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  • Boards and Commissions: Jefferson Center for Mental Health Board



    The purpose of this board, as representatives of the community, is to carry out the mission statement and to provide overall direction and organization for Jefferson Center for Mental Health for the delivery of mental health services to the citizens of Jefferson, Gilpin and Clear Creek counties; it also appoints the chief executive officer. Jefferson Center for Mental Health is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit community mental health center.


    • Determines fiscal policies for the center through sound fiscal management of all center funds.
    • Employs, dismisses, supervises and evaluates the president and CEO.
    • Establishes policies and structures for the overall governance of the center.
    • Establishes policies designed to ensure the evaluation of the center programs.
    • Takes reasonable steps to execute all legal requirements for the center.
    • Takes reasonable steps to ensure that provisions of key contracts are met.
    • Takes reasonable steps to ensure compliance with the Internal Revenue Code requirements applicable to tax exempt, charitable corporations.


    Members must be a Jefferson County resident.


    Meetings are on the fourth Monday of every month at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health, 6:30 p.m., at 4851 Independence Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033. A board development session precedes each board meeting at 5:30 p.m.

    Members and Length of Terms:

    Four regular members that will serve three-year terms.

    To Apply:

    Please use the online general application located on the volunteer board vacancies page. All available citizen positions will be advertised.

    For current volunteer member names, information about membership, or committees, please contact the County Manager’s office at countymanager@jeffco.us or 303-271-8508.