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Mental Health Board


Mental Health Board
Taffy Lavie
Health & Human Services Department
(415) 473-6809

Administered By

County of Marin


To represent and advocate for the mental health needs of the people of Marin by being fully informed on all related issues in order to promote a creative, comprehensive and dynamic mental health system of care. To inform and advise the Mental Health Director and Board of Supervisors on behalf of clients, families, and the community-at-large. To facilitate communication between the community, mental health service providers and Board of Supervisors to ensure that the system is responsive to our community needs. To promote education, prevention and early intervention to meet the needs of the mentally ill.

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Not less than 50% of the board shall be consumers and families of consumers, who are receiving or have received mental health services. One member shall be a member of the Marin County Board of Supervisors. Remaining members shall represent the public interest.

Term Length

3 years per term; may apply for a maximum of 3 consecutive appointments.

Number of Members

Twelve members.

Reimbursements For Expenses/Per Diem

Reimbursement is authorized for travel expense only.

Time and Day of Meetings

Second Tuesday of every month from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at 20 North San Pedro Rd., Point Reyes Room. For specific information regarding upcoming meetings, please call 473-3020 or check the County's meeting calendar here.

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 Application (opens new window) online.

Members of this Board

View the Bylaws