About

A new behavioral health board named the Howard County Local Behavioral Health Advisory (HCLBHA) Board was formed July 1, 2018. 

The Board meets monthly (with the exception of July). The Board's mission is to advise the County Health Officer and the County Executive of their responsibility to plan, manage and monitor Behavioral Health programs and services for Howard County Residents.

The HCLBHA Board will include a total of 28 members: 18 are appointed members for five-year terms. The Board consists of: 7 Consumers, 7 Family Members, 2 Professional/Provider/Advocates, 2 At Large, and 10 will be Ex-Officio members representing DSS, Public Defender’s Office, DCRS, State Attorney’s Office, Detention Center, Police Department, Circuit Court, DJS, Parole and Probation, and HCPSS. The importance of consumer/family member representation was a key focus in the development of the new board. Members and Ex-Officio members, all of whom have voting rights.

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The Board meets monthly (with the exception of July). The Board's mission is to advise the County Health Officer and the County Executive of their responsibility to plan, manage and monitor Behavioral Health programs and services for Howard County Residents.

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Board Members
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The HCLBHA Board will include a total of 28 members: 18 are appointed members for five-year terms. The Board consists of: 7 Consumers, 7 Family Members, 2 Professional/Provider/Advocates, 2 At Large, and 10 will be Ex-Officio members representing DSS, Public Defender’s Office, DCRS, State Attorney’s Office, Detention Center, Police Department, Circuit Court, DJS, Parole and Probation, and HCPSS. The importance of consumer/family member representation was a key focus in the development of the new board. Members and Ex-Officio members, all of whom have voting rights.

  • Brown, Michele (Family Member/MH)
  • Cleveland, Julie (Consumer/MH)
  • Donovan, Mark (Professional/SUD)
  • Edelman, Janet (Family Member/MH)
  • Filipczak, Jim (Professional/MH)
  • Foster, Stephen (Consumer/MH)
  • Holmes, Ayesha (Family Member/MH or SUD)
  • Hubbard, Brook (Consumer/MH or SUD)
  • Proctor, Kelly (Family Member/MH)
  • Scornaienchi, Joan Webb (At Large/SUD)
  • Watkins, Andre'a (At Large/MD)
  • Way, John (Family Member/SUD)
  • Wright, Orlando (Family Member/SUD)
  • Vacant (Family Member/SUD)
  • Vacant (Consumer/SUD)
  • Vacant (Consumer/SUD)
  • Vacant (Consumer/SUD)
  • Vacant (Consumer/MH)
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2021
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  • No meeting

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2020
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  • No meeting

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