William C. Moyers Appointed Vice President of Foundation Relations for Hazelden
CENTER CITY, Minn., August 25, 2009 — Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization that helps people reclaim their lives from addiction, has appointed William C. Moyers as Vice President of Foundation Relations.
"I'm very pleased to announce the appointment of William C. Moyers as Vice President of Foundation Relations for Hazelden," said Mark Mishek, Hazelden President and CEO. "In this new role, William will lead Hazelden's advocacy, philanthropy and community relations efforts."
Moyers brings a deep understanding and strong personal commitment to recovery. He is a nationally renowned author and speaker who reaches thousands of people each year sharing his own personal experiences with the perils of addiction and the power of recovery.
Prior to joining Hazelden in 1996, Moyers was an award-winning journalist with CNN, Newsday and various other news organizations around the country. He is the author of bestselling memoir, Broken, and a popular recovery journal/DVD, A New Day, A New Life. Moyers has appeared on Larry King Live (CNN), The Today Show (NBC), Good Morning America (ABC), and The Oprah Winfrey Show. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, and Newsweek magazine. He also writes Beyond Addiction, a nationally syndicated column on addiction and recovery-related issues for Creators Syndicate.
"I am confident that Hazelden will reach even higher and further to ensure that all who need treatment will find it and the stigma of addiction will be overcome," said Moyers.
About the Hazelden Foundation
Hazelden, a national nonprofit organization founded in 1949, helps people reclaim their lives from the disease of addiction. With nearly 60 years of knowledge and experience, Hazelden offers a comprehensive approach to addiction that addresses the full range of patient, family, and professional needs, including treatment and continuing care for youth and adults, higher education, research, public education and advocacy, and publishing. It has facilities in Minnesota, Oregon, Illinois, and New York www.hazelden.org.