Expectations for Becoming a Member of the Missouri Recovery Network (MRN) Statewide Board of Directors
- Board members must be/become MRN members.
- Board members must attend 80% of all meetings.
(Special circumstances will be excused)
- Board members will provide leadership to MRN, support and consultation to the MRN Director.
- Board members will assist in developing collaborative efforts among MRN members, friends and allies of recovery, treatment providers, recovery support providers, local communities, those in personal recovery, and other stakeholders.
- MRN recognizes that there are diverse paths to recovery and recovery support. Although individual members may be more familiar with a particular path to recovery, the Board does not prefer or endorse one particular path or model to substance abuse recovery.
- Board members will develop and maintain relationships with local officials as well as state legislators.
- Board members are expected to share MRN’s messages with their community, local leaders and elected officials.
- Board members will assist with rallying grassroots advocacy support as needed within their local areas and statewide.
- Board members will promote policy change at the local and state level as directed by the MRN.
- Board members will assist with all MRN functions and events.
- Board members will be willing to provide oral and/or written testimony on behalf of MRN to legislative panels and at hearings of proposed legislation which affect the vision and/or mission of MRN.
- If any Board member realizes after his/her appointment that he/she cannot attend and commit adequate time to the MRN statewide meetings and activities as required above, said Board member will remove himself/herself from the council.
Judie Didriksen, Board Chair
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Apply to the MRN Statewide Board of Directors
The MRN Statewide Board of Directors provides guidance and direction for all affairs of the Missouri Recovery Network, conducts long-range planning, assists in funding plans, and defines MRN policy. When fully developed, the council may consist of 20 persons, representing various areas of the state, based on a regional formula.