SULLIVAN ELECTED TO PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

SULLIVAN ELECTED TO PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE BOARD OF DIRECTORS


NASHVILLE, Tenn, (July 17, 2018) – The Prevention Alliance of Tennessee announces its election of Brian Sullivan to its Board of Directors to assist Director Leah Festa and other Board Members in overseeing communications for over 40 county anti-drug coalitions throughout the state.

“This is a truly high honor, and I am excited serve the state of Tennessee by raising awareness of the dangers of substance misuse and how they can actively be involved in stopping addiction before it starts,” says Sullivan. “Together, we will work to eradicate this deadly issue by engaging all areas of the community to become and stay involved in the welfare of our families.”

“Sullivan’s involvement in our organization continues to be an asset in our communication with the public,” says Festa. “We are thrilled to have him on the board and I am confident that together we will accomplish great strides in ending Tennessee’s addiction epidemic.”

Sullivan will serve part time on the Board of Directors while maintaining his position as Director of Public Relations for Addiction Campuses.

If you’d like to arrange an interview with a representative of the Prevention Alliance of Tennessee or Brian Sullivan, contact Leah Festa at leah@tncoalitions.org or 865.803.2919.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Leah Festa
Director
Prevention Alliance of Tennessee
leah@tncoalitions.org
865.803.2919

ABOUT PREVENTION ALLIANCE OF TENNESSEE:

The mission of PAT is to inform and advocate for alcohol safety, substance abuse prevention, and public health policy concerns to Tennesseans and lawmakers. PAT is an alliance of coalitions across Tennessee who have come together to join forces on substance abuse prevention.

ABOUT BRIAN SULLIVAN:

Brian Sullivan serves under Addiction Campuses Chief Marketing Officer Eric Mitchell as Director of Public Relations. Before hiring with Addiction Campuses, Sullivan served over a decade in the television industry, with over 20 years experience as a print and broadcast journalist. He oversees all media communications, community projects, publicity campaigns and public marketing strategy for Addiction Campuses and all of its affiliates. Sullivan is an Emmy Award Winning producer, writer, lobbyist, activist and marketing strategist. He is active in several campaigns raising awareness in addiction treatment, equality and mental healthcare. He was nominated for the 2016 Nashville Emerging Leader of the Year Award. He is an active member of the Prevention Alliance of Tennessee, the Williamson County Anti-Drug Coalition, the Memphis Area Prevention Alliance, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Facing Addiction, Fed Up!, the Nashville Chamber of Commerce, the Nashville LGBT Chamber of Commerce, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Center for Nonprofit Management, Music City Theatre Company, LGBTQI Nashvillians of Faith, Covenant of the Cross Ministries, Human Rights Campaign, HRC Nashville, Team Friendly Tennessee, Tennessee Equality Project, Tennessee Transgender Political Coalition, Wilson County Anti-Drug Coalition, National Fraternal Order of Police, the Nashville Filmmakers Guild and is an ordained Minister. Sullivan is a proud donor of the Memphis Hope House, Nashville Cares, Covenant Cupboard Food Pantry, Second Harvest Food Bank, the Wounded Warrior Project and the Lola Embrey Children’s Fund, which he founded in honor of his late grandmother. He has worked extensively on projects with several major networks including Fox News Network, CNN, Time Magazine, Washington Post, New York Times, Inside Edition and Mic.

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