NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--During the National Eating Disorder Association’s 27th annual Awareness Week (Feb. 23 – March 1), it is especially exciting to announce the election of Ric Clark as the Chair of its Board of Directors.
Clark is CEO of Brookfield Property Partners and Senior Managing Partner and global head of real estate for Brookfield Asset Management; Chairman of Brookfield Office Properties; Chairman of Rouse Properties; a member of the Board of Directors of General Growth Properties; and a member of the Board of the Real Estate Roundtable.
Clark stated: “I am delighted to serve NEDA’s Board and look forward to helping to grow continued awareness and provide the necessary resources and support for those affected by these illnesses.”
Other board members include: Mary Curran (Co Vice-Chair), West Simsbury, Conn.; Phoebe Megna (Co Vice-Chair), New Canaan, Conn.; Russell Marx, MD (Treasurer & Chief Science Officer), San Diego, Calif.; Lisa Ryan Burke (Secretary), Summit, NJ; Karen Andonian, Clyde Hill, Wash.; Evelyn Attia, MD, New York, NY; Bob Coven, New York, NY; Julie Finkelstein, Purchase, NY; Ilene V. Fishman, LCSW, Montclair, NJ; Mary Lipton, New York, NY; Kimberli McCallum, MD, St. Louis, Mo.; Tamara Pryor, PhD, Denver, Colo.; Elizabeth Sarquis, Minneapolis, Minn.; Shelly Steinwurtzel, PsyD, Hastings on the Hudson, NY; Allison Kreiger Walsh, JD, Windermere, Fla.; and Steve Wonderlich, PhD, Fargo, ND.
Commented Lynn Grefe, president and CEO of NEDA, “We welcome the 2014-2015 NEDA Board of Directors – both returning and new members – and look forward to the contributions to be made by each of them. We are particularly excited to welcome Ric Clark from Brookfield as our chairman as we strategically position ourselves to someday meet our goal of a world without eating disorders.”
The National Eating Disorders Association, headquartered in New York City, is the leading U.S. non-profit organization supporting individuals and families affected by eating disorders. NEDA serves as a catalyst for prevention, cures and access to quality care. Each year, NEDA helps millions of people across the country find information and appropriate treatment resources through its toll-free, live helpline, its many outreach programs and website. NEDA advocates for advancements in the field and envisions a world without eating disorders.
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