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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.

Dr. Stefanie Carnes


Stefanie Carnes, Ph.D. is the President of the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals, and a senior fellow for Meadows Behavioral Healthcare where she works with sexually addicted clients and their families. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT approved supervisor. Dr. Carnes is also a certified sex addiction therapist and supervisor, specializing in therapy for couples and families struggling with sexual addiction. She is the author of numerous publications including her books, Mending a Shattered Heart: A Guide for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partners of Sex Addicts, and Facing Addiction: Starting Recovery from Alcohol and Drugs.

 

Christopher Cordaro


Chris Cordaro is Chief Investment Officer and architect of RegentAtlantic’s investment philosophy and planning structure. He is a regular guest on CNBC, has appeared on Bloomberg Business, Nightly Business Report, and YahooFinance, and is quoted regularly in media, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. In addition to a BS in Economics, an MS in Financial Planning, and an MBA in Finance, he holds the CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and the Chartered Financial Analyst® certificates. A former adjunct faculty member at Fairleigh Dickinson University and the County College of Morris, he has served as past president of the New Jersey Chapter of the Financial Planning Association and on the Advisory Board of Financial Advisors for T.D. Waterhouse. He is a member of the Neighborhood Nonprofits Group, and also serves as a Member of the Board of Trustees for the New Jersey Metro Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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).