Substance abuse council accepting nominations

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The Dubois County Substance Abuse Council is now accepting nominations for officers and representatives for 2018.

People interested in running for a position with the council need to send a letter of interest or letter of nomination to Jim McFaul,, by noon on Dec. 22.

Once nominations are received, absentee voting begins at 8 a.m., Jan. 2, 2018, and ends at 1 p.m., Jan. 9. Officer and representative terms begin Jan. 31.

To be eligible for an elected office or representative position, candidates must have attended 50 percent of all council meetings in the last year. Candidates should have experience and/or expertise in family relations, religion, education, civic/private affairs, business, media, medical, local government, judiciary, law enforcement, self-help, youth or labor forces.

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