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MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

DATE:  February 4, 2020

 

SUBJECT:  MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY / LOCAL ALCOHOL AND DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE

 

CONTACT:  Marie Guerrera, 541-682-7716

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Lane County Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee (MHA/LADPC). Committee members’ responsibilities, in addition to serving on the MHA/LADPC, may include serving on a steering committee and will require two daytime meetings per month. People with interest, background, and/or lived experience in mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues are encouraged to apply.


MENTAL HEALTH ADVISORY/LOCAL ALCOHOL & DRUG PLANNING COMMITTEE
: Advises the Board of Commissioners and Health & Human Services Department on matters relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and addiction issues in Lane County by reviewing major policies of the community mental health program and makes recommendations to the Director and assists in identifying needs and priorities.


MEETING SCHEDULE
: Monthly, third Wednesday of the month at 2:30p.m. – 4:30p.m. In addition, the successful applicant may also volunteer to serve on the MHA/LADPC steering subcommittee which will entail attendance at that meeting one or two times per month.


VACANCIES
: (1) lay-member position representative of the community with a specific interest and knowledge in mental health, developmental disabilities, and/or addictions issues is open at this time.

 

TERM OF APPOINTMENT: Completion of term, expiring 10/31/22, then potential re-appointment to an additional four-year term per the bylaws.

 

MEMBERSHIP: Fifteen (15).


APPLICATION DEADLINE
: Friday, March 6th, 2019, 2:30 p.m.

 

People representing the diversity of our community are encouraged to apply, including people who live in rural Lane County. Accommodations can be made for people to attend this meeting by telephone if travel to Eugene is a barrier. Applications are available online at www.lanecounty.org/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS BOARD (PHB)

DATE:  April 17, 2020


CONTACT:  Alexandria Dreher,
Alexandria.dreher@lanecountyor.gov, 541-682-4629

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners in cooperation with the Cities of Eugene and Springfield through the Human Services Division (HSD) is seeking applications to fill eleven (11) positions on the Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB).

 

The Poverty and Homelessness Board seeks to fill the following membership vacancies:

  • One (1) Representative from the Business Sector

  • One (1) Representative from the Healthcare Sector

  • One (1) Representative from the Mental or Behavioral Healthcare Sector

  • One (1) Representative from a Victim Services Provider

  • Seven (7) Ex-Officio (non-voting at this time) members which may include representation from such groups as:

    • The director of the Oregon Department of Human Services District 5 or the director’s designee.

    • The director of the Public Housing Agency of Lane County or the director’s designee.

    • The director of the Workforce Partnership or the director’s designee.

    • The director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Behavioral Health Recovery & Reintegration or the director’s designee.

    • The director of the St. Vincent de Paul or their designee.

    • The director of an emergency shelter or their designee.

    • Representative(s) of a Coordinated Care Organization serving Lane County.

    • Others to be determined upon need and relevance to poverty and homelessness in Lane County


The Poverty and Homelessness Board (PHB) provides advice to the Board of County Commissioners and the intergovernmental Human Services Commission with the goal of reducing and preventing poverty and homelessness in Lane County. It assists the development of the delivery of housing and services to meet the specific needs of people who are impoverished or homeless improving their stability. It assists to maximize the allocation of local, state and federal funds made available for this purpose. It serves as the administrative board for the Lane County Community Action Agency and as the oversight board for the Lane County Continuum of Care.

 

PHB tasks shall include: participate in the development of the county’s planning, implementation and monitoring of performance and evaluate outcomes of programs serving low-income and homeless persons; develop and review program polices and priorities; assure the coordination and implementation of a housing and human service system; review coordinated assessment system for service access; review and approve privacy, security, and data quality plans, policies and procedures, and performance measures for the Human Services Management Information System; review the process for performance improvement ;participate in a point-in-time count of homeless persons that is conducted at least biannually; review an annual gaps analysis that is conducted of homelessness needs and services; develop program and financial priorities for the distribution of public funds; assure a collaborative, fair, and transparent process for developing priorities for projects to be submitted in grant applications to funders; and, review the efficiency and effectiveness of funding expenditures for funded activities

 

STAFFING: Department of Health and Human Services

 

MEETS: Monthly, or as needed. All member meetings occur on the third Thursday every other month, noon to 1:30 p.m. Sack lunch is provided.

 

TERM:  July 1, 2020- June 30, 2023 (3 year)

 

MANDATED: 24 CFR 578.7, ORS 458.505

 

MEMBERSHIP: (15) The Board shall consist of fifteen voting members appointed by the Lane County Board of Commissioners. In accordance with 42 U.S. Code § 9910, the Poverty and Homelessness Board shall be a tri-partite board composed of one third elected officials (holding office on the date of selection); one third representatives of low-income individuals and families; one third members of business, industry, labor, religious, law enforcement, education, or other major groups and interests in the community.

 

Public officials shall consist of one Lane County Commissioner, one City of Eugene, one City of Springfield and one rural Lane County elected official. The Board shall also consist of non-voting ex-officio participants representing governmental agencies and departments that are responsible for housing, employment, health and human services and public welfare and continuum of care grant co-applicants.

 

In addition to the Board members, up to seven (7) Ex-Officio participants are invited to attend meetings and participate in the discussion representing key community stakeholders.

 

VACANCY: Eleven (11) vacancies.   

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 18th, 2020


Electronic Applications Preferred.

 

Hardcopy applications can be submitted to the Human Services Division located on the 5th floor of the Lane County Health & Human Services Building, 151 W. 7th Avenue, Room 560, Eugene, or submitted by e-mail to diana.alldredge@lanecountyor.gov.


The application form has been adapted for ease of access to a SurveyMonkey. It can be completed here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/HVCHXYH


Applications are available online at www.lanecountyor.gov/volunteer and in the Board of Commissioners' Office located on the 2nd floor of the Public Service Building, 125 East 8th Avenue, Eugene.

To request an application by mail, please call 541-682-4203.

For additional information about the Poverty and Homelessness Board, please go to our website at

www.lanecountyor.gov/PHB.

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL

DATE: April 5, 2017

 

SUBJECT:  Community Health Council

 

CONTACT: Rochelle Black, 541-682-4161            

 

The Lane County Board of Commissioners is seeking applications from citizens interested in serving on the Community Health Council.  The committee advises the Board of Commissioners on topics and issues related to the Community Health Centers of Lane County, a Federally Qualified Health Center, and also serves as the governing board for the Health Centers.  Details about the Council and its composition, meeting schedule and the requirements for service on the Council follow:

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH COUNCIL: Provides assistance and advice to the Board of Commissioners and the Health & Human Services (H&HS) Department's Community Health Centers of Lane County (CHCLC) in promoting its mission to provide comprehensive health care that is quality-driven, affordable and culturally competent to the people of Lane County. The Community Health Council will provide input and feedback to generally advise the development, implementation and evaluation of CHCLC programs, including but not limited to all programs funded through the Federal Bureau of Primary Health Care Grant(s). This may include providing feedback and advice regarding the health care needs of Lane County residents. One goal of the Community Health Council is to review marketplace trends and to provide assistance and advice which reflect the economic realities of the marketplace. The Council works with the H&HS/CHCLC's management team and with community leaders to actively engage in long-term strategic planning to build sustainability for the centers.

 

MEMBERSHIP:  The Council has a membership range of 9 to 15.


MEETING SCHEDULE
:  Monthly.  The Council meets the third Tuesday of every month from 5:15-7:00 p.m. at the Delta Oaks Clinic at 1022 Green Acres Road in Eugene.  This meeting location is convenient to bus routes.  Meals are provided and stipends are available to offset transportation and other costs which may be associated with meeting attendance.

 

VACANCY:  The Council is seeking up to five consumer members.  To qualify as a consumer, the candidate must be a current registered patient of the Community Health Centers of Lane County and must have accessed services at any of the Health Center locations within the past twenty four months.  Lane County is particularly interested in attracting consumer members who can represent those who utilize mental health services and/or those who utilize pediatric services.  A legal guardian of a consumer who is a dependent child or adult, or a legal sponsor of an immigrant may also be considered a consumer. In an effort to ensure the Council is representative of the community at large, Lane County is also interested in attracting consumer members who live in Commissioner District 1 (West Lane County), Commissioner District 4 (North Eugene) and Commissioner District 5 (East Lane County).

 

TERM: Four (4) year terms with a limit of two (2) consecutive terms of membership.  When vacancies occur during the unexpired term of a member, the Council may nominate a new member to the Board of Commissioners for consideration for appointment for the duration of the term.  Such appointees shall serve as members of the Council until the end of the terms of the outgoing members, except in the case of vacancies occurring within the last 6 months of a term, which shall be for the remaining term of the vacancy plus 4 years.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled.

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