Delaware County Drug & Alcohol Planning Council

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Board Opening: Delaware County Drug & Alcohol Planning Council
Location: Government Center Building, Media, PA
Openings: 3 Vacancies
Opening Date: July 1, 2020
Closing Date: July 31, 2020


Summary

Delaware County has entered into the Pennsylvania statewide prevention, intervention, and treatment program and as such is responsible for planning and evaluation of community drug and alcohol prevention, intervention, and treatment services.

The purpose of the Planning Council is to advise, review, evaluate, recommend, and advocate actions related to the delivery of alcohol and other drug prevention, intervention, and treatment services.

The Planning Council reviews and sanction an annual comprehensive alcohol and other drug prevention, intervention, and treatment plans to be submitted to Delaware County Council and Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs for approval.

The Planning Council has an odd number of members, between 11 and 15, approved by County Council for a three-year term. The Planning Council must include at least one individual from each of the following six categories: Criminal Justice, Business or Industry, Labor, Education, Medicine, and Psycho-Social Professional. The remaining members should include the categories of Student, Elderly, Recovering Person and Community, and at least one must be an individual 25 years or under. No more than 60% of the members may be of the same sex. Each member must reside in Delaware County.

The Planning Council meets on the first Wednesday of each month.

Current openings are for members representing the Psycho-Social Profession, Labor and Medicine. One of the appointments must be aged 25 years or under.

Term: 3 Years


Contact

Please email resume and letter of interest to County Clerk of Delaware County at DelcoBoards@co.delaware.pa.us.



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Delaware County, presently consisting of over 184 square miles divided into forty-nine municipalities is the oldest settled section of Pennsylvania.


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