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OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Steve Gilbert

Treasurer

Mr. Gilbert is the current Owner of Graystone Plumbing LLC. He has been in the residential construction industry in the Phoenix area since 1976. Since that time, Steve has been involved in the building and overseeing of tens of thousands of homes and managing hundreds of employees. He is a dedicated husband of over 36 years and is grateful to serve on the Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Addiction Research and help expand and grow AFAR's mission.

 

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.

Jim Dredge


In June 2010, Jim Dredge assumed the position of Chief Executive Office for The Meadows, a premier treatment program for trauma and addiction in Wickenburg, Arizona. For over 30 years, Mr. Dredge has dedicated himself to the treatment and support of struggling teens and young adults. Mr. Dredge, most recently, served as President and COO of Aspen Education Group, a leading provider of therapeutic education programs for underachieving young people. During his time with Aspen, the company grew to become recognized nationwide as the largest network of therapeutic schools and programs providing behavioral health and education services for adolescents and young adults. Mr. Dredge received his BA and MA from the University of Minnesota where he graduated Magna Cum Laude.

 

Gary Giglio


Gary Giglio is the region head of Private Wealth Management (PWM) in New York. He was named managing director in 2000 and partner in 2004. He serves on the Americas Diversity Committee and is an MD ally of the firmwide Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Network. Prior to joining the firm, he served as an officer in the US Army. Mr. Giglio is a member of the Board of Directors of Episcopal Charities, The Mission Continues, Caron Foundation, and the American Foundation for Addiction Research. He earned an MBA from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College and a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, where he graduated with honors and was captain of the lacrosse team.

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).

 

Doug Tieman


Mr. Tieman has been the President and CEO of Caron Treatment Centers since 1995. Under Mr. Tieman's direction, Caron has taken leadership roles in treating addiction in young adults and adolescents, sponsoring research, and participating in national conferences on addiction and recovery. He has spent over 30 years in the addiction treatment field in treatment center and industry leadership positions beginning his career with the Hazelden Foundation. Mr. Tieman has served as Chairman of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers, a member of the American College of Addiction Treatment Administrators. He is currently a Board Member of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence and the American Foundation for Addiction Research, and serves on the Behavioral Healthcare Editorial Advisory Board. Following undergraduate degrees from both Concordia and Northwood Universities, Mr. Tieman completed the Minnesota Management Institute at the University of Minnesota, and received an Honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Concordia University. He is the recipient of several awards, including Berks County Chamber of Commerce, "Large Business Person of the Year" in 2004 and Eastern Pennsylvania Business Journal "Spotlight Award" in 2005.