Desiree Prater is a Community Consultant for the CATCH Global Foundation. Desiree works to maintain our partnerships with the programs and communities that use CATCH.
Prior to joining the CATCH team, Desiree was a Prevention Director, serving Washington County, Indiana. As a prevention champion, she helped coordinate local and regional substance misuse prevention and positive mental health promotion efforts. She worked diligently to implement various evidence-based strategies within her community, serving more than 1,200 youth and community members through these programs. Prior to her time as a Prevention Director, Desiree worked in the high school setting as a Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) Specialist. During her time with JAG, Desiree worked primarily with juniors and seniors and assisted them in identifying their goals, developing pathways towards those goals, and navigating their plans for post-secondary opportunities. Desiree has a deeply rooted passion in connecting individuals of all ages and communities to opportunities for success.
Desiree currently resides in southern Indiana with her husband, Jeff and two children, Jameson and Jocelyn. She enjoys playing in her hometown’s recreational volleyball league, assisting with the family garden, experimenting with recipes for healthier alternatives, traveling to new places, and diving into a good book from time to time.
To CATCH up with Desiree please call (855) 500-0050 ext. 824.