Behavioral Health Department


Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board

The Ventura County Behavioral Heath Advisory Board (BHAB) exist under the authority of the California Legislature by its enactment of Section 5604 of the Welfare and Institutions Code as amended by SB 43 (McCorquodale, Chapter 564 of 1993).  The purpose of the BHAB is provided in Section 5604.2.  One member of the Board of Supervisors is a member of the BHAB. There shall be no less than fifteen (15) and no more than twenty-one (21) members of the Board.  Each Supervisor may appoint three (3) mental health representatives and one (1) substance use disorder representative.   

   

If you are interested in becoming a member of the BHAB, you may complete the application and return it to Behavioral Health Advisory Board, 1911 Williams Drive, Suite 200, Oxnard, CA  93036 or via email to VCBHWeb@ventura.org.  Click here for Appointment Application.

 

Behavioral Health Advisory Board Members

Board of Supervisors - Linda Parks

Chair - Dave Holmboe

1st Vice Chair -  Janis Gardner

2nd Vice Chair -  Carol Thomas

Secretary -  Valerie Flores

Representatives:

Karyn Bates

Rene Beauchesne, LCSW

Adam Bernal

Nancy Borchard

Jerry Harris

Patrick Kelley

Irene Mellick, LCSW

Kate Mills

Denise Nielsen

McKian Nielsen

Dr. Irene Pinkard

Anita Ranade

Kiran Sahota

Sandra Wolfe

       

 

Adult Services Committee

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  1st Thursday at 10:00 AM. 

BHAB Adult Services Committee (click here for meeting materials)

 

Executive Committee

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  2nd Monday at 1:00 PM. 

BHAB Executive Committee (click here for meeting materials)

 

General Meeting

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  3rd Monday at 1:00 PM. 

BHAB General Meeting (click here for meeting materials)

                       

Prevention Committee

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  2nd Monday at 3:15 PM. 

BHAB Prevention Committee (click here for meeting materials)

 

TAY Committee

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  4th Thursday at 10:30 AM. 

BHAB TAY Committee (click here for meeting materials)

 

Youth and Family Committee

Monthly Meeting Date/Time:  2nd Wednesday at 10:00 AM. 

BHAB Youth & Family Committee (click here for meeting materials)


   

   

  Have a question?  Send us an email at VCBHWeb@ventura.org.


 

Quick Links

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                           Annual Report




Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5110
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5223
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-6830
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5101
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
805-933-8600
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
805-652-6000
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
805-677-5184
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036
805-981-5050