At its June 15, 2015 meeting, the ADAMHS Board recognized three long standing members that completed their terms of office on their Board of Directors. Brian Kress, Pat Russell and Bob Hannon participated in their final meeting of the Board and received plaques commemorating their volunteer work within the community and service on the Board.
Brian Kress, of Dover, has been an active member of the Board for the past six years. Appointed to our Board by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, Brian has chaired and served on various committees during his two full terms and plans to continue his passion for service to local behavioral health services by remaining as a volunteer for the CARY Project, a project designed to help community youth and teens experimenting with drugs or alcohol. Brian is employed by Edgetech/Lauren International as a Project Manager.
Pat Russell, of New Philadelphia, is a veteran to the ADAMHS Board as she was appointed to serve by the Tuscarawas County Commissioners from 1987 through 1995 and was again appointed by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services from 2008 through 2015; devoting 15 years of service to community members of Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties. An active member of the Board, Pat served on and chaired several committees during her years of service. Pat is a well-known realtor in the community employed by Re/Max Crossroads Property.
Bob Hannon, of Sugarcreek, was appointed to serve as a member of the ADAMHS Board by the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. Bob served on the Board for five years and contributed service to various committees as well. Bob is employed by Dover City Schools as a Guidance Counselor where he will continue to advocate for our community and youth.
On behalf of the Board and staff, we want to extend a heartfelt thank you to Brian, Bob add Pat for their countless hours of volunteer work in support of individuals and families experiencing mental health, addiction and other behavioral health disorders.