Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board
Purpose / Duties:
To review the scope of alcohol and drug problems in the County; To review the community's alcohol and drug program needs, services, facilities and special programs; To work with and consult the County Departments (i.e. Behavioral Health and Recovery Services and Health and Human Services) responsible for drug and alcohol misuse programs and services to the County's residents; To advocate for and to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of effective alcohol and drug programs throughout the County; To educate the public about the nature of alcohol and drug problems, as well as the resources available to the community; To network with other involved community members and agencies who are addressing drug and alcohol issues in Marin County; To keep informed on legislative issues related to alcohol and drugs and to encourage the support of legislation that will work toward effective prevention, treatment and recovery for all Marin residents; To make recommendations to the Marin Board of Supervisors regarding legislation, education, community and program needs relevant to drug and alcohol concerns.
Members shall have a professional interest in, or personal commitment to, alleviating problems related to alcohol and drug use in the community. The membership shall include representatives from various economic, social, and occupational groups and shall be broadly representative of the demographic characteristics of the County.
Reimbursements for Expenses / Per Diem:
See attachment under "related materials" on this page to see if you qualify
Stipend amount is $50 per meeting or appointed board or commission
Time and Day of Meetings:
First Monday of every month from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m., 20 North San Pedro Road, 1st Floor, Pt. Reyes Conference Room, San Rafael, CA 94903
How to Apply:
Applications may be obtained from the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, Room 329, Administration Building, Marin Civic Center (415-473-7331), or access the General Application online.
If you are a person with a disability and require an accommodation to participate in a County program, service or activity, requests for accommodations may be made by calling (415) 473-4381 (Voice) 473-3232 (TDD/TTY) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org at least four work days in advance of the event. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats, upon request.