John P. McGahan, Chair of the Board
John P. McGahan is the President/CEO of the Gavin Foundation. Since 1994 he has served in leadership positions throughout the organization, and was elected to his current position in 2008. Under his direction, it has become one of the most respected and trusted comprehensive addiction education, prevention, and treatment programs in greater Boston.
McGahan is a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Addiction and Domestic Violence Counselor. He is Vice President of the Massachusetts Recovery Homes Collaborative, is a member of South Boston Association of Non-Profits and the South Boston Hope & Recovery Coalition. John has received numerous awards from local civic and labor organizations for his dedication to providing and improving access to quality substance abuse treatment to those in need.