New Horizons BH Board Member Announcement

MEDIA RELEASE

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                             January 11, 2022

2022 Governing Board Officers Elected

 

New Horizons Behavioral Health is pleased to announce its Officers for 2022 Calendar Year.

 

Chair: Damon A. Hoyte, Cusseta-Chattahoochee County Board of Commissioners

Vice Chair: Hon. Sherrell Terry, Talbot County Probate Court Judge

Secretary: Sandra Gill, Muscogee County Member at Large

 

Commissioner Hoyte replaces our out-going Chair, Mr. David Ranieri from the Muscogee County Solicitor General’s Office who served as Chair from December 2018 to January 2022.  Judge Terry and Ms. Gill continue to serve in their capacities.  Officers may hold their positions for up to 3 years.

 

Commissioner Hoyte is fulfilling a leadership legacy from Chattahoochee County.  Commissioner Walt Rosso served as Chair from September 2016 through December 2018.   And Mr. Larry Young, an original and long-serving New Horizons’ Board Member from Stewart County served as a mentor to Commissioner Hoyte.  Commissioner Hoyte is honored to continue the leadership legacy representing Chattahoochee County on the New Horizons Behavioral Health Governing Board.  

 

New Horizons Behavioral Health is a public corporation created in state law (O.C.G 37-2-6) to provide services to persons with mental illness, developmental disabilities and/or addictive diseases.  The service area is Chattahoochee, Clay, Harris, Muscogee, Quitman, Randolph, Stewart and Talbot Counties in west central Georgia. 

 

The Governing Board is comprised of members with governing authority appointed from each county in the service area.  The bylaws of the Governing Board delegate authority to the Chief Executive Officer to manage the day-to-day activities and operations of the agency. 

 

The Governing Board meets on the second Monday of the month at 3:30 in the afternoon in Conference Room B, Health and Human Service Building, 2100 Comer Avenue, Columbus, GA.   Meetings of the Governing Board are open to the public, however if you wish to be placed on the agenda, please contact Molly Jones, Executive Administrative Assistant at 706-596-5588 for availability.

 

Please call Susan Gallagher at 706-596-5517 or 706-332-1582 for more details or e-mail at [email protected] 

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