Advisory Board Meetings

2019 Advisory Board Meeting Schedule
March 28, 2019
June 27, 2019
September 26, 2019
November 21, 2019



 meetings of the Chester County MH/IDD Advisory Board are open to the public and are held at the Government Services Center,     601 Westtown Road, West Chester, PA  19380.  Meetings begin promptly at 6:00 p.m. in Room 149. 

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
  • Vacant - 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

2018-2019 Advisory Board Members

  • Denise Bryer, R.N., M.S.N. - Chairman
  • Natalie Cali, CPS, COAPS - Vice Chairman
  • Vacant - Secretary
  • Katherine Gelling
  • Dr. Jaclyn Crawford
  • Ashley Ian Doyle, CPS, FPS
  • Blake Jessica Emmanuel
  • Dr. Veda Maany
  • Cynthia Barimani
  • Rabbi Sue Greenberg
  • Phillip A. Lawson, Ph.D.
  • 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
Each subcommittee reviews issues on planning and evaluating services and needs, and makes recommendations to the Advisory Board.