Peggy B. Sapp
Volunteer President, National Family Partnership/President & CEO, Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership
Peggy Sapp is the Volunteer President of the National Family Partnership. She is also the Founder, President & CEO of Informed Families/The Florida Family Partnership, a Florida based organization with state and national outreach to families, schools and communities, whose mission is helping kids grow up safe, healthy and drug free.
Mrs. Sapp has served on the Advisory Councils of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the Florida Governor’s Office of Drug Control. Mrs. Sapp received the US Department of Health and Human Services 2004 National Visionary Leader Award, was chosen as the 2007 “Citizen of the Year” by the Miami-Dade Medical Association and received a Concern Award from the Health Foundation of South Florida.
As the volunteer President of the National Family Partnership, Peggy Sapp worked to develop Red Ribbon Week® into an annual national event and campaign that is a major force in raising awareness and mobilizing communities in the fight against drugs, reaching an estimated 80 million people nationwide. More recently, Sapp developed the Lock Your Meds® campaign, a response to the prescription drug abuse epidemic.
Peggy attended the University of Maryland, is an honors graduate of Barry University and received a certificate from Harvard Business School in Non Profit Strategic Planning. She is the widow of Captain Neil C. Sapp, the mother of two daughters, Erin and Kerrie, the mother in law to Dan Beldy and Jeff Lunsford and the grandmother to 7 grandchildren.