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Substance Abuse Services Council

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  • Description: Advise and make recommendations on policies and goals and on the coordination of the Commonwealth's public and private efforts to control alcohol and drug abuse.
  • Report Date: Annually
  • Staff Contact:

    Kate Marshall
    Department of Behavioral Health
    and Developmental Services
    P. O. Box 1797
    Richmond, VA 23218-1797
    Phone: (804) 916-9556
    Email: kate.marshall@dbhds.virginia.gov

All members appointed by Speaker of the House. Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
Name
 
The Honorable M. Keith Hodges
The Honorable Joseph R. Yost
The Honorable Delores L. McQuinn
Vacancy (Taylor, The Honorable Scott W.) Speaker of the House  
All members appointed by Senate Committee on Rules. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
Name
The Honorable George L. Barker
The Honorable Jennifer T. Wexton
Citizen Members:
Name Representing Appointed By Term
7 Citizens Governor  
Additional Members: Citizen members include 7 citizens appointed by the Governor. Ex Officio members include the Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Commissioner of Health, the Commission of the Department of Motor Vehicles, the Superintendent of Public Instruction, the Director of the Department of Juvenile Justice, the Director of the Department of Corrections, the Director of the Department of Criminal Justice Services, the Director of the Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Commissioner of the Department of Social Services, the Chief Executive Officer of the Alcohol Beverage Control Authority, the Executive Director to the governor's office for Substance Abuse Prevention, the Executive Director of the Virginia Foundation for Healthy Children, the Executive Director of the Commission on Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program, the President of the Virginia Association of Drug and Alcohol Programs, the President of the Virginia Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors and the Chair of the Virginia Association of Community Service Boards - Substance Abuse Council.

Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 4 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 2 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 7
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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