Interested individuals must submit their application by 5 PM on July 15th.
Members are appointed by the BOCC for staggered terms of 4 years each.
Behavioral Health Advisory Board
Why You’re Needed: BHAB provides an important link between the public and the Board of Commissioners, relaying community needs and opinions that can affect Clallam County policies and lead to improved services for county citizens with substance use disorders or mental health issues. You will have the opportunity to inform and educate community members and promote greater equity in discussions and decisions around public health.
The main purpose and responsibilities include planning the expenditure of available funding, assessing community needs, and exploring needed initiatives. Advisory members serve as a voice on behalf of people with substance use disorders or mental health issues. They additionally provide oversight of the services and programming offered through the 1/10 of 1 cent sales tax revenue.
Meeting Schedule: 2nd Tuesday of each month from 3:00 – 5:00 pm BOCC Meeting Room 160 223 East 4th Street, Port Angeles WA
How To Apply: Download the Application or pick one up in their office in the Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 4, Port Angeles.
For more information contact [email protected] or call 360-417-2233
Board Members this year are reviewing the County Health Assessment, determining where to expand key community collaborations, and will determine who receives public behavorial health funds.
• Have the ability to listen to diverse viewpoints.
• Interest in Wellness and Recovery Models.
• Community outreach experience.
• There are openings for a private provider of substance use disorders services not contracting for funding, and a consumer/past consumer of substance use disorders services.
Clallam County, named after the Klallam word for “the strong people”, has approximately 75,000 residents with women making up 50.64% of the population and 54% of the workforce. Community members give their time through elected positions and 35 volunteer boards or commissions.