(PHOENIX – April 26, 2017) – Southwest Behavioral & Health Services is pleased to announce it has elected Richard Herold, a partner in the Phoenix office of Snell & Wilmer, to serve on its Board of Directors. As a member of the board of directors, Herold will promote Southwest Behavioral & Health Services mission and continue to improve the communities the organization serves.
“We are excited to have Richard join our board of directors,” said Jeff Jorde, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services president and CEO. “As a former board member of DrugFreeAz.org, we are confident he will be a valuable asset to furthering our mission of helping others and improving our communities.”
Herold earned his bachelor’s degree from Emory University and law degree from the George Washington University School of Law. He also serves on the Ethics Committee of the State Bar of Arizona and has served as a Judge Pro Tempore on the Maricopa County Superior Court and is active with the Volunteer Lawyers’ Program, the Valley of the Sun United Way’s Resource Management Committee, the Urban Land Institute and the Economic Club of Phoenix.
Originally from Bernardsville, N.J., Herold moved to Arizona in 1997 and currently resides in Paradise Valley.
About Southwest Behavioral & Health Services:
Incorporated in 1974 as a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, Southwest Behavioral & Health Services provides services in the greater Phoenix metropolitan area, rural Maricopa County, Gila, Mohave, Coconino, and Yavapai counties. Our Mission: “We inspire people to feel better and reach their potential. Through helping people discover their strengths, we improve our communities.” SB&H is a leader in development and delivery of services in the areas of housing, residential care, prevention services, outpatient services to children, incarcerated persons and dually diagnosed adults (SMI/SA). An innovative leader in behavioral health, services are client directed-outcome informed, evidence-based and include treatment of co-occurring disorders, the FAST model in prevention services, the Arizona Treatment Initiative for children and families, and the Recovery Model for persons with serious mental illness. For more information on SB&H, please visit www.sbhservices.org.