Board of Directors

Lt. Lou Fisher
Lt. Lou Fisher, CEO
Lt. Lou Fisher is a 19-year veteran police Lieutenant with the Riverside Police Department. In 2005, he was given the task of creating a detective bureau, as the department had never had a dedicated unit before. He has investigated hundreds of cases, which include murder down to theft. Before entering law enforcement in 1998, he was a business owner for over 10 years in the private sector and at one point employed almost 100 people.

His main focus and success came from his aggressive approach in Narcotics and Gang investigations. Those investigations had him working along with other local departments, as well as County, State and Federal agencies over the years. He has over a decade of experience investigating the diversion and distribution of prescription drugs.

In 2012, he began to target and track addicted subjects specifically those addicted to opioids, and most of all heroin. He continues to use Intelligence Led Policing methods to combat the opioid crisis. He had the idea that he needed to divert those addicted into long term treatment in lieu of incarceration. He was quoted in an interview as saying that “we could not arrest or jail our way out of this problem.”

In early 2014, he met up with Michael Sarubbi and they co-founded what started as RiversideTIP (Treatment Incentive Program). In July 2016 they formed NJTIP, a not-for-profit corporation. The purpose would be to help support Police Departments that started “TIP” in their municipality or recognized the program as a viable option over incarceration. He spends a great deal of his time dedicated to actually finding treatment for those crippled by their addiction. He also provides informational seminars to other law enforcement agencies and high schools in the area.

Michael P Sarubbi
Michael P Sarubbi, COO
Michael P Sarubbi has been working in the field of addiction for 8 years. He is the co-founder of NJTIP . Mr. Sarubbi verifies insurance eligibility and benefits. He works directly with the individual and family members to coordinate treatment. Mr. Sarubbi engages a potential client and their family using motivational interviewing, psychoeducation and Reality Therapy Techniques.

Furthermore, Mr. Sarubbi is a Certified Interventionists trained through Pro Act of Pennsylvania. He utilizes his expertise, providing interventions for individuals and their families suffering from substance abuse issues. Michael also specializes in assisting addicts/alcoholics with no insurance or money find treatment and provides his Interventionists services at no cost for those individuals and family. His years of service providing treatment resources both on a personal and professional level give him the skill set and knowledge to quickly transition individual's into substance abuse treatment.

Joseph Conlin
Joseph Conlin
Prevention Educator, Coordinator
Joseph Conlin is a prevention educator for Prevention Plus of Burlington County. He retired from a distinguished law enforcement career in 2008 as Chief of Police of Pemberton Boro. Joe was one of Burlington Counties first DARE Officers and has worked for Burlington Twp, Edgewater Park, Pemberton Boro and Fieldsboro Police Departments.

Since 2009 he has been a coordinator for the Burlington County Coalition for Healthy Communities a Federally Grant Funded coalition with a focus on youth prevention programs. Joe conducts prevention programs for families, youth, teachers, parents and both active and retired Military families. Joe and his wife Susan live in Marlton NJ.

Lea Harvey
Lea Harvey
Lea Harvey is a Social Services Supervisor for the Behavioral Health department under the Center for Family Guidance located within Burlington County Jail in Mount Holly, NJ. “Ms. Harvey”, as she is affectionately known to many; manages the Social Services department and coordinates services for the incarcerated that have mental health, substance abuse, or homelessness problems. Lea earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Justice from Rowan University, and her Masters of Science degree in Human Behavior from Capella University in 2015. During this time, Lea has held several committee positions as a long standing member of the Systems Review Committee of Burlington County Mental Health Services, as well as a senior member of the Justice Involved Services committee. Lea continues to work in conjunction with Board of Social Services of Burlington County, and is a vital member of Recidivism Committee of Burlington County Jail. Lea is also the founder of the Burlington County Jail Summit Committee for mental health, substance abuse, and homelessness organizations who provide services to this vulnerable population once released. She is an active board member of the Burlington Brotherhood Inc. of Burlington, NJ who is working with pre-teens in the Burlington County area.

Ms. Harvey has served in the corrections field for over 17 years and has extensive knowledge and understanding of this population. Lea has also worked in several capacities prior to corrections as an educator, substance abuse counselor, and a case manager working with at-risk youth early in her career. Lea brings her education, experience, and knowledge to each individual. Ms. Harvey will work to find solutions to any situation and feels that if “we can give back what was so freely given to us” the world would be a much better place.

David Borek
David Borek

David Borek is a therapist and clinical director at a community agency and is nationally certified through both the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and The National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP). Additionally, he is dually licensed in New Jersey as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). David has ten years of experience working with co-occurring disorders. Furthermore, he is nationally certified as an anger management counselor and previously acted as a drug court liaison.

While working in a correctional facility, David was alarmed by the number of incarcerations directly related to substance use disorders and felt that a more appropriate response was needed. Through both personal and professional experiences, David has come to understand that addiction does not discriminate and that a more comprehensive approach is needed to help both the addicted and their family members.

Daniel M. Rosenberg, Esquire
Daniel M. Rosenberg, Esquire
Daniel M. Rosenberg is a passionate, aggressive, and highly effective criminal defense attorney based in Burlington County, New Jersey. While he primarily focuses on criminal defense, his areas of practice also include DUI/DWI, civil litigation, personal injury matters, and general counsel for both individuals and businesses.

Mr. Rosenberg’s criminal experience includes prosecuting and/or defending individuals charged with possession and/or distribution of drugs, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, arson, kidnapping, aggravated assault, robbery, theft, auto theft, home invasions and a litany of other offenses. He has experience trying criminal matters and is familiar with the criminal justice system.

Mr. Rosenberg is also a civil litigation attorney, with plaintiff and defense litigation experience. His civil practice includes personal injury, CEPA, Administrative matters, Administrative Disciplinary Defense matters, Employment matters, FRO/TRO defense and general defense litigation.

Mr. Rosenberg has extensive experience and training in criminal and civil litigation. After graduating from the Rutgers School of Law-Rutgers, he was a New Jersey Supreme Court Judicial Law Clerk to Justice Peter G. Verniero (Ret.). Mr. Rosenberg was also an Assistant Prosecutor with the Burlington County Prosecutor’s Office, where he prosecuted juvenile and adult jury trials to verdict. As an Assistant Prosecutor, Mr. Rosenberg received firearms trainings, forensic interviewing courses and sexual assault investigation and prosecution. Mr. Rosenberg’s experience as a county prosecutor provides him with knowledge and experience that sets him apart from most criminal defense lawyers in Burlington County. He is well versed in the arrest, bail, pre-trial and indictment procedures. Mr. Rosenberg also defends individuals charged with DUI and a certified Alcotest 7110 MKIII-C operator, the machine utilized by New Jersey law enforcement to test breath samples in DUI prosecution. In 2015, Mr. Rosenberg’s Criminal Defense practice was acknowledged as Daniel was included in the annual list of New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Mr. Rosenberg and his office also provide small business legal representation and counsel.

Outside the practice of law, Mr. Rosenberg is an adjunct professor for “Trial Advocacy Skills” at Rutgers School of Law-Camden and a former lecturer at the Burlington County Police Academy in the area of cross-examination. He also moderates and teaches continuing legal education courses at Rutgers School of Law-Camden.

Mr. Rosenberg is also a founder and trustee of the AJ Butz Foundation, whose mission is to raise awareness of the growing opiate and prescription drug addiction epidemic, raise funds for drug rehabilitation treatment for addicts who cannot afford help on their own and support long-term drug and alcohol recovery.

In his personal time, Mr. Rosenberg he is a determined endurance athlete and Ultrarunner. He has finished over 150 Ultramarathons (any run exceeding 26.2 miles) and 9 one hundred (100) Mile Races, including the Western States 100.

Lauren Barrett
Lauren Barrett
My experience as a therapist includes treating those with substance abuse and/or mental health disorders in short and long-term residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient, and general outpatient counseling. Although familiar with many different therapeutic approaches, I often incorporate Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) into most of my practice. These therapies are most effective for those seeking treatment for mood (depression, anxiety, bipolar) and personality disorders. My specialties include effective communication, conflict resolution, and emotional regulation. I am trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR) which is a therapeutic intervention that is helpful in processing painful memories or traumas that are often repressed.

I hold a Bachelor’s degree from Stockton University in psychology as well as a Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Rosemont College. I am licensed as a Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Pennsylvania and am also recognized as a Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC). I am also licensed in New Jersey as an Associate Counselor (LAC) and a Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC). I am recognized nationally as a Certified Counselor (NCC) and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS).

T.I.P. can work for your community please contact:
Lt. Lou Fisher (856) 906-6597 or Michael Sarubbi (609)-923-9961