Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • September 24, 2014
  • 9:00 AM - 11:29 AM
  • Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS


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Kansas Mental Health Coalition

Speaking with one voice to meet critical needs of people with mental illness.

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September 24, 2014   Monthly Meeting                               Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

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Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and sign-in sheet   David Wiebe, President

Financial Report     See Report.      JoLana Pinon, Treasurer

Minutes of the previous meeting.  Read Minutes.

Board of Directors:  Meet today following the monthly meeting.

9:15 a.m. Reports

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network -    Rick Cagan / Sue Lewis

    Children’s Issues – Hospital report.

9:30 a.m. Special Guest:  Kari Bruffett, New Secretary of Kansas Department on Aging and Disability Services  


10:30 a.m. Continued Reports

Hospital and Home – David Wiebe and Amy Campbell

    Rainbow Services Inc. report.

Medicaid Access Coalition – Amy Campbell

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

GBHSPC Subcommittees

    Mental Health and Aging Coalition – Eric Harkness

11:00 a.m. Lobbyist Report - 

Elections Topics

Proposed SPTP Position Paper  (Cagan)  See Draft.

Procedure to consider changes to the Consensus Recommendations - KMHC will consider amendments at the October, November and December meetings.  Please review the current Recommendations here.  Please review the current Issue Papers here.  If your proposed amendment is a simple update to current language, please draft the amendment as it would be inserted into the current document.  If it is a new topic or action item, please draft an Issue Proposal Paper - see format here - and submit to KMHC at this link by the Friday before the meeting.


11:25 a.m. Announcements:

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

2014 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Jan 22, Feb. 26, Mar. 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, Aug 27, Sept. 24, Oct. 22,

Nov 19, Dec. 17     Board: 12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 26, July 23, Sept 24, Dec 17)

For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist

P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617, fax: 785-234-9718, campbell525@sbcglobal.net

David Wiebe, President

5608 Cherokee Circle, Fairway, KS 66205

http://kansasmentalhealthcoalition.onefireplace.com                         913-645-6175; dwiebe@kc.rr.com

(c) Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4744, Topeka, KS  66604  785-969-1617

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