Recovery & Prevention Resources of Delaware and Morrow Counties (RPR) has named several new members to its board of
directors. Those serving include members of law enforcement, social services and education from both counties served by
the local agency.
Recent appointees include Larry Griffin, a teacher and pastor; Dr. Bill Taylor, a retired veterinarian; and Anna
Franceschelli, a staff attorney in the Delaware County Court of Common Pleas.
Serving for terms expiring in June 2008 are:
- Gloria Cunningham, community member, Mt. Gilead
- Russ Martin, Chief of Police, City of Delaware
- Marsh Townley, retired business owner, Sunbury
- Donald Wake, director, Morrow County Job and Family Services
Serving for terms expiring in June 2009 are:
- Larry Griffin, teacher, Johnstown-Monroe local schools;
pastor, Johnstown Baptist Church
- Monty Harris, court bailiff, Delaware County
Court of Common Pleas
- Bill Taylor, D.V.M., retired veterinarian
Serving for terms expiring in June 2010 are:
- Earl Desmond, attorney, Mt. Gilead
- Anna Franceschelli, staff attorney for Judge Everett Krueger, Delaware County Court of Common Pleas
- Cherry Miracle, who has extensive administrative experience with various social service agencies,
most recently for
Hospice of Morrow County
Desmond serves as chairperson of the board, Miracle as vice-chairperson, Martin as treasurer and Harris as secretary.
“We are pleased to have these distinguished leaders in Delaware and Morrow counties provide their expertise to the
board of RPR,” said Tony Williams. “Our board reflects the community of stakeholders who impact the important work
our agency does in the community, including education, law enforcement, social services and the court system, and that diversity
is of great value as we plan programming and outreach in the counties we serve.”
RPR offers a broad array of evidence-based outpatient treatment services for families, children, teens and adults in Delaware
and Morrow counties. These services include assessments and diagnostic evaluations; individual, group and family counseling;
crisis intervention; case management; and intensive outpatient programs, among others — all provided by licensed therapists,
counselors, and social workers.
RPR, a community-based not-for-profit agency, has served children, adolescents, adults and families in Delaware and Morrow
counties for more than 37 years. Committed to the prevention, intervention and treatment of alcohol and other drug abuse,
RPR offers a wide range of research-based programs that are built on learning, practicing and supporting healthy life choices.
RPR is the only provider of substance abuse prevention in the two counties.
For more information, call 740-369-6811 or 419-947-4055.