August 11, 2014 09:00 ET

LSF Names Dr. Christine Cauffield as Executive Director of LSF Health Systems

Statewide, Non-Profit Human Services Agency Expands Leadership Team in Jacksonville

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2014) - LSF, a non-profit organization based in Tampa, has announced the addition of Dr. Christine Cauffield as Executive Director of LSF Health Systems. Christine will oversee the Substance Abuse and Mental Health (SAMH) program in the Northeast market.

Prior to joining LSF, Christine served as President of Cauffield & Associates Consulting where she provided leadership to hospitals, non-profit behavioral health organizations, Federally Qualified Health Centers and Assisted Living and Nursing Home organizations throughout Southwest Florida. Earlier in her career, Christine served as President and CEO of Coastal Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. in Sarasota.

"We're thrilled to welcome Dr. Cauffield as our new Executive Director," said LSF Health Board Member Linda Gray. "She is the perfect candidate to oversee the SAMH program and will be essential to LSF Health Systems as we continue to grow and help those in need in Jacksonville."

Based in Jacksonville, the SAMH program is committed to providing innovative, flexible and cost-effective services tailored to address the unique needs of the area. LSF Health Systems seeks to improve lives in the Northeast and North Central Florida region through its substance abuse and mental health services.

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About Lutheran Services Florida
LSF is a nationally recognized faith-based organization transforming individuals and families by providing healing, hope and help through education and effective human services. LSF is responsive to the changing needs of Florida communities. We serve more than 120,000 people annually, with 1,300 employees.

Established in 1982 by Lutheran churches, LSF collaborates with others towards common goals of loving and serving our neighbors. As one of the fastest growing non-profit organizations in the country with an annual operating budget of over $200 million, LSF effectively runs dozens of programs throughout Florida for people in need.

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