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Board Name:  Ann Klein Forensic Center - Board of Trustees

Legal Authority:  N.J.S.A. 30:4-1 and amended by P.L. 1998, c. 152 of 01/12/99

Purpose:  The Legislature established for each institution or agency within the Department of Human Services a Board of Trustees. The State Board of Human Services, with the approval of the Governor, shall appoint the members of the Board of Trustees. The Board is responsible for advancing long range planning for medical care, correctional and training programs at the facility and maintaining general oversight of the facility. In addition, the Board has the authority to review institutional needs, exercise visitation privileges and develop a comprehensive master plan, including priorities for construction and development of new programs with the Commissioner of Human Services and his/her staff. The Board may also recommend and advise the Commissioner on building programs, control and determine the use of patient welfare funds, and review and comment on budget requests. Furthermore, the Board is empowered to review periodically existing programs of care, training, rehabilitation and other such matters. Finally, the Board shall authorize studies and require reports from the chief executive officer, and present to the Commissioner recommendations as it deems necessary.

Special Requirements:  Members shall be appointed by the State Board of Human Services subject to the Governor's approval. The members shall be residents of the State of New Jersey and shall be considered for appointment without respect to political affiliations or beliefs. The statute requires that there shall be at least 2 women on the Board. Ann Klein Forensic Center (formerly Forensic Psychiatric Hospital) (Mercer County) serves the entire State of New Jersey.

Board Members
Member Name Seat Name
Rafael V. Aviles
Marie Puca
Colonel (Ret.) Frank Capario
Ernst de Haas
Public Member 1
Public Member 2
Public Member 3
Public Member 4
Public Member 5
Public Member 6
Public Member 7 

Meeting Schedule
Unless otherwise notified, all Board meetings will be held as follows:


Ann Klein Forensic Center, Stuyvesant Avenue
Trenton, NJ  08628 (Court/Board Conference Room

10:30 a.m.

Third Monday of the month unless a State Holiday falls on that day, then it will be the fourth Monday of the month

September 15, 2014

October 20,, 2014

November 17, 2014

December 15, 2014

January 26, 2015

February 23, 2015

March 16, 2015

April 20, 2015

May 18, 2015 (Employees Appreciation Ceremony)

June 15, 2015

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