County Executive Isiah Leggett is seeking applicants to fill eight vacancies on the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council. The vacancies are for two members of the general public, one professional who treats alcoholism and or drug abuse, one person who represents the multi-cultural diversity of the County, one pharmacist, one relative of an individual who is receiving care for alcoholism or other drug abuse; one member of the clergy, and one member of the business community.
Members of the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council advise the Department of Health and Human Services, the County Executive, and the County Council in identifying local alcohol and other drug abuse program needs, assist in the development of plans to meet those needs, make recommendations in the budget process relative to those programs, and promote public education regarding alcoholism and other drug abuse.
Members of the Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Advisory Council serve three-year terms without compensation, but are eligible for reimbursement for travel and dependent care for meetings attended. Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in Rockville.
Applicants of diverse backgrounds, professions, gender, geography, disability and ethnicity are encouraged to apply. An application, consisting of a brief cover letter and resume, should be sent by mail to County Executive Isiah Leggett, 101 Monroe Street, 2nd Floor, Rockville, MD 20850, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Home and employment addresses, as well as contact phone numbers and email addresses should be included. If appropriate, applicants should indicate the position for which they are applying. The deadline for application is August 7, 2013.
Members of County boards, committees and commissions may not serve on more than one such group at a time. Leggett’s appointments are subject to confirmation by the County Council. Applications of those selected for appointment are made public as part of the confirmation process.
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