The Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for appointments to the Cardinal Innovations Community Oversight Board. Nominations and/or appointments will occur on May 7, 2014 and/or no later than May 20, 2014. Apply online and insert "Community Oversight Board" for the advisory board name or call 704-336-2472 to receive an application by mail.
The Cardinal Innovations Community Oversight Board is a public entity and local political subdivision of the State of North Carolina. Cardinal Innovations is the exclusive Medicaid and State funded behavioral health vendor for residents of Mecklenburg County, as well as, Alamance, Cabarrus, Caswell, Chatham, Davidson, Franklin, Halifax, Granville, Orange, Person, Rowan, Stanly, Union, Vance and Warren Counties. The governing unit of Cardinal Innovations is comprised of a single Governing Board and five Community Oversight Boards, one for each local Community Operations Center.
The Community Oversight Boards ensure involvement of local stakeholders, promote local collaboration, and monitor services provided within established catchment areas in coordination with the Community Operations Centers. In addition to a Commissioner Representative and a representative from the Mecklenburg County Consumer and Family Advisory Committee (either the Chair or other elected member), Mecklenburg County has three appointments to the Mecklenburg Community Oversight Board:
Interested individuals must be residents of Mecklenburg County. Number of Positions: 5 (3 available for applicant pool) Term: three-year term from date of appointment. No member may serve more than three consecutive three-year terms. (Commissioner Representative serves for term of office).