Columbus, Ind.—Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization providing a wide range of mental health and addiction services, today announced that Reverend William Stumpf has been named to its board of directors. Stumpf, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, will collaborate with other board members to help guide Centerstone’s operations and policies across Indiana and support the organization’s mission to prevent and cure mental illness and addiction.
“Father Bill’s community involvement and experience as a pastor, school administrator and counselor will be invaluable to Centerstone and our board of directors as we work to raise awareness of mental health concerns across the state,” said Dr. Robert Williams, CEO of Centerstone. “Father Bill has a unique perspective on the mental health and addiction challenges that face our communities today and his experience and expertise will help us not only advance our community education efforts, but enhance the services we offer our clients as well.”
A certified mental health counselor, Rev. Stumpf currently presides over 1,200 families at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and 450 students at St. Charles School, which enrolls students from pre-K through eighth Grade. He also serves as Dean of the Catholic Deanery of Bloomington, which includes churches from Monroe, Morgan, Lawrence, Orange and Brown counties.
Previously, he was Priest Personnel Director and Vice Chancellor for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis. Stumpf is a member of several Saint Meinrad School of Theology boards including the Board of Trustees, Board of Overseers, and Advisory Board for Institutes and Presbyterates. Additionally, he is active on the Board of Consulters for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, the Archdiocese of Indianapolis Council of Priests, American Counseling Association and the National Board of Certified Counselors.
Rev. Stumpf earned his PhD in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola University in Maryland. He is a licensed mental health counselor in Indiana and Maryland and has directed the aftercare program for St. Luke Institute, a psychiatric hospital that treats clergy from around the world.
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 visit www.centerstone.org.