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The Region 4 Behavioral Health Board (R4BHB) is a governmental entity established by the Idaho legislature in 2014 to advise Idaho’s behavioral health authority, identify gaps, and promote improvements to the delivery of integrated services for behavioral health in Idaho.

The Board promotes and supports prevention, intervention, recovery and resiliency for individuals and families in need. It is composed of 23 stakeholders, advocates, and professionals across the continuum of care representing constituents in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties.

The business of the Region 4 Behavioral Health Board is primarily conducted through monthly meetings and the work of their committees.


We improve behavioral health by developing solutions with our communities.


An integrated health system accessible to everyone.


Respect – We value all perspectives.
Progressive – We move forward.
Integrity – We do the right thing.
Innovative – We are open to new ideas.
Transparent – We clearly show what we do and why we do it.

Accepting Applications

The Region 4 Behavioral Health Board is now accepting applications. We are looking for enthusiastic, engaged community members with a desire to help create local change and improve behavioral health in Ada, Boise, Elmore, and Valley Counties. Applicants must have experience in order to apply and represent these critical demographics on the Board.

The following seats are currently or soon to be vacant:

  • Parent of a Child with a Mental Health Disorder
  • Prevention Specialist
  • Substance Use Disorder Advocate
  • Substance Use Disorder Provider
  • Adult Corrections
  • Law Enforcement
  • County Commissioner

Find a PDF version of the member application here or a fillable PDF form here. Please contact us with questions.

FY2021 Gaps and Needs Report


Brenda Willson, Chair
Christina Smith, Vice Chair
Vacant, Secretary
Vacant, Treasurer
Jacob Wilson, Member-at-Large


Region 4 Appointments

  • Commissioner Tom Dayley – Ada County
  • Shirley Freer – Mental Health Consumer
  • Catherine Ball – Mental Health Family
  • Dave Stage – SUD Advocate
  • Fran Frank – DHW
  • Tiffany Fraley – DHW
  • Jamie Giebler – Schools K-12
  • Laura Scuri – MH Service Provider
  • Samantha Pirnie – SUD Service Provider
  • Amanda Leader – Juvenile Justice
  • Tera Curry – Law Enforcement
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