Community Services Board

COMMUNITY SERVICES BOARD
 
Burt Marshall
Community Services Board President
Community Representative and Advocate
Retired Director of Services, Niagara County Department of Social Services  
 
1st Vice President:  Dr. Annette Dobrasz, Ed.D.
University Professor
Email:   rdobrasz@roadrunner.com 
 
2nd Vice President:  Stephanie Donovan
Vice President at Group Benefit Insurance, Community Representative
Email: sdonovan@melitagroup.com 

Robin Stevens, BA
Community Representative, Employee at local OPWDD service agency

Rosamond Siegwarth, BA
Community Representative, Retired Director of Rivershore, Inc.

Dr. Peter Butera, Ph.D. 
University Professor and Chair of Psychology

Jaclyn Bieber, BS
Community Representative, Mental Health Advocate, Psychology/Life Coach, employee at local OPWDD service provider

Candace Butcher
Community Representative, Mental Health Advocate, Retired - 25 years in Human Services

Dr. Thomas Gerbasi, MD
Retired Pediatrician with special interest in Developmental Disabilities and Autism 

Dr. Ronald Barstys, PhD
Director of Special Programs, Orleans/Niagara BOCES, special interest in Mental Health

Suzanne Dietz
Mental Health Advocate

Richard Abbott
Community Representative and Niagara County Legislator

Mental Hygiene Law Chapter 27, Title E, Article 41, Section 11: Composition of Boards

Niagara County Local Services Plan (LSP)
2023 Local Services Plan

Niagara County Community Services Board Meeting Schedule 2023

Meetings are typically the 3rd Monday of the month January – June and September - October, except if the 3rd Monday is a holiday then the meeting is held the 4th Monday of the month.

The July and August meetings are typically combined and held the first Monday in August.

The last meeting of the year is typically the 1st Monday in December.

All meetings begin at 6:00 p.m.

*2023 Schedule
January 23, 2023 (off schedule due to observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day)
February 27, 2023 (off schedule due to observance of Presidents Day)
March 20, 2023 
April 17, 2023
May 15, 2023
June 26, 2023 (off schedule due to observance of Juneteenth)
August 7, 2023 (off schedule, July / August meeting combined)
"September 18, 2023
October 16, 2023
December 4, 2023 (off schedule, November/December meeting combined)

*Note: At the end of each CSB meeting the next meeting date is confirmed. As necessary, updates to the above schedule will be posted.

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please contact the Niagara County Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services Confidential Assistant, Lee Ann Cogar, for more information at (716) 439–7410.

2023 Meeting Information

01/23/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet      
2022 Meeting Info

12/05/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
10/17/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
09/26/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
08/08/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
06/27/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
05/16/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
04/18/22 CANCELLED Agenda      
03/21/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
02/28/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Minutes      
01/24/22 Meeting Information Agenda       Minutes      
2022 Meeting Information More...