Becky Stoll, the Chair of the International Critical Incident Stress Foundation’s (ICISF) Board of Directors is stepping down from that post and leaving the Board. Presiding over the Board meeting in May was her last act as Board Chair. Dave Evans, the Board’s Secretary/Treasurer, will step into the role as Chairman. He was elected to that post at the Board’s May meeting. Rick Barton serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the ICISF.
Ms. Stoll is the Vice President, Crisis and Disaster Management for Centerstone, one of the nation’s largest non-for-profit providers of community-based behavioral healthcare. She has served on the Board of Directors for the ICISF for nine years, including seven years as the Chair of the Board.
Ms. Stoll said recently, “It has a been a true honor to serve as Chair of the Board of Directors for the ICISF. We navigated some rough waters a few years ago but have come out as a stronger organization. Thank you to the membership for their ongoing support and commitment to helping those in need. I know Rick and Dave will continue to grow and improve the ICISF.”
Mr. Evans joined the ICISF Board of Directors in 2013. He is a certified public accountant and has served as the chief financial officer for two large non-profit organizations.
Mr. Evans said “We should be grateful to Becky Stoll for her years of service on the Board and especially for her leadership through some difficult issues for the ICISF. I look forward to working with the Board and with CEO Rick Barton and his staff. Together we intend to continue to strengthen the financial position of the ICISF and getting our story out there through aggressive public relations.”
The Board of Directors currently includes seven members and Mr. Evans indicated that the Board is open to considering interested new members. The Board meets quarterly and oversees the management of the ICISF through their chief executive.