Funding partially provided by the State agencies including the Department of Mental Health, the Department of Human Services, and the Department of Transportation. Federal funding is provided by  the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. 

Nelson Tate, Board Chair
Mr. Nelson Tate joined the Board in September 2015. He has been in law enforcement for more than thirty years, and has recently retired from the MS Department of Public Safety Bureau of Narcotics where he directed activities of the Internal Affairs Unit. He is a resident of Yazoo City, Ms and graduated from Yazoo City High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree from Jackson State University and also graduated from the MS Law Enforcement Officer's Training Academy and the FBI National Academy. He is an instructor with the MS Alcohol Safety Education Program (MASEP).  In 2005, he was awarded the D. W. Wilburn Foundation, Inc. Community Service Award. He attends King Solomon M.B. Church in Yazoo City. 
Mr. Tate was appointed the Commissioner of Mental Health/Intellectual Developmental Disabilities by the Yazoo County Board of Supervisors. 
A. J. "Buddy" Dees, Board Member
Buddy Dees has served on the Board of Directors since 1984. He is an attorney at Ellis, Dees, & Sadler, P.C. Mr. Dees is a member of the American Bar Association. He received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 1976. He has served on the boards of the Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce, the Vicksburg Jaycees, and the Vicksburg Rotary Club. He attends First Baptist Church. He enjoys hunting and fishing. He has three children, Paul, Molly, and Emily.  
Colonel (Ret) Benny Terrell, Board Member
Colonel (Ret) Benny Terrell joined the Board in September 2015. He is a native of Vicksburg. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration form Alcorn State University, and completed further studies at MS State University and the University of Colorado at Denver. Colonel Terrell's military career spans over 36 year of exemplary service to the US Army and the Army Reserve. His current civic service includes the  Chairman of the Emergency Food and Shelter Program for the United Way,  Vice-Chairman of the Vicksburg Convention Center Board of Directors, Vicksburg Branch of Hinds Community College Joint Budget Advisory Board, President of Saint Mary Catholic Church Parish Council and St. Mary's Men Club. Colonel Terrell and his wife Wilmer are the proud parents of two children, Benny Jr. and Tiffany, and two grandchildren, Austin Marshall and Mekhi. 
Rosemary Knox, Board Member
Mrs. Rosemary Knox joined the Board of Directors in January of 2019. She states that her major life goal now is to help those that need help the most. Helping others through service activities is something that she feels is a part of her life. She is the church secretary for First United Methodist Church in Yazoo City, Ms. She also has served as a Trust Secretary for the Carl & Virginia Day Trust and as a Human Resources Manager for Dana Corporation. Rosemary and her husband Rich enjoy playing golf and spending time with their nieces, Amanda and Maddie.   
Pat Rush, Board Member
Pat and his wife, Lisa, have two children, Thomas and Beth, son-in-law Thomas Shipp and two grandchildren, Miles and Libby Rush Shipp.  Pat is a graduate of Yazoo City High School and Holmes Community College.  He also attended Delta State University.  Pat served ten years at the Yazoo City Police Department and as manager of Gateway Tire Company, for a total of 34 years in retail tire sales.  Pat serves as a deacon at First Baptist Church of Yazoo City.  Along with his ministry, he enjoys hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.
Board meetings are held quarterly in alternating county offices of Warren Yazoo Behavioral Health.