Christine (Chris) Beyer

H. Clay Roberts


In addition to Clay’s full bio below, you will also find an informative podcast describing his work addressing school climate and a short video sampling of his presentation style. Take a few minutes to acquaint yourself with how Clay can connect your staff or community members to powerful resources, best practice strategies, and inspirational content. 

Professional Experience

  • Founder and President, Roberts & Associates, Bainbridge Island, Washington
  • Chief Executive Officer, Comprehensive Health Education Foundation (CHEF) Seattle, Washington
  • Founder and President, Roberts, Fitzmanhan & Associates Inc., Seattle, Washington
  • Health Education Coordinator, Educational Service District #121, Seattle, Washington
  • M.S., Health Education, University of Oregon
  • B.A., Health Education, Central Washington State University
Honors, Awards, and Accomplishments
  • Keynote presenter at over 700 international, national, regional, state, and local community events.
  • Consultant and presenter in over 45 states and 7 foreign countries including but not limited to the following agencies and groups:
    • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • U.S. Department of Education
    • U.S. Centers for Disease Control
    • U.S. Department of Justice
    • National Cancer Institute
    • Disney Channel
    • Mothers against Drunk Driving
    • American Medical Association
    • U.S. Department of Labor
    • Search Institute
    • American Institutes for Research
    • Indian Health Service
    • Department of Defense Dependent Schools
    • State Departments of Health
    • State Departments of Education
  • Featured on NBC’s “Today Show” as a prevention expert
  • Developer of five national model programs identified by various HHS agencies
  • Leadership Award, Comprehensive Health Education Foundation
  • Distinguished Service Award, Washington Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Programs highlighted in Instructor magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek, Good Housekeeping, and on “Hour Magazine,” “PBS Frontline,” and a PBS nationally televised special “It Shouldn’t Hurt to Be a Kid”
  • Member of numerous committees and work groups, including the following:
  • Alcohol and Drug section of the conference “Preventing Disease/Promoting Health, Objectives for the Nation” for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Chairman, Concept Development Meeting for National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Youth and Alcohol Media Campaign
  • Special Achievement Award, Central Washington University
  • Co-founder, Hoopaholics Treatment Center, basketball camp for men over 35 which has raised over $350,000 for Childhaven
  • Adult past president and supporter of the Bainbridge Island Teen Center
  • Founder and officer of the Roberts Family Foundation, a charitable trust
Publications and Products (selected list):

Principal author or co-developer of the following publications and programs:

  • Great Places to Learn, How Asset-Building Schools Help Students Succeed,co-author with Neal Starkman and Peter Scales, Search Institute, 2006
  • Here’s Looking at You 2000, drug-education curriculum for grades K-12
    • Selected as a national model by NIAAA
    • Visited by First Lady Nancy Reagan
    • Sales of over $250 million
  • Natural Helpers, peer-helping program for grades 4-12
  • Selected as a national model by NIAAA
  • Subject of a PBS documentary, It Shouldn't Hurt to Be a Kid"
  • Selected as a national model by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
  • Get Real about AIDS, HIV-AIDS prevention curriculum for grades 4-12
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