Human Services Advisory Board To Meet Thursday
A group of volunteers holds regular meetings to provide input on operations of Potter County Human Services. Meetings of the Human Services Advisory Board are open to the public and anyone interested in serving is encouraged to contact the Potter County Commissioners, c/o executive secretary Cheri Potter at firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-274-8290, Ext. 207.
Next Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 19, at Potter County Human Services headquarters in Roulette. Dinner will be at 6 pm for the board members, with the public meeting to follow at 7.
The Advisory Board last convened in November. Attending were members Anne Nelson, Denise Minderler, Charles Wicker, Catherine Bowers, Gary Perkins, Kassie Irwin, Gail Allen, Sue Valentine, Susan Kefover and Cameron Kockler. Also attending were Human Service administrators Jim Kockler, Colleen Wilber, Melissa Gee, Ken Hoffman and Ronda White.
Members reviewed changes being made to the Medical Assistance Transportation Program due to state budget cuts. Other topics included new mental health emergency crisis/after-hours procedures, Teen Challenge, the Potter County Area Agency on Aging plan, and new initiatives in drug and alcohol abuse services.