Meet Our Board

The Board of Directors at Hope Community Service Inc. comprises recognized leaders who come from different cultural and professional backgrounds for one mission: to serve the community and improve the quality of life for children, families, and adults.

Our Directors

  • Frank Burns (President-Emeritus)
  • Walter Long (President)
  • ​Bill Paulk (Vice President)
  • Janet Knisely (Secretary)
  • Deborah Pippin 
  • Arthur Wilmoth
  • Miguel Troncoso
  • Jenna Howard

Our Philosophy

HOPE is dedicated to a program that supports and promotes a service environment for individuals in need of behavioral health and / or co-occurring services that is recovery focused, welcoming, culturally competent and attentive to the needs of individuals who may have experienced trauma in their lives.

This organization refers to persons served as clients or consumers. HOPE believes in an active partnership among clients, family members, providers and community leaders to deliver a community based, client driven system of care. Consumers' rights, respect for clients' personal dignity and sense of worth are of major importance.

HOPE believes in cost-effective services delivered by qualified staff that is responsive to clients. The target population includes adults and youth or homeless individuals with behavioral health or co-occurring disorders.
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