Mid-Shore Mental Health Board of Directors

Meetings
Regular meetings are held six times a year. The election of officers is held during the annual meeting in October.

Members
Name Role Type Term Term
Start
Term
End
Jonathan Moss
Member Caroline Representative
First 4/1/14 3/31/18
Trisha Todd
Member Caroline Representative
First 7/1/14 6/30/18

Composition
The Board is composed of 15 members. There are ten from each of the five Mid-Shore counties including Kent, Queen Anne’s, Talbot, Caroline, and Dorchester, nominated by the Board and appointed by the County Commissioners. Five members will be appointed by the Board. A more detailed list can be found in the bylaws.

Election
The Board shall recommend candidates for members for each County to be appointed by the Commissioners. The other five members will be appointed by the Board.

Term of Office
Members shall be appointed for four years and may serve two full consecutive four year appointments.
  
Charge / Authority
(Annotated Code of Maryland, Health-General Article, Title 10–Mental Hygiene Law, Subtitle 3-Advisory Bodies, Part II-County Advisory Committee; and the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s guidelines for Core Service Agencies, as they may be amended from time to time.)
The Board shall perform the essential functions for Mid-Shore Mental Health and determine the policy, adopt reasonable rules, regulations, and bylaws for the conduct of its business. The Boards responsibilities include preparing the budget and submitting a program plan to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.