About the Advisory Board

Advisory Board Membership and 2017 Meeting Schedule

Advisory Board Members
Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services

Updated: 5-17

Officers:

NameTerm Expires
Wilson, David G., Chair 12/31/2018
Daring, Raelene, Vice Chair 04/27/2017
Faux, Sandy, Secretary 03/31/2020

Members:

NameTerm Expires
Charnetski, Carl J. PhD 12/31/2018
Hastings, Todd B. MSRN 12/31/2018
Henry, Thomas S. 02/12/2020
O'Neill, Thomas 09/29/2017
   
   
   

Developmental Services Act of 1966 and the Department of Public Welfare’s 4200 Regulations

As mandated by the Mental Health and Developmental Services Act of 1966 and the Department of Public Welfare’s 4200 Regulations, the local authorities of a county shall appoint a board which must consist of 13 resident members constituted as follows (selected substantially on a proportionate basis as to the population, providing however that each county, irrespective of population, shall have at least one member on the board):

Vacant Board Seats

The Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services Advisory Board currently has vacant board seats representing the following field(s):

2017 Advisory Board Meeting Schedule

Luzerne-Wyoming Counties Mental Health and Developmental Services(MHDS) announces its Advisory Board meetings for 2017. Meetings will be held quarterly, 3:30 p.m. at the MH-DS Office, Second Floor, 111 N. Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilkes-Barre. 

The Wyoming County Commissioners will host the September 28th Advisory Board meeting at the Wyoming County Court House, #1 Courthouse Square, Tunkhannock, PA in the Commissioners Meeting Room.

Thursday, March 30
Thursday, May 18
Thursday, September 28
Thursday, December 7

The public is invited to attend. The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. Please notify the MH-DS Office at 570-408-1340 or 1-800-816-1880, ext. 340, no later than 48 hours in advance if special accommodations are required.

More information

For more information about applying for an above-listed Advisory Board seat, please visit the Luzerne County Website at http://www.luzernecounty.org/county/boards-authorities to complete an application for appointment.