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Board/Commission Name Region Ten Community Services Board 
Introduction/Overview/Duties This Board reviews and evaluates public mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services and facilities available to serve the community and private services and facilities which receive funds through the Board. Submits to local government programs for community mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services. Within appropriated amounts, executes programs and services and enters into contracts for rendition of services and facilities. Responsible to the local governments of which it is an agency, for the needs assessment, planning and provision of mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services. Through a network of outpatient offices located in several locations throughout Charlottesville and also in each of the rural counties, services are provided to children with serious emotional disorders, adults with long term serious mental illness, persons with mental retardation, and persons addicted to alcohol or other drugs, through 24-hour emergency services, residential programs, vocational training, employment and other day programs, and prevention services. Oversee a budget of $11.0 milliion and over 450 full and part-time employees. 
Length of Term According to state statute, members may be appointed to a maximum of three 3) three-year terms which commence on July 1 and terminate on June 30. 
Frequency/Times for Meetings Regular meetings held on the second Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Most Region Ten Board members also participate on one or more committees. 
Membership 14 members: four City appointees, four Albemarle County appointees, one each from Fluvanna and Greene counties, two each from Louisa and Nelson counties. 
Qualifications Legal resident of the locality, interest in developing and overseeing policies affecting services to persons with mental disabilities and/or chemical dependence, recognition that members of Region Ten Board, though unpaid, are not volunteers, but rather are local appointed public officials and as such are accountable to the Board of Supervisors for the availability, effectiveness and efficiency of all publicly funded mental health, mental retardation, and substance abuse services in the six jurisdictions of which the Region Ten Board is the agent. 
County Members/Term Expiration Albert LaFave, Term Expires 06/30/2020
Barbara Barrett, Term Expires 06/30/2020
Vicotoria Waterfield, Term Expires 06/30/21
Mary Sullivan, Term Expires 06/30/2019 
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