John Parrish joined the USARA Board of Directors in January 2020 and is currently serving as our Board Chairman. John passionately supports USARA’s work and is a family member who is grateful for his son’s long-term recovery from alcoholism. John retired after 40+ years working for Midwest, a family-owned business established in 1938. John and his wife Joanne established the John M. Parrish Foundation in 2007. John has dedicated both his philanthropic support and service in providing leadership and guidance for several Utah community non-profit organizations. John previously served as chairman and board member for Fourth Street Clinic (Wasatch Homeless Health Care), Fit to Recover, and Salt Lake Community College Foundation Board. John and Joanne most enjoy spending time on the Oregon coast with their dogs Dude and Willie.
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