Michael Downey, of Columbus, recently was appointed to the Military Veterans Resource Center board of directors.

Michael Downey, of Columbus, recently was appointed to the Military Veterans Resource Center board of directors.

Downey joined the U.S. Army at age 18 and served from 1985 to 1996.

He currently is the regional facilities director of Access Ohio Operations, an outpatient mental health recovery center and diagnostic and treatment center for substance abuse patients.