A 12 member board of directors governs WellStone Behavioral Health with six appointees from the City of Huntsville and six from the Madison County Commission. The Board of Directors may recommend names for appointment to the appointing governing bodies when vacancies on the Board arise. The term of office for each position on the Board is six years and number of terms is unlimited. Current Board appointments and the year their terms expire are as follows:

From the City of Huntsville:

Sidney White Madison 2017
Stuart Maples Huntsville 2019
Eddie Sherrod Huntsville 2019
Byrom Goodwin Huntsville 2021
Dr. Jo Ann Moorman Huntsville 2021
Elizabeth Smith Huntsville 2021

From Madison County:

Anna Smith Watts Huntsville 2017
Becky Vansant Huntsville 2019
Dr. Lee Cook Huntsville 2019
Dr. Edith Foster Madison 2021
Dr. David Freeman Huntsville 2021
W. Temple Richie, Jr. Huntsville 2023

The late Honorable Judge Frank Riddick served on the Board of Directors as an appointment of the Madison County commission from 2006-2015. Upon completion of his term, he was elected by the Board of Directors as a non-voting lifetime member.

The Board of Directors at WellStone Behavioral Health typically meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 12:00 noon at the main office location of 4040 South Memorial Parkway in Huntsville, Alabama. Board meetings are open to the public except where the character or good name of a person or persons is involved.  Should the public desire to attend a Board of Directors meeting, they are encouraged to contact the office of the Chief Executive Officer at 256.705.6301 the day before the regularly scheduled Board meeting to confirm the date and time of the meeting and obtain an agenda. Copies of meeting minutes are available upon request to the governing bodies who appoint members to the Board.