Lake County Council Against Sexual Assault (LaCASA)

The Board of Directors of Washington Square Health Foundation convene for their August 14, 2003 Board Meeting and Site Visit at LaCASA, a recent recipient of a grant for their “Allied Healthcare Response to Sexual Violence Program,” an innovative approach that will improve the healthcare system’s response to sexual violence, integrate allied services and improve safety for sexual assault victims. The program will provide the necessary skills for a broad range of healthcare professionals, emphasizing their crucial role in a victim’s healing process.

Washington Square Health Foundation, Inc. President, Angelo P. Creticos, M.D., (center) stands between the Foundation Executive Director, Howard Nochumson, and LaCASA Executive Director, Torrie Flink, and is joined by fellow Directors and Officers (left to center) William N. Werner, M.D. M.P.H. (Grant Committee Chair), Howard M. McCue III (Board Officer and Legal Counsel), Mr. James M. Snyder (Director), & Mr. William B. Friedeman (Secretary). On his left is (from right to center) Richard B. Patterson, D.P.M., M.S.P.H.(Compensation Committee Chair), Mr. Bill Wiley (Director), & Mr. John C. York (Treasurer & Finance Committee Chair).
LaCASA Executive Director, Torrie Flink gives a tour of the facility and explanation of their services as Washington Square Health Foundation Board Members (Right, front to back) President Angelo P. Creticos, M.D., Secretary William B. Friedeman, Director James M. Snyder, and Director Bill Wiley (Left) listen intently.