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The members of the Alabama Department of Mental Health Advisory Board of Trustees are appointed by the governor and serve terms on a staggered basis. The board advises the commissioner on issues that fall within the purview of the department's mission.

Below you can find the meeting schedule, a list of current members and their appointment information.

Meetings Schedule

Date Time Location
Wed, 12/13/17 10:00 TBD
Wed, 03/14/18 10:00 TBD
Wed, 06/13/18 10:00 TBD
Wed, 09/12/18 10:00 TBD
Wed, 12/12/18 10:00 TBD

*Be advised that meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change.

Members

Appointment Information

Governor Kay Ivey
Appointment: by statute
Qualifications: Ex officio
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Lt. Governor Vacant
Appointment: by statute
Qualifications: Ex officio
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Speaker Mac McCutcheon
Appointment: by statute
Qualifications: Ex officio
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Commissioner Lynn Beshear
Appointment: by statute
Qualifications: Ex officio
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Larry Bailey
Appointment: by governor; 05/19/16 - 04/10/19
Qualifications: Represents the state at large
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William P. Cobb
Appointment: by governor; 10/23/17 - 04/10/20
Qualifications: Represents the state at large
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Tom Gerlach
Appointment: by governor; 10/23/17 - 04/10/20
Qualifications: Represents the state at large
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Cheryl Lynn Moyer-Peele
Appointment: by governor; 10/23/17 - 04/10/19
Qualifications: Represents the state at large
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Dennis Stripling
Appointment: by governor; 05/19/16 - 04/10/18
Qualifications: Represents the state at large
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Wade B. Perry, Jr.
Appointment: by governor; 06/10/08 - 04/10/18
Qualifications: Represents the 1st Congressional District
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Wes Allen
Appointment: by governor; 02/18/16 - 04/10/18
Qualifications: Represents the 2nd Congressional District
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Laura Phillips
Appointment: by governor; 10/11/12 - 04/10/19
Qualifications: Represents the 3rd Congressional District
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Lisa Riley
Appointment: by governor; 02/19/13 - 04/10/19
Qualifications: Represents the 4th Congressional District
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Dr. Pippa Coulter Abston
Appointment: by governor; 10/23/17 - 04/10/20
Qualifications: Represents the 5th Congressional District
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Curtis James
Appointment: by governor; 01/12/11 - 04/10/20
Qualifications: Represents the 6th Congressional District
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David Bennett
Appointment: by governor; 09/07/12 - 04/10/18
Qualifications: Represents the 7th Congressional District
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