Community Input - Council Meetings

Overview

An 11-member citizen advisory board, the Drug & Alcohol (D&A) Planning Council, is appointed by the County Commissioners to serve a 3-year term, with the intent of ensuring that residents have a way to participate in the planning of services. 

Meetings

County residents are welcome to attend any or all meetings. Interested persons should, however, confirm the date, time, and location by calling the office at 610-278-3642.

January 18, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
February 15, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
March 21, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
April 18, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
May 16, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
June 20, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
July 2024 - no meeting
August 15, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
September 19, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
October 17, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
November 21, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM
December 19, 2024 from 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Membership

Appointed D&A Planning Council Members should be representative of all regions of the County and need to fill one of the following categories as per the relevant mandates of the Pennsylvania Drug & Alcohol Abuse Control Act of 1972, Act 63 and Pennsylvania Code 4, Part XI, Chapter 254 pertaining to single county authorities:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Business or Industry
  • Labor
  • Education
  • Medicine
  • Psycho-Social Professional
  • Student (under age 25)
  • A Person in Recovery
  • Community Member Representative of the Economically Disadvantaged either by Residence or Employment
  • Person aged 65 and over

Members

  • Larry Fiebert (Psycho-Social, Term Expires: 12/31/2024)
  • Patrick McElwaine (Psycho-Social, Term Expires: 12/31/2024)
  • Nancy Becker (Community, Term Expires: 6/16/2025)
  • Dr. Whan Soon Chung (Health Care, Term Expires: 6/16/2025)
  • Terrance Barnes (Business, Term Expires: 9/7/2026)
  • Makaila Davis (Public Health, Term Expires: 9/7/2026)
  • Robert Lambert (Medical, Term  Expires: 12/31/2024)
  • Rev., Dr. Sylvester Wright (Criminal Justice, Term Expires: 9/7/2026
  • Vacancy        
  • Vacancy        
  • Vacancy  

Become a Member

If you would like to apply to become a member of the D&A Council, please complete this application.

Learn More

If you are interested in learning more about D&A services, please call the administrative offices located in the Human Services Center in Norristown at 610-278-3642 or one of the case management or prevention agencies.