Members sought for mental health board


The Delaware County Board of Commissioners is currently seeking two members to appoint to the Delaware-Morrow Mental Health & Recovery Services Board. This board consists of 14 members, each of whom serves a four-year term.

The Board of Commissioners is seeking to appoint two citizen members for a term that would begin July 1 and expire June 30, 2026. Candidates with a background in finance and/or marketing and communications are 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.

The requirements and responsibilities of a board member include:

• Resident of the service district, which includes Delaware County and Morrow County;

• Interested in mental health services or alcohol, drug, or gambling addiction services;

• Serves as the local addiction and mental health services public authority and planning agency for Delaware and Morrow Counties;

• Promotes, arranges and implements working agreements with social services agencies, both public and private;

• Contracts with non-profit providers for treatment and prevention services;

• Evaluates and monitors all programs and services under contractual commitments; and

• Recruits and promotes local financial support from public and private resources.

Interested individuals can apply by using Delaware County’s online application portal. It can be accessed at For any questions regarding this application procedure, contact Matt Brown, Delaware County Human Resources, at 740-833-2125 or [email protected].

Completed board appointment applications must be received through the Applicant Tracking portal no later than 11:59 p.m. on April 25.

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