Eighteen Business and Community Leaders Will Guide Non-profit Organization’s Mission to Prevent and Cure Mental Illness and Addiction
Columbus, Ind.—Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services, today announced the 18 members of its board of directors. The board will help guide the operations and policies of Centerstone operations across Indiana, contribute financially to the organization, and utilize their leadership to support Centerstone’s mission to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.
“We are pleased to welcome such a dedicated team of Indiana’s finest business, civic and healthcare leaders to our board,” said Robert J. Williams, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of Centerstone of Indiana. “Their strong leadership, experience and insights will be integral to our success as we further our mission and continue to provide mental health and addiction services to people across South Central Indiana.”
Centerstone’s Indiana board officers named today are as follows:
Terrye Davidson (Chair)
Davidson recently entered her 38th year as a guidance counselor at Brownstown Central Middle School in Brownstown. Her professional affiliations include the Indiana School Counselor Association, National Education Association and Indiana State Teachers Association. She is a board of trustees member for the First United Methodist Church in Seymour, vice president of the Associate Chapter of Tri Kappa in Seymour, and is active in the Community Foundation of Jackson County. Davidson holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Purdue University and graduate degrees in athletics administration and counseling from Indiana University.
Josie L. Seybold (Vice-Chair)
Seybold serves as the Director for Community Corrections in Wayne County for the Indiana Department of Corrections. She is currently the Project Director for the Partnership for a Drug-Free Wayne County and has previously served as the Finance Chair for Community in Schools in Wayne County. Seybold holds a bachelor’s degree from Ball State University.
Stephen T. Taylor (Secretary)
Taylor is as an attorney at Taylor Law Office in Greensburg. He is a member of the American Bar Association, Indiana State Bar Association, Decatur County Bar Association, American Trial Lawyers Association, and Indiana Trial Lawyers Association. He serves on the board of Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers, Inc. and the Greensburg Community School Board. Taylor has previously served on the Board of Directors of Quinco Consulting, Decatur County United Fund, and Decatur County YMCA. He is a Sunday school teacher at First Presbyterian Church. Taylor holds a bachelor’s degree from Hanover College in Indiana, a master’s degree in secondary education from Indiana University, and a JD from Salmon P. Chase College of Law.
“Centerstone has been serving communities across Indiana for more than 50 years and I, along with my colleagues, look forward to working with the organization to advance its mission to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction,” said Terrye Davidson. “We hope that our work as board members will raise awareness of mental health issues in Indiana and underscore the vital need that Centerstone fulfills.”
Additional members of the board include:
- Robert Baltzell, Retired Teacher (Connersville)
- David Emmert, Indiana School Boards Association (Indianapolis)
- Jean English, Teacher and Homemaker (Union City)
- Gerald Gray, State Farm Insurance (Mooresville)
- Linda L. Hobbs, Brown County Tobacco-Free Partnership (Nashville)
- John Mull, Indiana Criminal Justice Institute Law Enforcement (Rushville)
- Robert Neth, Retired Professor, Purdue University (Columbus)
- Gilbert Palmer, State Farm Insurance (Columbus)
- Steve Pritchard, DDS (Bloomington)
- Gary Riggle, Riggle-Waltermann Mortuary (Richmond)
- Kristi Rowell, Caregiver (Commiskey)
- Reverend Gregory Russell, First Christian Church (Madison)
- Reverend William Stumpf, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church (Bloomington)
- Linda Trader, Medical Accounts Services (Spencer)
- Robert J. Williams, PhD, Centerstone of Indiana (Columbus)
Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, offers a wide range of mental health and addiction services to more than 24,000 people of all ages each year. Formed through the merger of Center for Behavioral Health, Quinco Behavioral Health Systems and Dunn Center, Centerstone has been serving Indiana residents for more than five decades. The organization has more than 60 facilities across 17 Indiana counties and operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties. It is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). For more information about Centerstone, please call 800-344-8802 or explore our website: www.centerstone.org.