Mental Health Board

VACANCY NOTICE

Mental Health Board

Replaces All Previous Notices

 

 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN of the following term expirations:
 

Seat 1, succeeding Christine James, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 11 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 2, succeeding Njon Weinroth, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 7 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 3, succeeding Kara Chien, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 6 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 4, succeeding Terezie Bohrer, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 3 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 5, succeeding Virginia Lewis, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 4 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 6, succeeding Gene Porfido, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 10 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 7, succeeding David Lewis, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 5 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 8, succeeding Benny Wong, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 9 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 9, succeeding Richard Slota, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 1 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 10, succeeding Harriette Stallworth Stevens, term expires January 31, 2017, must be a consumer appointed by the District 2 Supervisor, for a three-year term ending January 31, 2020.

 

Seat 11, Judy Zalazar Drummond, term expires January 31, 2019, must be appointed by the District 8 Supervisor, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

Seat 12, Toni Parks, term expires January 31, 2018, must be a consumer, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

 

Seat 13, Marylyn Tesconi, term expires January 31, 2019, must be the family member of a consumer, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

 

Seat 14, Angela Pon, term expires January 31, 2019, must be a family member of a consumer, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

 

Seat 15, Ulash Thakore-Dunlap, term expires January 31, 2019, must be a mental health professional, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

 

Seat 16, Idell Wilson, term expires January 31, 2019, must be a family member, for the unexpired portion of a three-year term.

 


Additional Requirements: At least nine members must be consumers or the parents, spouses, siblings or adult children of consumers; of these nine members, at least four must be consumers and at least four should be family of consumers. Additionally, one member must be a child advocate (a family member or consumer advocate for minors who use mental health services), one member must be an older adult advocate (a family member or consumer advocate for persons 60 years of age or older who use mental health services), and two members must be from the following professions: psychiatry, psychology, mental health social work, nursing with a specialty in mental health, marriage and family counseling, psychiatric technology or administrator of a hospital providing mental health services or of a community mental health facility. All other seats may be filled by persons with experience and knowledge of the mental health system representing the public interest.

“Consumer” is a person who has received mental health services in San Francisco from any program operated or funded by the City and County, from a State hospital, or from any public or private nonprofit mental health agency.

“Family Member of a Consumer” includes domestic partners and significant others.

“Mental Health Professional” shall be from the following professions: psychiatry, psychology, mental health social work, nursing with a specialty in mental health, marriage and family counseling, psychiatric technology, or administrator of a hospital providing mental health services or of a community health facility.

Exclusions: No member or his/her spouse shall be a full-time or part-time County employee of a County mental health service, an employee of the State Department of Mental Health, or an employee of, or a paid member of the governing body of, a Bronzan-McCorquodale contract agency.

Reports: An annual report on the needs and performance of the City and County's mental health system shall be submitted to the Board of Supervisors.

Sunset Date: None.

Additional information relating to the Mental Health Board may be obtained by reviewing Administrative Code, Section 15.12, available at http://www.sfbos.org/sfmunicodes or by visiting the Mental Health Board website at http://www.sfgov.org/mental_health.

Interested persons may obtain an application from the Board of Supervisors website at http://www.sfbos.org/vacancy_application or from the Rules Committee Clerk, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, Room 244, San Francisco, CA 94102-4689. Completed applications should be submitted to the Clerk of the Board. All applicants must be residents of San Francisco, unless otherwise stated.

Next Steps: Applicants who are applying for seats 1 through 11 will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk and staff of the Mental Health Board if they are appointed by the District Supervisor. Applicants applying for seats 12 through 16 and who meet minimum qualifications will be contacted by the Rules Committee Clerk once the Rules Committee Chair determines the date of the hearing. Members of the Rules Committee will consider the appointment(s) at the hearing and applicant(s) may be asked to state their qualifications. The appointment(s) of the individual(s) who is recommended by the Rules Committee will be forwarded to the Board of Supervisors for final approval.

 

 

Please Note:  Depending upon the posting date, a vacancy may have already been filled.  To determine if a vacancy for this Board is still available, or if you require additional information, please call the Rules Committee Clerk at (415) 554-7702.

 

 

                                              

 

                                                                                    Angela Calvillo

                                                                                    Clerk of the Board

 

DATED/POSTED:  January 26, 2017