How To Become a Board Member

Joining the Mental Health and Recovery Board of Directors

The Mental Health and Recovery Board (MHRB) is established in state law (ORC 340) and is responsible for the development, operation and supervision of publicly funded mental health and alcohol/drug services in Ashland County. The MHRB is governed by an 18 member board comprised of community volunteers, while day-to-day operations are carried out by a paid Executive Director and staff.

Board members are appointed by one of the following:

  • Ashland County Commissioners (10 appointments)
  • Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (8 appointments)

Board members are appointed to four-year terms. A board member may serve two consecutive four-year terms.

If you are interested in receiving a "Prospective Board Member Packet" to review, have questions or would like more information, please complete Prospective Board Member Interest Form or contact:

Steve Stone, Executive Director
Mental Health and Recovery Board of Ashland County
1605 County Road 1095
Ashland, OH 44805

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