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Caron Treatment Centers Announces 2019 Corporate Board Appointments

Leading addiction treatment non-for-profit confirms 2019 board appointments

Wernersville, PA. July 9, 2019 – Caron Treatment Centers, a leading, nationally and internationally recognized not-for-profit dedicated to addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment, research, prevention and medical education, has appointed two new board members to its Corporate Board of Trustees.

At the recent annual meeting for Caron, Steve Wall, Managing Partner at Morgan Lewis and Chairperson of Caron’s Corporate Board of Trustees, announced that Douglas Dick and Marguerite Schroeder would begin their board terms on July 1st. In addition, Steve announced that Beth Fitzsimons stepped down after completing four terms (12 years) on the Board of Trustees.

“We’re thrilled to have Douglas and Marguerite join Caron’s Corporate Board of Trustees,” said Doug Tieman, Caron’s President and CEO. “We’re at a pivotal moment in the history of behavioral healthcare. The sector is evolving, and Caron will soon launch its new strategic plan. We are fortunate to have stellar leaders on our board who empower Caron’s mission to transform the lives of addicted individuals and their families and continue to support our advancement of evidence-based treatment. As Beth departs the board, I also want to thank her for years of service as Chair of the Human Resources Committee and for her ongoing commitment to Caron.”

Douglas and his wife Laura, who reside in both Pennsylvania and Florida, have consistently supported Caron for more than six years. Douglas is an active member of Caron’s Florida Advisory Board. He is the owner of Dick Construction based in Pittsburgh and has served on multiple boards including the Pittsburgh Children’s Hospital. Marguerite, who resides in Marlton, New Jersey, is the new chair of the Greater Philadelphia Regional Advisory Board. As a Caron alum, volunteer, and Chit Chat Society member, she also serves on the Planning and Endowment and Development Committees. A former public educator, she is currently a lawyer with the New Jersey Education Association in the Organizational Development Division, Executive Office.

Dr. Thomas Flynn, who recently retired as the President of Alvernia University, will take over as Vice-Chair of the Board and oversee the Treatment Committee. Andi Funk, Vice President of Finance – Americas for EnerSys will succeed Beth as Chair of the Human Resources Committee. Lastly, Steve Wall, after serving two consecutive years, will continue to serve in a third year as Chairperson of Caron’s Corporate Board of Trustees.

Caron Treatment Centers
With 60 years in the field, Caron Treatment Centers operates lifesaving addiction and behavioral healthcare treatment. Caron is headquartered in Wernersville, Pennsylvania with Ocean Drive and Caron Renaissance located in Palm Beach County, Florida. Caron has recovery centers in New England, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., which offer community and recovery support. Caron’s recovery centers in Atlanta and New York City also offer pre- and post-treatment services. Caron has the most extensive continuum of care including adolescents, young adults, adults and older adults. Caron also offers specialized programming for chronic pain, healthcare professionals, executives and lawyers. Caron’s treatment is customized to meet the needs of individuals and families – with highly trained teams prepared to address co-occurring disorders. Caron offers an innovative approach to ongoing recovery care support for its former patients and their families with online peer groups and other resources during the first year of transition following discharge. For more information on Caron, please visit Caron at www.caron.org or follow us on Twitter.

Media Contact:
Karen Pasternack
Senior Director of Media Relations
Caron Treatment Centers
kpasternack@caron.org
610-413-6938