Mental Health, Chemical Dependency and Therapeutic Drug Court Citizens Advisory Committee
To help prevent and reduce the impacts of disabling chemical dependency and mental illness by creating and investing in effective, data driven programs for a continuum of recovery-oriented systems of care, the purpose of the Citizens Advisory Committee is to:
Advise the Board of Commissioners on systemic mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court issues.
Review strategic plans which identify regional needs and guide near-term actions to address such needs.
Assess proposals for targeted funding to address the needs outlined in the strategic plans.
Develop and measure specific performance measures to ensure funding is meeting proposed goals and those of Kitsap's strategic plans.
Ensure that the implementation and evaluation of the strategies and programs funded by the Treatment Sales Tax are transparent, accountable and collaborative.
Resolution #139-2013 Adopted on September 23, 2013 appointed the members of the CAC.
The Citizens Advisory Committee will be comprised of 11 members appointed by the County Commissioners:
One (1) from the Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory BoardOne (1) from the Commission on Children and YouthOne (1) from the Area Agency on AgingOne (1) from Law and JusticeOne (1) from EducationSix (6) At-Large representing a broad spectrum of community members whose background and expertise will enhance the function and effectiveness of the Advisory Committee in fulfilling their responsibilities.
To ensure continuity, the initial committee will be made up of three members appointed for one-year terms; four members will serve two year terms. Subsequent applicants will be appointed to three year terms.
Meeting Time 3rd Tuesday of every month at 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
LocationKitsap WorkSource CenterKitsap Room1300 Sylvan Way Bremerton, WA 98310
2018 meeting scheduleJanuary 16February 20March 20April 17May 15June 19July 17August 21*CANCELLED*September 18 *Time Change 7:00 p.m.October 16November 20December 18
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Gay Neal, Human Services Planner III360-337-4827 firstname.lastname@example.orgDoug Washburn, Human Services Director360-337-4526 email@example.comHannah Shockley, Human Services Office Supervisor360-337-7185, x3530 firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 360-337-5721