Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee

The Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee is a Mandated Committee. Mandated Committees are an advisory body to the Board of Commissioners, appointed by the Board. The existence charge and sometimes the composition of the committee is controlled by the enabling legislation. (Lane Manual 3.505).


Advises the Board of Commissioners and Health & Human Services Department on matters relating to mental health, developmental disabilities, and alcohol and other drug abuse in Lane County by reviewing major policies of the community mental health program and makes recommendations to the Director and assists in identifying needs and priorities.

Meeting Schedules

Monthly, 3rd Wednesday of each month, except August.

View Calendar for Meeting Time and Location

Membership & Current Roster

15 members who are broadly representative of the community, with a balance of age, sex, ethnic, socioeconomic, geographic, professional, and consumer interests represented; including advocates for persons with mental or emotional disturbances, drug abuse problems, intellectual disabilities or other developmental disabilities, and alcoholism and alcohol abuse problems.

2019 MHA-LADPC Roster

Membership Term

4 years

Department Website

Health & Human Services


The Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee currently has four vacancies.

For information on all current committee vacancies, view the Committee Vacancy Notice.

Note: You may submit an application at any time. Applications are kept for 12 months from the date the application is received and will be considered should a vacancy occur within that time frame. Application forms are also available in the Board of Commissioners office, Public Service Building, 125 E. 8th Avenue, Eugene. Applicants may be asked to undergo an interview process.

For More Information: Contact Marie Guerrera, 541-214-8764

Committee Bylaws