Our Community Service Board selected Amy Tribble to be our Executive Director.
Amy comes with sixteen years experience in senior management positions and thirteen of these years as a Director with the Area Agency on Aging. She was responsible for managing a $12 million dollar budget and twenty five services in an eleven county region. She has experience working with elected and appointed Boards and also served as a Board member to the Georgia Gerontology Society. Amy also served as a two term President of the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging which represented eight Southeastern states. Most recently, Amy worked as the Director of State Initiatives with the Rosalynn Carter Institute and has experience working with our legislators and government officials.
Amy holds a MasterĄ¯s Degree in Public Administration and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration. She is also a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at Georgia Tech.
She has a successful track record in grant writing and administration and a strong background in financial management and budgeting. Amy is respected by her peers and very well liked by her co-workers. It appears to me that she has strong leadership skills and the experience and personality to keep us moving forward in the right direction.
Administration Office Hours 8 am - 5pm Monday thru Friday
Contact Info Phone: (478-289-2522) Fax (478-289-2544)
Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services, which began operation July 1, 1994, was created under state law to succeed county boards of health as a public provider of mental health, mental retardation and substance abuse services to area citizens.Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services, with headquarters in Swainsboro, Georgia, serves six southeastern counties: Burke, Emanuel, Glascock, Jefferson, Jenkins, and Screven.The area encompasses 3207 square miles, is sparsely populated with an average of 26 persons per square mile and is approximately sixty miles east to west.This area was last in the State of Georgia to be developed in community mental health services, with its official establishment in 1976.
The mission of Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services is to promote a better quality of life, by providing behavioral health services to those most-in-need, in partnership with communities in our service area.
Ogeechee Behavioral Health Services like other community mental health centers in Georgia, receives support from four major areas: individual fee collections, insurance, state, and federal funds. Fees are based on an individualĄ¯s ability to pay according to income and family size. No one is refused service because of an inability to pay.