Fairbanks elects new board members

INDIANAPOLIS – Fairbanks is pleased to announce the election of a new board chairman and new board members. The new Chairman of the Fairbanks Board of Directors is Phyllis Land Usher, Usher Funeral Home. New board members include: Faraz Abbasi, Centerfield Capital Partners, Thomas Carroll, Purdue University and Jane Wardle, community volunteer.

Completing their terms from the board of directors are outgoing chairman, Rusty McKay (retired) and members Kenneth Simon of Standard Die Company (retired) and Thomas Major of Major Impressions.

"We are approaching a special time at Fairbanks as we celebrate 65 years in this community. Although we are losing individuals who have contributed to this mission for so long with so much passion and dedication, we are grateful to have a new group of members joining us who will continue to provide outstanding leadership and commitment," said Helene Cross, president and CEO of Fairbanks.

Fairbanks is a nonprofit organization that focuses on recovery from alcohol and drug problems. Since 1945, the organization has helped to improve the well-being of individuals, families and communities by offering hope and support through its programs and services. For more information about Fairbanks, please visit www.fairbankscd.org.