Advisory Board Meetings

Meetings of the Chester County MH/IDD Advisory Board are open to the public. Confirm meeting time and location by calling Dorinda Westmoreland at 610.344.4057.

Executive Subcommittee Members

  • Denise Bryer, R.N., M.S.N. - Chairman
  • Natalie Cali, CPS, COAPS - Vice-Chairman
  • Francesca Crane - Secretary

Adult Mental Health Subcommittee - Meets Quarterly - 2nd Monday of March, June, Sept. & Dec.

  • Staff: MH Deputy 
  • Board Representatives: Denise Bryer

ID Subcommittee/Self-Determination - 1st Wednesdays

  • Staff: ID Deputy
  • Board Representative: Vacant

2017-2018 Advisory Board Members

  • Denise Bryer, R.N., M.S.N. - Chairman
  • Natalie Cali, CPS, COAPS - Vice Chairman
  • Francesca J. Crane- Secretary
  • Katherine Gelling
  • Dr. Jaclyn Crawford
  • Ashley Ian Doyle, CPS, FPS
  • Blake Jessica Emmanuel
  • Dr. Veda Maany
  • Cynthia Barimani
  • Rabbi Sue Greenberg
  • Vacant (3)

Purpose of the Board

  • Review and evaluate needs, services, facilities, and special problems
  • Develop annual plans for mental health and intellectual disability programs
  • Make recommendations regarding MH/IDD services in the county, including service contracts and the funds required to implement the program
  • Review program performance and recommend a system of program evaluation
  • Recommend candidates for the position of MH/IDD Administrator
The Board's four subcommittees meet monthly. Each subcommittee reviews issues on planning and evaluating services and needs, and makes recommendations to the Advisory Board.