Wellspring Center for Prevention

Promoting the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities
through the prevention of addiction-related problems across the lifespan.

Board of Trustees

The purpose of the Wellspring Center for Prevention's Board of Trustees is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of Wellspring so as to support the organization's mission and needs.
The Board is comprised of representatives from the economic, social and professional leadership of the Middlesex County region reflecting the diverse nature of those we serve.
Members serve on the Board for a period of three years, which may be renewed up to a maximum of two consecutive terms, pending approval of the board.
The Board's major responsibilities include:
  • Strategic planning and mission development
  • Formulation and oversight of policies and procedures
  • Financial management, including adoption and oversight of the annual budget
  • Selection and supervision of the CEO/Executive Director
  • Review of organizational and programmatic reports, ensuring work of the agency is in service of its mission
  • Promotion of the organization
  • Fundraising and outreach

President - Jeff Jannarone

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Jannarone Consulting
Elected 2010

Vice President - Linford Grant

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Executive Director, Digital
Morgan Stanley

Elected 2016

Secretary / Treasurer - Elliot White

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Elected 2016

Executive Director

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Executive Director/CEO
Wellspring Center for Prevention

Member - Lloyd A. Sacks

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Managing Director, Private Client Group
Elected 2017

Member - Alex Smuklavskiy

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Executive Director / CEO, Stress Care of New Jersey
Elected 2018

Member - Gerry Guidice

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Elected 2018

Member - Edward (Brad) Rodriguez

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Elected 2018

Member - Steve Polinsky

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Steven S. Polinsky, Esq.
Elected 2015

Member - Rakesh Ganta

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Rakesh Ganta
RLG Environmental, Inc.
Elected 2008. Re-elected 2015