Our vision is to promote wellness for all community members while ensuring access to a continuum of high quality, recovery-oriented mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and support services.


Our mission is to provide leadership, support, and funding to community partners and agencies in the delivery of mental health and addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery services.


MHRB Staff:


Executive Director

Judy Wortham Wood is is the third executive director of the Board and succeeds William Mateer who retired in 2008.

Her extensive experience in both the public and private sectors includes being the Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Health, and the CEO of a Comprehensive Behavioral System. She also has demonstrated abilities to develop successful relationships, collaborative partnerships, and effective communication at all levels of government. Wood also has shown a comprehensive understanding of provider issues, consumer/family issues, and problem-solving skills.

She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Miami University and a M.A. from the School of Public Administration at The Ohio State University. 

Finance Director
Associate Director

Vicky has worked for the Mental Health and Recovery Board since 2015 as program director, then associate director. 

Her career began at Wayne County Children Services followed by a change to focus on mental health. Her experience includes both outpatient and inpatient psychiatric hospital work. In addition, she has also worked in the Developmental Disabilities system at Apple Creek Developmental Center and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities in the Employment First program. Vicky was on the Board of Wayne County Alcoholism Services which later became OneEighty.  

Associate Director of Recovery
Executive Assistant