President & CEO
Treatment Center is under the leadership of Rev.
Russell as the chief executive officer.
received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from
American Baptist College. He has been a Christian
for 15 years.
He has also served as pastor
for the Faith Covenant Tabernacle Baptist Church
here in Danville for 7 years. Rev.
Russell is now serving
as pastor emeritus at the Faith Covenant Tabernacle
New Directions Treatment
Center Board of Directors appointed him chief
executive officer in October 2003.
Rev. Don Russell- President
Kerwin Modest - Vice President
Virginia Lucas - Secretary
Dr. Floyd Crenshaw
Ervin Lucas - Treasurer
Melvia D. Haney Russell,
Graduated from Eastern
Michigan University of Ypsilanti, Michigan, with a
Master degree and Union Institute of Cincinnati,
Ohio, with a Doctoral degree.
has 35 years of teaching in elementary school,
junior high school, high school and college. She has
worked as a consultant, counselor and director of
various programs. She has chaired various
departments in both high school and college. She is
a retired professor. Dr. Russell has been a
10 years and is now presently serving as a director
at New Directions