Highland County Board of Supervisors June meeting – Part 2

This is part 2 of coverage of the Highland County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting held on June 7.

The Board heard an update on Valley Community Services Board work, from Kimberly McClanahan the Executive Director.  In 2021 the agency served forty one people from Highland, which was an increase of six from the previous year.  Two employees provide services for Highland, Case Manager Allison Burrow and Psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Kemp.  Burrow has three clients now and Dr. Kemp has six children in her caseload, which is more than she’s ever had in her five years of working in Highland.

The Board made the following appointments to the Community Policy and Management Team:

Karen Sweeney, Parent Representative;  Saundra Crawford, 25th District Court Services;  Letitia Amirault, Highland Medical Center; David Neil, Highland County Sheriff’s Department; Natasha Bowers, Highland County Health Department;  Kim McClanahan, Valley Community Services Board and Emily Malcolm, Highland County Department of Social Services.

And the following were appointed to the Family Assessment and Planning Team:

Tim Good, Highland High School;  Holli McVeigh, Highland County Department of Social Services and Sherry Armstrong, Parent Representative.

The Board appointed Melody Moats and William Rich to the Local Emergency Planning Committee

And the Board set it’s FY 2022 close out meeting for Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30.

To hear part 1 of coverage from the Highland County Board of Supervisors June meeting, visit our website www.alleghenymountainradio.org

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Bonnie Ralston

Bonnie Ralston is the Assistant Station Coordinator at WVLS and a Highland County news reporter. She began volunteering at Allegheny Mountain Radio in the fall of 2005. In 2006 she became an AMR employee and worked in Bath County for eight years as the WCHG Station Coordinator and then as the news reporter there. She began working in radio while in college and has stayed connected to radio, in one way or another, for more than thirty years. She grew up in Staunton, Virginia, while spending a lot of time on her family’s farm in Deerfield, Virginia. She enjoys spending time outside, watching old TV shows and movies and tending to her chickens.

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