VACSB Councils 2021-2022

Council Chairs
  • Mental Health Services Council:  Gabriella Caldwell-Miller, Hanover County CSB and Bill Rooney, Alexandria CSB
  • Developmental Services Council: Sara Craddock, Danville Pittsylvania CSB and Heather Hines, Region Ten CSB
  • Substance Use Disorders Services Council: Tina Kavarligos, Prince William CSB and Tim May, Northwestern CSB
  • Child & Family Services Council: Paulette Skapars, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority and Larissa Carpenter, Chesterfield CSB 
  • Prevention Services Council: Heather Martinsen , Prince William County CSB and Marla Zometsky Fairfax-Falls Church CSB
  • Emergency Services Council: Sarah Gray, Henrico Area CSB and Heather Baxter, Prince William CSB
  • Finance Directors Council: Danielle Sayre, Chesterfield CSB and Bill Fellows, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority
  • Human Resource Directors Council: Crystal Homer, Alleghany Highlands CSB 
  • Quality Leadership Council: Melissa Constantine, Chesapeake Behavioral Health and Laura Davis,
    Mount Rogers Community Services
  • Regional Programs & Services: John Lindstrom, Richmond Behavioral Health Authority and Lisa Beitz, Region Ten CSB 
Roles and Responsibilities of VACSB Service Councils
  • Identify systemic, programmatic and financial issues related to their respective service delivery area and recommends association positions or actions as appropriate.
  • Develop and promote consistent practices among CSB/BHAs.
  • Implement solution-based special projects assigned by the VACSB Board of Directors.
  • Collaborate with DBHDS as well as other state agencies for the purpose of advocacy, development of policy and procedure, and the clarification of operational issues.