Upper Shore Behavioral Health Advisory


Queen Anne’s County appoints 2 of 15 board members and 1 additional member from the County is appointed by the Board.


The Board of Trustees originated from the Certificate of Need group to open the mid-shore mental health facility. The board exercises the power of the corporation, controls its property, and conducts its affairs. It also:

  • Appoints necessary committees
  • Approves the annual operating budget
  • Arranges for the raising of funds to support the corporation
  • Employs and authorizes employment
  • Enters into agreements with government or philanthropic agencies
  • Establishes general policies for any mental health service program
  • Exercises the duties of a citizens advisory board

By-laws (PDF)