Office of Recovery Reinvented seeks applicants for Advisory Council

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 4:00pm

BISMARCK, N.D.  – The Office of Recovery Reinvented is currently seeking applicants to serve on the Office of Recovery Reinvented Advisory Council. The council will consist of up to seven members and include individuals in recovery, behavioral health professionals and community and tribal leaders. Individuals of various backgrounds and experience outside of the defined positions also are encouraged to apply.

Council members will be appointed by the governor. The council will be chaired by the First Lady, and meetings will be convened at the call of the chair.

The Office of Recovery Reinvented will develop and execute initiatives that complement the governor’s strategic initiative focused on behavioral health, including recovery from the disease of addiction. The Office will collaborate with executive branch agencies, advocates, volunteers and others on various initiatives, pursuing opportunities to launch cost-effective, grassroots efforts that increase awareness of addiction. Members of the advisory council will assist in guiding the efforts of the Office of Recovery Reinvented.

Individuals interested in serving on the Advisory Council may submit an application through the Boards and Commissions section at www.governor.nd.gov/boards by Wednesday, Feb. 7. Under “Navigation,” select “Application Form for Boards and Commissions,” and select “Recovery Reinvented Advisory Council” in the drop-down list in the application form.