- Jim Buckner Promoted To Executive Director (San Mateo, CA)
June 19, 2018
Effective June 19, 2019 Jim Buckner stepped into the role of Executive Director for the Project Ninety Division. Jim's illustrious career with Project Ninety began on September 9, 2001 when, after being a volunteer, he was offered a job to oversee a P90 residence. He was then transferred to the Corporate Office at 720 South B Street to fill the role as Administrative Assistant in 2002, assumed the position of Intake Manager in 2003, then promoted to Intake Director in 2008. With the increasing responsibilities that included managing the Maintenance staff, co-representing the organization in contract negotiations, representing the organization in Providers meetings, and participating in planning sessions and workgroups at the county level, Jim was promoted to Chief Operating Officer on March 16, 2017.
Most notably, his impressive performance and dedication to Project Ninety’s cause had been recognized by Paula Nannizzi, formerly with the Behavioral Health and Recovery Services of San Mateo County when, in a letter she wrote on November 12, 2014 she acknowledged Jim’s profound display of “high integrity, reliability, ambition and to be a trustworthy employee at Project Ninety and an asset in the substance abuse community.” She continued by stating that she had “witnessed firsthand the tremendous amount of growth and tenacity” that had led Jim to efficiently and effectively respond to the ever-increasing and ever-daunting responsibilities at Project Ninety.
- Project Ninety Merges With Caminar (San Mateo)
June 20, 2018
Project Ninety and Caminar, two nonprofit behavioral health organizations with decades of services to individuals on the Peninsula, have merged effective June 1, 2018. For more than four decades, Project Ninety has served individuals, families, and the bay area community through its residential alcohol and substance abuse recovery services. Together with Family and Children Services of Silicon Valley and Healthy Partnerships in Solano County, Project Ninety now becomes a division of Caminar. Please visit www.caminar.org to learn more about Caminar's growing portfolio of programs and services.
- Stansberry Guides P90 During Merger Process (San Mateo)
June 21, 2018
James H. Stansberry, one of the founders of Project Ninety and two-time Executive Director of the organization since 1989, will continue to provide his expertise in a consulting role during P90's integration with and into Caminar.
- Summer Issue of CROSSING POINT (Corporate Office, San Mateo)
June 22, 2018
The latest issue of Project Ninety's quarterly newsletter — Crossing Point, is scheduled to be mailed in July to over 2,700 of the organization's avid readers.
- Monthly Staff Meeting (Friendship Hall, San Mateo, CA)
June 23, 2018
Project Ninety's monthly Staff Meetings are held the 4th Tuesday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 P.M. at Friendship Hall. Highlights include various management briefings and the traditional celebration of significant anniversaries of staff members.