth, MN
November 2011

SPF SIG Strategic Planning for States—Planning

SPF-SIG New Grantees Meeting (Cohort V)
Washington, D.C.
March 2011