The Board, as part of Van Buren County DHHS, collaborates with the State MDHHS to address the needs of the people of the county, focusing on removing social disabilities and barriers and restoring individuals to self-support, and to normal conditions of life. The goal of this board is to act as an agent for the Van Buren County Board of Commissioners in development of coordinated approaches to delivery of services between the DHHS and public and private social agencies with Van Buren County.
Board Member Requirements
Board Members must reside in Van Buren County and must not hold an elected office, including precinct delegate. Two are appointed by the County Board of Commissioners and the third is appointed by the Director of the MDHHS to three year terms.
The board meets on the third Wednesday of each month at:
Van Buren County MDHHS
57150 County Road 681
Hartford, MI 49057
|Sheryl Garza||Chair (State Appointed)||11/1/2024|
|Cathy Ontiveros||Vice-Chair (VBC Board of Commissioners Appointed)||11/1/2022|
|Tom Riemer||Member (VBC Board of Commissioners Appointed) ||11/1/2023|
|Tracey Fountain||Secretary Pro Tem||N/A|
|Donald Hanson||Van Buren County Commissioner Representative||N/A|