Staff Biographies

STEVEN SPECTOR / DIRECTOR OF TECHNOLOGY

FOUNDING DIRECTORS OF SAFE EXCHANGE TAMPA

Steven is one of the founding directors of Safe Exchange Tampa. He is an avid harm reduction supporter and has been since learning of it as a result of the actions of Dancesafe in the year 2000, and later through such programs as Insite in Vancouver, which he learned about as a Criminology undergraduate at USF and wrote several papers regarding . Though a harm reduction supporter, he was uncertain of how to extend his support to the community until a chance encounter with Matt Zweil opened up the path to do so.

MATT ZWEIL / EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

FOUNDING DIRECTORS OF SAFE EXCHANGE TAMPA

Matt is one of the founding directors of Safe Exchange Tampa, and coordinates financial and logistical considerations for SET.  In addition to his administrative duties, Matt also serves as the lead trainer for community outreach education and training efforts.  A long-time resident of the Tampa Bay Area, Matt first moved to Tampa in 1986 and later attended St.Petersburg College, St. Leo University and the University of South Florida.  Matt holds degrees in Criminology and Financial Accounting.

JOSH CABBAGE / DIRECTOR OF OUTREACH

FOUNDING DIRECTORS OF SAFE EXCHANGE TAMPA

Joshua is one of the founding directors of Safe Exchange Tampa, and was born and raised in Tampa, FL. He’s is an active member of the community, with long standing relationships with many business owners, networking groups and community organizations. He is a person of great compassion, who actively works to make his community a better place.