On Monday, June 18, 2018 CHEEERS Board of Directors elected member representative Robert Wright to serve as our new Vice Chair.
Member representation on our Board of Directors is a critical component to ensure that CHEEERS remains a program and agency that is dedicated to and effectively meets the needs of individuals with mental health and substance use disorders. In the role of Vice Chair, Robert will not only attend and be a voting member on our governance Board of Directors, he will also be a trusted member of our Executive Committee. The Executive Committee is responsible for convening anytime there is a priority matter or issue of high significance that requires Board of Directors notification, input or decision outside of the regularly scheduled meetings. Congratulations Robert! Robert is joined on our Board of Directors by other member representatives from CHEEERS, Linda Blair and Sheree Lee. They are also voting members that serve on our Board of Directors of which more than 90% of the members identify as having lived experience.