Community Services Board

The Community Services Board has the responsibility for policy and budget direction, project development, and program oversight for all mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services. The Board meets on the first Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. Approximately eight hours per month are required of Board members.

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The Board is also responsible for the development and implementation of a human rights policy for local programs providing services to persons with mental illlness, intellectual disability and substance use disorders. 

Number of Members:



  • 6 Citizen Members
  • 4 Consumers (current or former direct recipient of public or private mental health, intellectual disability, or substance abuse treatment rehabilitation services) or family members (immediate family member or the principal caregiver who is not paid) of consumer
  • 1 Consumer who is currently receiving services
  • The Sheriff or the Sheriff's Designee (Sheriff's designation to be delivered to CSB Chair)

Term of Service

3-year term

City Staff Contact

Erica Vasquez, Dept. of Community and Human Services, 703.746.3523

List of Members:

  • Brad Bertinot
  • Erin Croyle
  • Christopher Dunay
  • Judith Heffner
  • Henry Johnson
  • Heidi Posson
  • Karen Ritter
  • Roy Shannon, chair
  • Eugene Stammeyer
  • Attiqah Syeda
  • Mavis Thomas
  • Douglas Woehlke

For further information about the responsibilities of this board or commission, or to apply to serve on this board or commission, contact Gloria Sitton in the City Clerk's Office at 703.746.4550.