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McHenry County seeks people to serve on mental health board

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Submitted by McHenry County Board

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

One term is available with a term that will expire on Jan. 1, 2014. Three four-year terms are available with terms that will expire on Jan. 1, 2017.

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

Completed applications should be returned to the county board office no later than 3 p.m. Monday, Nov. 26. If mailing your application, certified or registered mail is recommended. Mailed applications should be sent to McHenry County Board, 2200 N. Seminary Ave., 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 FY11 is available in the FY11 Annual Report accessible at

The FY12-13-14 three-year plan is also available at this website.

The board is particularly interested in nominations which represent the faith based community, consumers of services and the Latino community at this time.