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Our Board of Directors consists of community members and leaders committed to developing the programs and services necessary to meet the behavioral health needs of our community, and to work with other healthcare and social service providers to improve health and well being in our community.

William R. Patterson, III, Chairman
Edward A. Roster, Esq., Vice Chairman
Jann Alden, Treasurer
Joan Smith, Clerk

Dan LaBrun
Philip Shea
Robert Smith
Don Smyth

Our Executive Management Team

Philip Shea, President/CEO

Philip Shea has been President/CEO of Community Counseling of Bristol County since 1988. During that time, with an emphasis on promoting access to services and innovation, the organization moved from an outpatient clinic to a comprehensive mental health and substance abuse provider offering over 40 specific prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and recovery programs. Mr. Shea holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in psychology from Harvard University and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Rhode Island. He has served as a Director of a number of organizations that play a critical role in providing vital services that strengthen the community. These include: United Way of Greater Attleboro/Taunton, Bristol Elder Services, Mayor's Safe Neighborhood Initiative, Mental Health & Substance Abuse Corporation of Massachusetts, and Association for Behavioral Healthcare.

Among his professional interests are organizational development, behavioral healthcare outcomes measurement, and healthcare economics.

Andrea Klein-Yancho, Chief Financial Officer

Andrea Klein-Yancho joined CCBC in January of 1997 as Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining CCBC, Ms. Klein-Yancho was the Director of Finance and Administration at FWR, Inc. (1994 to 1997), specializing in the financial management of residential and social service provider organizations. She also served in various capacities at Westwood/Pembroke Corporation (1986 to 1994) including Controller from 1992 to 1994.

Ms. Klein-Yancho received her MBA from Providence College in 1990. She has been an active member of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority, Inc. since 1983, where she has served as National Treasurer, Nominations and Membership Development Chairman.

Andrew Dawley, LICSW, Chief Operating Officer

Andrew Dawley has been employed at CCBC for the past 23 years, the majority of which has been in a senior leadership role during the agency's progression from a mental health clinic to a comprehensive mental health and substance abuse provider. He has been responsible for the development and expansion of the agency's continuum of adult day services that includes Day Treatment, Day Rehabilitation, and Partial Hospitalization services. He has chaired the statewide Day Treatment/Partial Hospitalization Committee for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Corporations of Massachusetts for the past 14 years. Under his leadership the agency has introduced innovative programming including Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), treatment for co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and consumer recovery initiatives.

In October of 2011 Mr. Dawley was appointed to the position of Chief Operating Officer of CCBC, where he assumes the day-to-day responsibility and oversight for all of our programs and services. In this new role, Mr. Dawley has greater ability to identify opportunities for the integration and coordination of care across all of CCBC's programs, that will improve care and outcomes for our clients.

Mr. Dawley holds a graduate degree in Social Work from Boston College.

Paul Weiss, M.D., Medical Director

Dr. Weiss joined CCBC in September of 2010 after leaving private practice in Pennsylvania. Prior to private practice, he was Medical Director of the Allegheny East Mental Health & Retardation Center in Pittsburgh. He held positions as both Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, and Consulting Psychiatrist at Mon Valley Hospital and Mental Health Center. He was also Medical Director of the Geriatric Assessment Center at Mon Valley Community Health Center, and Associate Medical Director of the Forbes Metro Gerontology Inpatient Unit at Allegheny University Hospital.

A graduate of Temple University Medical School, Dr. Weiss received post graduate training from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Weiss is Board certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Michael Meleedy, LICSW, Vice President of Adult Behavioral Health Services

Michael Meleedy has been Vice President of Adult Behavioral Health Services at CCBC since 1993. Over this period of time, he has participated in the expansion and development of an innovative and comprehensive set of adult services addressing a wide range of issues in the areas of mental health and substance abuse. Previously, Mr. Meleedy occupied a number of leadership roles in the Erich Lindemann Mental Health System. He is a graduate of Boston College and the Boston College School of Social Work. He has been on the field faculties of Boston College, Boston University, Smith College, and Simmons College. His professional interests include clinical training and supervision, treatment theory and practice, and systems analysis and change.

Jonathan Marcus, LICSW, Vice President of Child and Family Services

Jonathan Marcus has served as Vice President of Child and Family Services since 2000. Mr. Marcus has over 25 years experience in community based behavioral health care services with a special interest in the area of trauma. He is considered a community leader and trainer in the area of child sexual abuse and previously held positions at Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and Center for Health and Human Services. In 2005, Mr. Marcus was instrumental in providing direct clinical services and administrative support to the families and children of Hurricane Katrina who had been air lifted to Otis Air Force Base on Cape Cod.

He has oversight of CCBC's extensive school-based program, providing clinical support to school personnel and their students, assisting them in the development of crisis protocols and providing school-based crisis intervention. Additionally, Mr. Marcus provided testimony on behalf of the Plaintiffs in the Rosie D. Federal court case which has formed the basis for the mandated Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative to provide comprehensive behavioral services to seriously emotionally disturbed children. He continues to participate with stakeholders and with the state's operational teams regarding the implementation of the Child Behavioral Health Initiative.

Ellen Bruder-Moore, Vice President of Housing and Community Initiatives

Ellen Bruder-Moore joined CCBC in November of 2007 and currently serves in the role of Vice President of Housing and Community Initiatives. In this role she is responsible for the oversight of the Supportive Housing Programs, and other prevention and wellness community initiatives. She currently serves on the Taunton Opiate Task Force (TOTF), as Treasurer of the Prevention and Wellness Network (PWN), and oversees the Greater Bristol County/Atleboro/Taunton Coalition to End Homelessness (GBCATCH).

Ms. Bruder-Moore has developed residential and other recovery and rehabilitation focused services in New Jersey, California and Massachusetts. She has been active in the recovery and rehabilitation movement for over 35 years, advocating for individuals diagnosed with serious mental illness or substance use disorders to have choice and control of their own lives, while engaging in programs that offer housing, employment, education, and social supports to sustain their growth. Ms. Bruder-Moore has a BA in psychology from Rutgers University in New Jersey and an MBA from Northeastern University in Boston.

Kevin Medeiros, MA, MBA Vice President of Community Treatment and Rehabilitation

Mr. Medeiros joined CCBC in February 2011 as the Program Director of our Brockton PACT Program. Then in October 2012 he was promoted to Vice President for Community Treatment and Rehabilitation. In his expanded role, Mr. Medeiros provides oversight to the Community Based Flexible Support Services as well as PACT programs.

Mr. Medeiros has more than two decades of experience in the leading community based behavioral healthcare programs. He has developed, lead and supported community based treatment programs in Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, and Massachusetts. Mr. Medeiros holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts as well as a Master of Business Administration from Fitchburg State University.

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