Don Backlund Named Board Emeritus

CO-OP recently awarded long-serving Board of Directors’ member Don Backlund a lifetime honorary Board Emeritus.

Mr. Backlund, currently a resident of Rhode Island and CEO Emeritus and Executive Consultant at FBinsure of Taunton, has been a key member of CO-OP’s Finance and Administration Committees. For the past 36 years, he provided insight and advice as the agency grew from a small group of local business people, educators, and concerned citizens to an agency now serving over 300 area residents.

According to Joyce Faria, CO-OP President & CEO, “Mr. Backlund receives this designation in honor and acknowledgement of his unwavering commitment to the organization’s mission of supporting people with developmental and other disabilities to become valued members of their communities. CO-OP benefited greatly from his loyalty and vision. Mr. Backlund is the embodiment of the highest standards of leadership and his support has been invaluable for so many years.”

View the press release here:  Don Backlund Named Board Emeritus