The National Executive Board of the Boy Scouts of America governs the Boy Scouts of America organization. Prior experience includes serving as Executive Director of the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association, Executive Director of the Florida Juvenile Justice Association and Project Manager for the National Association of State Alcohol and Drug Abuse Directors (NASADAD). Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee. WASHINGTON, DC . He serves as Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for the National Council for Behavioral Health and is a former Chairperson of the Board of the Missouri Foundation for Health. Prior to his work at Thresholds, Mark spent decades as a leader in the fight against HIV/AIDS as CEO of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Ms. Gates is a member of the Medicaid Behavioral Health Partnership Oversight Council and served on the state’s Alcohol and Drug Policy Council. Cari is a licensed social worker who has been working in community mental health for over 20 years. Over ten years ago, Dr. Clark challenged the Mental Health Center of Denver to be “The Center of Excellence” with the best and most innovative mental health services in the country. Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas. Blue has also held leadership roles with the Pennsylvania Community Providers Association (the state trade association), the Community Behavioral Healthcare Network of Pennsylvania (a provider-owned behavioral health managed care company), and the Association for Ambulatory Behavioral Healthcare. Heather M. Gates, MBA, is the President/CEO of Community Health Resources (CHR), the most comprehensive, nonprofit behavioral health care organization in Connecticut. She is a member of the SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society Executive Committee, and is on the Board of Directors of the Legal Action Center and the American Friends of Hebrew University. BOARD OF DIRECTORS Join Us PHILLIP (PJ)HAYNIE III Chairman of the Board Haynie FarmsReedville, VA DEXTERGILBERT Vice-Chairman Gilbert FarmsCampbellton, FL NIKOLAJMORRIS Secretary-Treasurer Bartholomew Enterprises, LLCSterlington, LA BILLBRIDGEFORTH Chairman Emeritus Darden Bridgeforth & SonsTanner, AL HAYWOODHARRELL Board Member Harrell FarmsHalifax, NC KENNETH RAYSNEED Board … Since then he has led the way in delivering strengths-based, person-centered, culturally-proficient services as well as employing trauma-informed, evidence-based practices. For the past seven years, he has led Thresholds, an innovative community-based organization that provides behavioral healthcare and supportive housing to more than 10,000 people each year in Illinois. As the Executive Director of the Oregon Council for Behavioral Health, she has been charged by the OCBH Board to grow this local association representing the statewide integrated continuum of Behavioral Health Care in Oregon. Matters appropriate for board review include the mission and overall direction of NCFR. She served as the CEO until 2019. The Board of Directors is elected by members of the 55 U.S. licensing boards each June. Yaberci is a progressive, decisive, and innovated, highly valued for vision and strategy development, translating objectives into action plans. Licensing board members are … ©2021 National Council for Behavioral Health. With over 35 years of experience, Camille Schraeder has an extensive history of community involvement and is a strong advocate for abused, neglected, and at-risk Children, Youth, Families at the local, state, and federal levels. of Pennyroyal Housing Alternatives. She was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the National Council for Behavioral Health. Sara’s passion for health promotion and wellness began as a youth leader in two statewide addiction prevention programs: Operation Snowball and the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute. Jeff Paro. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from William Tyndale College. The largest Community Mental Health Service [...], Dr. Carl Clark’s early experience with his father’s bipolar disorder sparked a commitment to helping people with mental illness regain their [...], Mark Fontaine serves as Executive Advisor to the Florida Behavioral Health Association (FBHA) and Director of the Services Association of FBHA. The Mendocino County System of Care has served over 4000 unduplicated clients annually. Over the last 22 years of working in Behavioral Health both Substance Use Disorder and Mental Health, Ms. Jefferis has been privileged to sit in a variety of seats. Ms. Weaver has diverse board and advisory experience, having served on the boards of several corporate and non-profit entities. He has been recognized for his leadership with numerous awards, including the Ultimate CEO Award from the South Florida Business Journal, the EPIC Award from the Mental Health Association of Southeast Florida, Advocate of the Year Award from Broward County, and the Time Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Mr. Johnson holds undergraduate and masters degrees in Public Administration and Political Science from Texas State University. In [...], Executive Senior Vice President of Corporate Affairs, Brigitte D. Johnson, Esq., is a licensed attorney with over thirty years’ experience in the legal field. In 2019 he was instrumental in merging the four Florida mental health and substance use disorder associations into one unified behavioral health association, FBHA, with both a Services and Advocacy association supporting the work of FBHA. Yaberci is a recipient of the 2016 Social Work Leadership award by the Latino Social Work Coalition; 2016 Spirit of a Leader, Acacia Network; 2020 Exemplary Leadership, Entre Nosotras and 2020 NASW SAPHIRE Leadership Award. The National Safety Council is America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate. Pat Coleman is President and CEO of Behavioral Health Response, Inc. (BHR). At the present time Ric is the part time Executive Director of Iroquois Center for Human Development, a CMHC in Greensburg, Kansas. Most recently, Shauna was appointed by MN Governor Tim Walz to serve on the newly created Blue Ribbon Commission on Health and Human Services. During his tenure at LifeWays, he has held every board officer position and has chaired all board standing committees at least once. Jodi has worked in health care for 25 years in various settings and roles, but found her niche in Community-Based Mental Health – a field that treats clients and their families with compassion and empathy, while focusing on strengths that allow individuals to make informed choices. His professional career began [...], Central Florida Behavioral Health Network, Linda McKinnon has been the President and CEO of Central Florida Behavioral Health Network for the past 17 years. Ms. Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont. Pat’s professional career and educational achievements exemplify her belief that faith, family and community can shape and reshape the course of one’s life. The Board of Directors of the National Council for Behavioral Health represents the membership and is committed to diversity, leadership, and promoting excellence in mental health and addictions treatment. Richard Edley is lead executive for RCPA, responsible for all aspects of operations and direction for the association. During his tenure at Thresholds, he has overseen explosive growth, but also a culture shift that embraces change, innovation, transparency, and yes – love. Dr. Steven Ronik is currently the Chief Executive Officer for Henderson Behavioral Health. The Council's tax identification number is 13-5562362. NDC Board of Directors Our Board of Directors is made up of the best and brightest leaders across the nation. Camille is the Volunteer Founder and Director of the Potter Valley Youth and Community Center (PVYCC), a founding member of the Children’s Action Committee (CAC), a member of the Policy Council on Children and Youth (PCCY), and an active leader in policy change for children, youth and families. NCFR members are invited to communicate directly with board members by emailing them (log in to the member directory), or by sending a message to the board. Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc. Robert N. Davison, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Montclair, NJ-based Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc., is an accomplished [...], Yaberci Perez-Cubillan is a bilingual, bicultural, Hispanic female, exceptional, proactive and hands-on driven leader with more than seventeen years [...], Cari is a licensed social worker who has been working in community mental health for over 20 years. Dr. Eisen earned an M.S.W. He will succeed Linda Rosenberg, the current president and CEO on June 1, 2019. Valle del Sol is a federally qualified health center with eight locations in Maricopa County and nine locations in New Mexico. Shauna holds a Master of Social Work degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of North Dakota, Grand Forks. Under her leadership, RCS developed and provided community-based services, prevention services, homeless services, mental health services, foster care, and adoption services. On March 27, 2012, Ed was reappointed to the LifeWays Board by the Jackson County Commissioners for another 3-year term. His professional career began in 1988 and most recently he was president and CEO of PerformCare/Community Behavioral HealthCare Network of Pennsylvania, Inc., a national, full-service, behavioral health managed care organization. Melanie holds a BSN from the University of Florida, attended the graduate program in Nursing at University of Texas at Austin and has held numerous clinical positions in neuroscience in Florida and Texas. Mr. Davison served on the New Jersey Attorney General’s Less-lethal Advisory Committee. Our executive leadership team and Board of Trustees are dedicated to the belief that helping kids achieve their boldest dreams empowers not only them but also our communities to thrive today, tomorrow, and beyond. With the formation of Care Plus Bergen, Inc. (the non-profit management corporation), she lead negotiations for the sublease and lease management agreement with the County of Bergen, employment contract with the CEO and third party operating agreements. This outpatient organization provides integrated psychiatric care, mental health counseling, substance use disorder services, primary care, wellness and prevention services, physical therapy, vocational training, and extensive peer support. CCBHC is an outgrowth of the Federal Mental Health Excellence Act establishing the highest standards for integrated behavioral health treatment, the foundation to the movement into value- based payment in the behavioral health field. Dr. Clark joined the Mental Health Center of Denver in 1989. Board of Directors. Prior to coming to Connecticut Ms. Gates worked in the Western Massachusetts community service system in a variety of capacities since 1976. Their work and the Task Force’s Final Report provided a blueprint for overhauling and comprehensively reforming New Jersey’s mental health system. Comprehensive Healthcare has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, symbolizing the organization’s commitment to providing safe, high-quality, and effective care. 12/08/2020. Cornerstone is the largest provider of mental health services in Montgomery County serving over 2400 people. In addition to his academic credentials, Davison is a Licensed Professional Counselor (L.P.C.). In his role as Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris, Inc.’s CEO, Davison manages the overall operations of a comprehensive community mental health facility that each day serves the needs of more than 1000 individuals and their families who are confronted with mental illnesses or emotional disturbances. She is a member of the Washington State Council for Behavioral Health, the Joint Commission Behavioral Health Care Accreditation Advisory Council, and has been appointed to the Governor’s Social Supports Community Leaders Group in Washington. A leader in her community and organization, Carmen strives for equality and inclusion of underserved populations especially regarding access to quality healthcare and education. In addition to her paid positions Ms Huhn works on many boards and committees, at a local state and national level with a focus on child welfare, behavioral health, early childhood education, and child abuse prevention. The Board of Directors is elected by members of the 55 U.S. licensing boards each June. As General Counsel, she manages all legal affairs of the Agency, including but not limited to contract negotiations, insurance, regulatory matters, and lawsuits. He has been instrumental in Mosaic’s growth to become the largest community-based behavioral health service provider in Maryland. Camille has also been recognized by her peers receiving the Advocacy of the Year and the Executive Leadership Sabbatical award by the California Wellness Foundation and was an elected Mendocino County Board of Education Trustee and was a recipient of the 2005 CA Wellness Foundation Leadership Award. Additionally, she has been appointed to serve on the board of the newly formed West Coast healthcare Coalition. Topher has served on numerous local and state committees to help develop Nebraska’s policies and delivery of behavioral health services. He has been an officer for the Board of Directors of an LGBT advocacy organization, served on a Board of Directors for a Senior Day Health corporation, and has been a member of the Mayor’s Task Force to end homelessness, and multiple legislative task forces. CHAIR EMERITUS Frederick A.O. It includes both outpatient and residential modalities i.e., Detox, Rehab, CCBHCs, Article 32, Article 31s, Residential programing for youth, males & women & children. Since being named CEO of HealthRIGHT 360 in 2010, Dr. Eisen has led the organization through seven mergers, growing the organization to serve over 40,000 individuals annually. CSG provides a full array of community based behavioral health and intellectual and developmental disability services in 20 counties in central and northeast Pennsylvania. Representation on the board is allocated to maintain balance … Shauna currently serves on several boards, including the National Association of Rural Mental Health, The MN Association of Community Mental Health Programs, North Region Health Alliance, H.O.P.E. Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin. The Coalition has led efforts in Missouri to integrate primary care with behavioral healthcare and to implement disease management services for those with co-morbid chronic health conditions. our Board of Directors). Jodi Daly, Ph.D. is the President and CEO of Comprehensive Healthcare in Yakima Washington. Yaberci has been on the cutting edge of service delivery and successfully led one of a few programs to become a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC). Over a period of fourteen months, the Task Force addressed key issues such as housing, community-based services, insurance parity, and state and county psychiatric hospitals. In 1993, he returned to the CenterPointe staff as Director of Development/Legal Counsel. Prior to her tenure at IABH, Sara worked for the Denver (CO) Public Health Department where she served as coordinator of the Denver Alliance on Tobacco and Health. Brian Mitchell was a public employee for the City of Manchester [NH] for 25 years. from San Francisco State University, and a Doctorate in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. J.D. During his time in private practice, he also served as a CenterPointe Board member and as legal counsel for the organization. Mark Fontaine has a Master’s in social work (MSW) degree from Florida State University, holds Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) and Certified Criminal Justice Addiction Professional (CCJAP) credentials, and is a Certified Association Executive (CAE) with the American Society of Association Executives. The FBHA works closely with state partners including the Agency for Healthcare Administration/Medicaid, the Department of Children and Families and the Florida legislature and is the voice for both providers and their 250,000+ clients. Ric also serves on the Kansas Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council and the Kansas Association of Counties public policy committee. Additionally, she serves on several state level committees was recently appointed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to his Re-Open Florida Task Force, and to the Statewide Task Force on Opioid Abuse. She received her MSW from the University of Maryland in 1995 and worked for Johns Hopkins Bayview Mental Health Capitation Program Creative Alternatives in Baltimore for 3 years. Board of Directors. She’s been with BHR since 1997; has held various positions and in December 2012 was appointed to her current role. Mr. Davison was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Council for Behavioral Health, beginning his term on July 1, 2015. Ms. Gates went on to become the Executive Director of a small supported housing program in Holyoke and later worked for the Department of Mental Health as the Director of Managed Care for the Holyoke/Chicopee Area. Having served the community for fifteen years at Valle del Sol in several management and direct-care positions, her focus has been promoting quality service delivery and organizational excellence. Central Florida Behavioral Health Network is responsible for assuring high quality accessible and coordinated services and a system of care that is community driven for persons with no other resources. Brian Mitchell, Executive Director, New Hampshire Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health. Susie is also current chair of a statewide child abuse prevention agency Prevent Child Abuse Arizona. Prior to joining the Texas Council, he served as Legislative Director for a State Representative and, in the private sector, managed the Urban and Land Use Planning efforts of a commercial development firm in Austin, Texas, engaging county and city officials across the state. He is a Governor Scott appointee to the State of Florida Drug Policy Advisory Council and serves as President of Floridians for Recovery. Mark holds an MA in Political Science from Northwestern University and a BA in Government and International Studies from the University of Notre Dame. This company provides employment and training opportunities for the disabled and economically disadvantaged through the sales of goods and services to the end-users. Victoria Bryan (2022) Cleveland State Community College *Emma Cieslik (2021) Ball State University. The portfolio also has a significant number of federal and local grants ranging from the provision of integrated care to work performed at Ryker’s Island. 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