Delaware County Prosecuting Attorney

05/22/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/22/2024 05:48

Commissioners seek applications for Mental Health board Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2024

The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint one (1) member to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board to fill a seat whose term would commence July 1, 2024, and expire June 30, 2028.

This Board consists of fourteen (14) members. Individuals who are attorneys are strongly encouraged to apply.

As a member of the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board, you will contribute to the development and future direction of this community-enhanced board.

To be a board member you must:

  • Be a resident of Delaware County; and
  • Have demonstrable interest and expertise in mental health and alcohol or drug addiction programs and services.

Responsibilities and duties of a board member include:

  • Serving as the local alcohol/drug addiction and mental health public authority and planning agency for Delaware and Morrow Counties;
  • Promoting, arranging, and implementing working agreements with social services agencies, both public and private;
  • Contracting with non-profit providers for treatment and prevention services;
  • Evaluating and monitoring all programs and services under contractual commitments; and
  • Recruiting and promoting local financial support from public and private resources

Interested individuals can apply through Delaware County's online application portal. It can be accessed at: https://co.delaware.oh.us/commissioners/boardappointments/. For any questions regarding this application procedure, please contact Matt Brown, Delaware County Human Resources, 740-833-2125 or [email protected].

Completed board-appointment applications must be received through the online application portal no later than 11:59 p.m. on June 5, 2024.