Advisory Board on Substance Abuse Programs

Mission

To provide advice and oversight to the Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Alcohol and Drug Programs, maximizing community resources and to assure access. To monitor the integrity of alcohol and drug programs and their resources.

Role

  • Advise the Board of Supervisors and the Stanislaus County Alcohol and Drug Programs Administrator on policies and goals of the County Alcohol and Drug Programs.
  • Educate the public to understand the nature of alcohol and drug problems by encouraging collaboration of community groups.
  • Encourage with support from the County to develop and implement effective alcohol and drug abuse programs.
  • Review the alcohol and drug program needs of the community.
  • Review the plans of various programs to insure quality and make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors in an annual report.

Priorities

  • Oversee public awareness through alcohol and drug.
  • Establish alcohol and drug programs that meet the community needs.
  • Promote public awareness through providing information regarding AOD programs through an information center.
  • Identify problems within access and barriers.
  • Increase board membership to reflect the community.
  • Promote integrated services.

Meeting Calendar

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Minutes

December - no meeting

November - no minutes

October

September

August - cancelled

July

June - no minutes

May

April - joint board minutes

March

February

January

November

October - joint board minutes

September

August

July

June

May - no meeting

April - joint board minutes

March

February

January

Members

  • Lt. Gregg Clifton - SO
  • Officer Eric Parsons - CHP
  • Jeff Gullo - 2
  • Charmaine Monte - 3
  • Jill Neifer - 3
  • Kathy Rupe - 4
  • John Robin - 5
  • Michael Shinkel - 5

Helpful Links

For additional information contact the board liaison Veronica Ortiz-Valle

Sites of Interest

Select Network of Care below to visit our interactive behavioral health

Network of Care Website

Visit BHRS’s StanUp for Wellness Campaign:

Stan Up for Wellness Website

For more information regarding the StanUp for Wellness campaign, contact Dan Rosas, Public Information Officer, at drosas@stanbhrs.org or call (209) 525-5324.