THE AMERICAN FOUNDATION FOR OPIOID ALTERNATIVES (TAFFOA) NAMES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO TAKE HELM OF GROWING NONPROFIT
Pittsburgh, PA: May 14, 2021- The American Foundation for Opioid Alternatives, or TAFFOA, announced Sarah Dickinson as executive director. The nonprofit is devoted to conquering the challenges of the ever-growing opioid epidemic by raising funds to pay for opioid-sparing medical devices and medical services. TAFFOA supports underinsured injured student-athletes, recovering drug addicts; and to provide research funding for new and existing opioid-sparing technologies.
Chaz Jannuzi, Board of Directors President said, “All of us at TAFFOA see an opportunity to hinder the growth of the opioid epidemic within America, especially here in our area; we are thrilled to have Sarah lead us in this exciting stage of growth. I’m really excited about this next step for the foundation and I can’t wait to see where we can go.”
“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead TAFFOA and develop its vision and build on the tremendous momentum of the past year. I look forward to working with Chaz Jannuzi and the board members in taking the foundation to the next level and making a positive difference in the lives of those truly in need,” Sarah Dickinson said.
Sarah joins the foundation with more than 10 years of event planning and marketing experience, she owns a full-service Social Media Marketing Agency, Marketing Sociale, based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She holds a master’s degree in Integrated Marketing and Communications from West Virginia University and a bachelor’s degree from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Sarah has worked closely with the Pro Football Alumni & Huddle Up for Kids Foundation as their VP of Marketing & Communications.
About the foundation: The American Foundation for Opioid Alternatives, or TAFFOA, was founded in late 2020 with the purpose of raising funds to pay for opioid-sparing medical devices and medical services to underinsured injured student-athletes, recovering drug addicts; retired military, police, and firefighters injured in the line of duty, and to provide research funding for new and existing opioid-sparing technologies.
TAFFOA Board of Directors: Chaz Jannuzi, Business owner, Beaver Falls PA. Joe Hermann, Business owner, Armada MI. Ismail Yousef, Lawyer, Wexford PA. Richard Dickinson, Executive, New Town PA. Dr. Connor Robertson, Business owner, Wexford PA.