First Call Alcohol/Drug Prevention & Recovery
COMMUNITY GRATITUDE LUNCHEON
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
First Call's Annual Community Gratitude Luncheon celebrates those who work tirelessly to reduce the impact of alcohol, drugs and addiction by recognizing champions who help create safe and healthy communities; support individuals and families seeking recovery; volunteer their time; donate their dollars and/or advocate for public policy changes. Doug Tieman will be the keynote speaker at this year's event.
About Doug Tieman
Since Doug Tieman joined Caron Treatment Centers as President and CEO in 1995, the nonprofit has grown more than ten fold, allowing Caron to offer millions of dollars in scholarships for treatment to families in need. Under Tieman, Caron participates in studies with leading research universities and conducts on-campus training for physicians and other health care professionals. Tieman began his career with the Hazelden Foundation, and has served as Chairman of the National Association of Addiction Treatment Providers.
He is currently a Board Member of the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, the American Foundation for Addiction Research and the Behavioral Healthcare Editorial Advisory Board. Tieman was born and raised on a farm in Missouri and is the author of Flying Over the Pigpen: Leadership Lessons from Growing Up on a Farm (HCI 2015).
Lifetime Achievement: A lifetime of work in the field of prevention and/or recovery
Professional of the Year: A career dedicated to the field of prevention and/or recovery
Public Service: Work and advocacy that has impacted public policy
Philanthropist of the Year: Philanthropic support and significant impact on First Call operations
Volunteer of the Year: Generosity with resources and experience on behalf of First Call