McHenry County Looking for Three Mental Health Board Members

A press release from the McHenry County Board:

The McHenry County Board is accepting applications from individuals interested in appointment to the McHenry County Mental Health Board.

Three terms are available with the following terms:

  • one term expires on January 1, 2017
  • two terms expire on January 1, 2018

Application forms are available at the County Board Office, Room 209, McHenry County Government Center, 667 Ware Road, Woodstock, IL 60098 (815-334-4221) or at the County’s website at http://www.co.mchenry.il.us/home/showdocument?id=12290.

The Family Services Building, from which taxpayers received nothing after the Family Services Agency went out of business, despite having loaned the not-for-profit $1.6 million.

The Family Services Building, from which taxpayers received nothing after the Family Services Agency went out of business, despite having loaned the not-for-profit $1.6 million.  Note the hope that applicants will have “financial management experience.”

Completed applications should be returned to the County Board office no later than 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2013. If mailing your application, certified or registered mail is recommended. Mailed applications should be sent to the following address: McHenry County Board, 2200 North Seminary Avenue, Woodstock, IL 60098.

These are unpaid appointments.

Members are expected to prepare and attend one to two meetings monthly, usually held in the evening hours, in addition to serving on at least one committee.

No member of the community Mental Health Board may be a full-time or part-time employee of the Department of Human Services or a board member, employee or any other individual receiving compensation from any facility or service operating under contract to the board.

A list of these agencies for FY12 is available in the FY12 Annual Report accessible at mc708.org. The FY12-13-14 three-year plan is also available at this website.

The Board is particularly interested in applicants with financial management experience as well as familiarity with the operational dynamics of boards and/or commissions.


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