Mayflower Welcomes Derek Fullerton

Derek Fullerton

Derek Fullerton Joins Mayflower as

Director of Government & Business Relations

We are excited to announce that Derek Fullerton has joined Mayflower Recovery & Topsail Addiction Treatment as our Director of Government & Business Relations.

Derek brings years of Public Health experience to help us battle this global public health epidemic. Serving over 25 years as a public health official, Derek has worked on the local, state, and federal level to help prevent substance use abuse. Serving previously as the President of the Massachusetts Health Officers Association, he helped develop the first local public health opioid/substance use disorder planning toolkit for municipalities across the Commonwealth.

He also founded the Hope is Our Goal Foundation to help individuals enter 12 Step Recovery Programs through removing economic barriers as social determinants of health in recovery. He started this after helping his brother through recovery.

Derek has great leadership and relationship qualities that we look forward to using to help bridge stakeholders and leaders in helping the efforts of substance use disorder recovery. Derek lives in Middleton, MA with his wife, daughter and son. He loves flyfishing, golf, ice hockey, and coaching sports. He attends Trinity Evangelical Church in North Reading.