The Oakland County Board of Commissioners Seek Volunteers to Serve on the Community Mental Health Authority

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners issued a press release stating that they are seeking individuals to fill four expiring terms for the Community Mental Health Authority. Interested individuals must be at least 18-years-of-age and residents of Oakland County.

The Board seeks to appoint individuals to oversee contracts with service providers, review quarterly financial reports and annual budgets, as well as requests for new funds. Other duties associated with the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority include planning, funding and administering an array of programs for adults and children with serious mental illnesses, emotional disturbances, and/or developmental disabilities.

Expiring terms for the following positions:         Application Deadlines

One (1) Secondary Consumer                                      Saturday, February 28, 2015

Two (2) General Public                                               Saturday, February 28, 2015

One (1) Working Involved Mental Health Provider   Saturday, February 28, 2015

Individuals selected will serve a three-year term, beginning April 1, 2015 – March 31, 2018. A mileage reimbursement and per diem will be provided.

To apply, Oakland County residents should go to, click on the Apply to Serve on County Board, Committees and Commissions link and click on the application form from the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority link. Fill out the application form online or mail it to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners at 1200 North Telegraph Road, Pontiac, Michigan 48341.

To fax the form, submit it to the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Office at 248-858-1572. To request a form, call 248-858-0101.

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