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: stephdonovan@msn.com

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

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

Betsy Farkas
Community Representative and Therapist Associate

Donald Jablonski
Director of Niagara County Employment & Training


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

Niagara County Local Services Plan (LSP)
2024 Local Services Plan
2023 Local Services Plan

Niagara County Community Services Board Meeting Schedule 2024

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.

*2024 Schedule
January 22, 2024 (off schedule due to observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day)
February 26, 2024 (off schedule due to observance of Presidents Day)
March 18, 2024 - Canceled
April 15, 2024
May 20, 2024
June 17, 2024
August 5, 2024 (off schedule, July / August meeting combined)
"September 16, 2024
October 21, 2024
December 2, 2024 (off schedule, November/December meeting combined)

*Note Tentative schedule: 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.

2024 Meeting Information

05/20/24 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet      
04/15/24 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
03/18/24 Meeting Canceled Packet      
02/26/24 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
01/22/24 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
2023 Meeting Information

11/27/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
10/16/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
09/18/23 Meeting Information - MEETING CANCELED Agenda       Packet      
08/07/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
06/19/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
05/22/23 Meeting Information - MEETING CANCELED Packet      
04/17/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
03/20/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
02/27/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
01/23/23 Meeting Information Agenda       Packet       Minutes      
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...