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.

Meetings may be impacted by changes in services due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date information, please visit or view the countywide calendar, linked below.

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.

2021 MHA-LADPC Roster

Membership Term

4 years

Department Website


The Mental Health Advisory/Local Alcohol and Drug Planning Committee currently has  five (5) pending 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. Applications can be submitted via mail or in person to Lane County Administration, Public Service Building, 125 E 8th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401 (also listed on page two of the application) or via email. If submitting your application through email, please use "Advisory Committee" in your subject line to prevent it from going to spam.

Application forms are available online and also 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 Debbie Curry, 541-682-7545

Committee Bylaws