DeYoung (L) and Bart Rauluk being photographed by John Colombo
30th anniversary year has brought great change and growth that we are
eager to share with our valued supporters.We are proud to announce the
selection of Sean DeYoung, MSW, LCSW as our Chief Executive
Officer and the start of our transition to an integrated care model.
will lead the agency as it expands services and assume the management
responsibilities of Executive Director Chuck Christen, whose position
was phased out at the end of September. We are grateful for Chuck's
passion and dedication for four years of service to this agency. We
wish him well as he continues applying his knowledge and expertise in
assisting the HIV community in whatever way he can. The election of
CEO was made after a national search.
resume includes over 20 years of executive administration,
organizational development, and clinical operations in the nonprofit
and social service sector. Prior to coming to PATF, he was the
Director of Program Quality and Compliance for Familylinks, Inc. Sean
has the unique mix of passion and skills needed to fulfill the
expanded role that leadership will play in PATF's transition.
the summer of 2013, the board of directors embarked on a strategic planning
process with input from staff, clients, community leaders, and peer
organizations. The resulting feedback was profound and insightful and
informed our decision to expand from a social service agency to a
model rooted in comprehensive, coordinated integrated care. By adding an expanded
pharmacy program, behavioral health, and clinical care to our existing
vital services, we will be able to bridge access to care for our
clients and better serve our community.
process has been challenging and humbling, but we are confident that
our transition will bring better service and better health to those
living with HIV/AIDS and better position us to fight the spread of
infection in our community. The expansion is expected to be completed
in April of 2016.
of this would be possible without you and we thank you for your
Together, we are building a bridge to better access to care for those
living with HIV/AIDS in our region!
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