HOPE Advisory Board

The Centre County HOPE Initiative meets every month at the Centre County Correctional Facility in the Community Room.

In March of 2019, the Board of Commissioners approved the by-laws creating the structure of the HOPE Advisory Board. The HOPE Advisory Board members are a broad-based representation of the community who meet monthly to discuss and advise on issues for the HOPE Initiative including: funding opportunities, participating in events, development of strategic plans, grant applications, etc. The Advisory Board of HOPE consists of the following representatives or their designees:

  • Board of Commissioners (no more than one County Commissioner)
  • County Administrator
  • County Human Services Administrator
  • Representative from County MH/ID EI D&A Office
  • County Criminal Justice Representative
  • Law Enforcement Representative
  • County District Attorney
  • Medical Field Representative
  • Experienced Life Representative
  • Education Representative
  • Youth Serving Organization Representative
  • Faith Based Representative
  • Community Member Representative
  • Invested Family Member Representative