Substance Abuse Council seeking nomination for officers and representatives

The  Dubois County Substance Abuse Council is now accepting nominations for officers and representatives for 2018.

Persons interested in running for a position with the Dubois County Substance Abuse Council need to send a letter of interest or letter of nomination by December 22, 2017, 12 p.m. to Jim McFaul, Chair,

Once nominations are received, absentee voting begins January 2, 2018, at 8 a.m. and ends January 9, 2018, at 1 p.m. officer and representative positions begin terms on January 31, 2018.

To be eligible for an elected office or representative position candidates must of 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 50 percent of meetings in order to maintain their elected position. Due to the 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 further details, send an email to

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