John Bennett

John Bennett

Face2Face Program Director

John Bennett is the Face2Face Program Director at Kids Escaping Drugs. In his current role John supervises the Face2Face program and conducts programming for adult audiences. John focuses on the Face2Face in the Workplace program (drug trends), adult vaping education, and Social Media and Drugs presentation.  In his role as Program Director, John meets with school administrators, counselors, school resource officers, and other staff to establish or enhance partnerships. John is a graduate of Hilbert College where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. Prior to joining Kids Escaping Drugs in 2016, John had worked as a Sheriff’s Deputy since 2011. During most of his time with the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, John worked as a School Resource Officer in the Gowanda Central School District. As a School Resource Officer, John worked with students going through a variety of issues such as mental health issues, domestic violence issues, and substance abuse issues. He developed an appreciation for counseling and working with at-risk adolescents.