Nominations Being Accepted For Substance Abuse Council

Dubois County (From Releases) – The Dubois County Substance Abuse Council is accepting nominations for officers and representatives for 2018. Persons interested in running for a position with the Council need to send a letter of interest, or a letter of nomination, by December 22, 2017, 12 p.m. (ET) to Jim McFaul, Chair,

After nominations are received, absentee voting will begin January 2, 2018, at 8 a.m. and end January 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. Officer and representative position terms begin January 31, 2018.

To be eligible for an elected office or representative position candidates must have attended 50 percent of all Substance Abuse Council meetings over the past 12 months.

Executive Committee members should have experience and/or expertise in at least one of the following areas: family relations, religion, education, civic/private affairs, business, media, medical, local government, judiciary, law enforcement, self-help, youth, or labor forces. Members are required to attend fifty percent of meetings in order to maintain their elected position. Due to potential conflict of interest concerns, no elected or appointed public official is eligible to serve as Chair or Co-Chair.

For officer and representatives job descriptions, or additional details, email

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