Mental Health, Chemical Dependency & Therapeutic Drug Court Citizens Advisory Committee​

To help prevent and reduce the impacts of disabling chemical dependency and mental illness by creating and investing in effective, data driven programs for a continuum of recovery-oriented systems of care, the purpose of the Citizens Advisory Committee is to:

> Advise the Board of Commissioners on systemic mental health, substance abuse and therapeutic court issues.  

> Review strategic plans which identify regional needs and guide near-term actions to address such needs.

> Assess proposals for targeted funding to address the needs outlined in the strategic plans.

> Develop and measure specific performance measures to ensure funding is meeting proposed goals and those of Kitsap's strategic plans.

> Ensure the implementation and evaluation of the strategies and programs funded by the Treatment Sales Tax are transparent, accountable and collaborative.

Resolution #139-2013 Adopted on September 23, 2013 appointed the members of the CAC.

​Kathleen Cronin​At-Large, District 1​9/23/18 - 9/22/21
​Richard Daniels, Chair​At-Large, District 1​9/23/17 - 12/31/20
​Alexis Telles​At-Large, District 23/9/20 - 9/22/21
​Jeannie Screws
​At-Large, District 2
9/23/19 - 9/22/22

​Jackie Fojtik

​At-Large, District 3

​4/9/18 - 9/22/21

​At-Large, District 3
​Ends 9/22/21
Helen Havers​Salish Behavioral Health Organization3/9/20 - 9/22/22

​Ursula Petters​Commission on Children and Youth​9/23/19 - 9/22/22
​Valerie Nau​Law and Justice4/9/18 - 12/31/20
​Kimberly Shipp​Education​9/23/17 - 12/31/20
Charmaine Scott​Area Agency on Aging4/8/19 - 9/22/22


The  Citizens Advisory Committee will be comprised of 11 members appointed by the County Commissioners to three-year terms:

One (1) from the Salish Behavioral Health Organization Advisory Board
One (1) from the Commission on Children and Youth
One (1) from the Area Agency on Aging
One (1) from Law and Justice
One (1) from Education
Six (6) At-Large representing a broad spectrum of community members whose background and expertise will enhance the function and effectiveness of the Advisory Committee in fulfilling their responsibilities.

Meeting Time
3rd Tuesday of every month at
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.


Skookum Contract Services
Skykomish room
4525 Auto Center Way
Bremerton, WA 98312


2020 Meeting Schedule
January 21
February 18
March 17 -Cancelled
April 21 -Cancelled
May 19 -Zoom
June 16 -Zoom
July 21 -Zoom
August 18 - Cancelled
September 15 - Cancelled
October 20 -Zoom
November 17 -Zoom
December 15

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Previous Years
2019 Agenda Packets
2018 Agenda Packets
2017 Agenda Packets


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Gay Neal, Human Services
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Doug Washburn, Human Services Director

Hannah Shockley, Human Services Office Supervisor
360-337-7185, x3530 

Fax: 360-337-5721