Applicants Needed for Oakland Community Health Network Board
(Oakland County, Feb. 15, 2021)
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners (BOC) is seeking applications to fill four vacancies on the Oakland Community Health Network (OCHN) Board. Interested individuals can apply for a three-year term that runs from April 2021 to March 2024. The application can be found online at forms.oakgov.com/85 and must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on February 19.
The OCHN leads a provider service network that assists approximately 23,000 Oakland County citizens at more than 300 service sites across the county. The network’s goal is to ensure that those who receive public mental health services through OCHN’s provider network are aware of and have access to services and supports that will improve their health and quality of life.
The BOC is seeking applications to fill two general public seats, one primary consumer seat (someone receiving mental health services) and one secondary consumer seat (a family member of someone receiving mental health services). To qualify, applicants must be residents of Oakland County. Those chosen for an OCHN Board position will receive $90 per diem and county allowance of mileage reimbursement. Members will attend all relevant meetings.
The OCHN meeting schedule is as follows:
Committee of the Whole – Full Board participates at 4:30 p.m. on the second Monday of the month
General Board meeting – Full Board participates at 6 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month
Board study sessions – Full Board participates at 5 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the month
Executive Committee meeting – Board officers participate at 12 p.m. on the first Monday of the month
For more information about the BOC, please visit www.oakgov.com/boc or call 248-858-0100.