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  • 2018 Annual Meeting
  • 2018 RCASA Honored at National Recovery Month Award Ceremony
  • Sherri VandenAkker accepts RCASA Award
  • Board of Directors- 2017 Annual Meeting
  • Homemade Blankets @ 2017 Annual Meeting from Old South & First Congregational Church Support Children Impacted by Opioid-Related Trauma
  • Board Leaders Launch Rx Round Up, 2009
  • 2011 Annual Meeting Youth Leaders
  • Board Leaders Honored- Elaine Webb, Richard Abate, and Pastor Pam Paquette, 2011
  • Board Alumni- Sgt. Corey Santasky
  • Youth Leaders- 2013 Annual Meeting
  • Board Member-Bob LeLacheur, Town Manager, Gov't Liasion
  • Board Members- Tom Zaya and Dr. Doherty, Reading Public Schools
  • RCASA Board of Directors- 2016 Annual Meeting
The RCASA Board of Directors is comprised of 26 members representing 12-plus community sectors including: school, health, law enforcement, youth, parents, business, behavioral health, and pharmacy. The board serves as the core leadership group for the coalition. The Reading Police Department, Town Manager, and School Department, serve as organizational leaders for the coalition.  The Reading Recreation Committee, Clergy Council, Board of Selectman, School Committee, Burbank YMCA, Austin Prep, and Board of Health provide liaisons to the RCASA Board. In addition to these positions, we benefit from the leadership involvement of youth, parents, health professionals, and business leaders. 
 
As general evidence of their commitment, board members carry out the following duties:
 
  • Complete an updated contact form on an annual basis
  • Appoint a representative(s) to participate in coalition meetings/activities
  • Read minutes, reports and newsletters to keep abreast of coalition decisions/activities
  • Disseminate relevant information to organizational members or employees

Members provides overall governance, financial oversight, planning, fundraising, education, public relations and communications, membership management, review and ongoing assessment of all programs at regular intervals, and guides implementation of strategic plan. The board typically meets monthly at the Reading Police Department.

Kudos

Congrats to RCASA on their national award!
RCASA's Reading Unites for Recovery, a project to celebrate National Recovery Month in 2017 was chosen as 1 of 3 projects in the United States for recognition by the U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. Sherri VandenAkker, RCASA Board Member, accepted the… Continue
RCASA's Reading Unites for Recovery, a project to celebrate National Recovery Month in 2017 was chosen as 1 of 3 projects in the United States for recognition by the U.S. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration. Sherri VandenAkker, RCASA Board Member, accepted the award on RCASA's behalf at the national luncheon in Washington D.C. on September 6, 2018.

Board Business

Board Meeting Packets- 2018

Jan. 2018

BOD_January_25_2018_Packet.pdf

Feb. 2018

Feb_2018_RCASA_BOD_Packet.pdf

March 2018

March__2018_RCASA_BOD_Packet.pdf

April 2018

April_2018.RCASA_BOD_packet.pdf

May 2018

May_2018_RCASA_BOD_Packet.pdf

June 2018

June_2018_RCASA_BOD_Packet.pdf

July 2018

No board meeting

August 2018 meeting rescheduled to September 13, 2018

AugSept_2018_RCASA_BOD_Packet.pdf

September 2018- Annual Coalition meeting

 

October 2018

 

November 2018

 

December 2018

 

 

Board of Directors- 2017 Annual Meeting
Board of Directors- 2017 Annual Meeting
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