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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Patrick Carnes


Dr. Patrick Carnes is the founder and primary architect of Gentle Path at The Meadows. With more than 30 years in the sexual addiction treatment field, he has been a major contributor to the advancement of sexual addiction treatment and research authoring over thirty books on the subject. He also pioneered the founding of IITAP, a program for certifying sex addiction therapists. His professional organization memberships include: the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders; the American Psychological Association; the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors; the Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health; the National Council on Family Relations; and the American Foundation for Addiction Research.

 

John Lundin


Rev. John O Lundin is an ordained minister of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He was pastor of a parish in South Dakota and currently serves a parish in St. Charles, Missouri. He retired as a Chaplain in the United States Air Force in the rank of Colonel. During his many assignments in the Air Force he had the opportunity to establish the Amerasian Children's Association on several bases and posts in Korea. While assigned to the Air Force Family Matters Office (AFFAAM) in the Pentagon he designed and began implementation of the first 39 of 150 Family Support Centers (now known as Airmen and Family Readiness Centers). He currently serves on the Boards of the local Salvation Army, Lutheran Family and Children's Services, and Habitat for Humanity. He is past president of the American Foundation for Addiction Research, active in Rotary and President/CEO of the North American Family Renewal Institute (NAFRI).