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Board of Directors.


President of the Board of Directors

Mr. Deskin received his Bachelor of Engineering degree from Youngstown State University and has more than 40 years of experience in the Aerospace Industry, primarily with Pratt & Whitney, before retiring as a Senior Project Manager and Quality Consultant.


He has been a member of the board since November 2011; in his current role as president of the board, Mr. Deskin provides oversight of the Sunset House Charter, and supports the development of operational strategy and tactical approaches to maintaining an engaging and effective program for our clients.


Mr. Deskin’s proudest accomplishment of a long and remarkable life has been raising his family—three children and two step-children—and watching them lead rich and enjoyable lives. Mr Deskin has had an overwhelmingly positive influence on the success of the mission of Sunset House, helping men in recovery find lasting and joyous freedom from addiction.


Vice President

Mr. Rodrigues is a mathematics professor at Palm Beach State College. He received his BS in Mathematics and MS in Applied Statistics from FAU. His area of expertise is applied statistics in financial markets.


Mr Rodrigues is most proud of his contribution to the Sunset House mission, helping young men find their path in early sobriety and seeing them realize a life that they didn’t think was possible.


He enjoys teaching all levels of mathematics, as well as motorsports and scuba diving. He and his wife live in Jupiter with their dogs.






As CEO of Behavioral Health Care Consultants, Eric has professional business development experience in consulting, and specific experience in the Behavioral Health industry. Over 20 years’ experience in marketing, network development, market research, internet marketing, and customer service training and quality assurance.


Board Member

Brian Betterman obtained his MBA from Regis University and is a Private Client Advisor, SVP at Bank of America private bank. Brian enjoys golf, mountain biking, hiking and scuba diving, and is most proud of his two sons, Hudson and Mason.

john anderson

Board Member

Mr. Anderson after attending San Diego State University and Parks College of St. Louis University for Aerospace Engineering he became an officer in the US Air Force. 

After the Air Force he joined Pratt & Whitney in Florida as a Test Engineer. He progressed into the roll of Program Manager for Technology Development Programs.  He then became the Propulsion Division Head at Triumph Aerospace in Newport News, VA. Moving back to Florida in 2013 he created and lead an office for CEL Aerospace with headquarters in Montreal, QC, Canada.

Mr. Anderson has been involved in a number of technical committees for various professional societies throughout his career.

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