Jefferson Center for Mental Health Board
The purpose of this board, as representatives of the community, is to carry out the mission statement and to provide overall direction and organization for Jefferson Center for Mental Health for the delivery of mental health services to the citizens of Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties; it also appoints the chief executive officer. Jefferson Center for Mental Health is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit community mental health center.
- Determines fiscal policies for the center through sound fiscal management of all center funds.
- Employs, dismisses, supervises and evaluates the president and CEO.
- Establishes policies and structures for the overall governance of the center.
- Establishes policies designed to ensure the evaluation of the center programs.
- Takes reasonable steps to execute all legal requirements for the center.
- Takes reasonable steps to ensure that provisions of key contracts are met.
- Takes reasonable steps to ensure compliance with the Internal Revenue Code requirements applicable to tax exempt, charitable corporations.
The JCMH Board meets on the fourth Monday monthly with exception of the month of December, at 5:30pm at the JCMH offices in Wheat Ridge. Fore more information, please visit www.jcmh.org.
The full Jefferson Center for Mental Health Board consists of 15 members. The Jefferson County Commissioners appoint four at-large, Jefferson County residents, along with a County Commissioner and alternate representative to the 15 member board. Each of the appointees serve three-year terms, maximum two terms.
- Tracy Kraft-Tharp, County Commissioner
- John Zabawa (Term expires: September 30, 2023)
- Jonathan Gordon (Term expires: September 30, 2024)
- Scott Thompson (Term expires: September 30, 2022)
- Mary Berg, Human Services Director