Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Board Meeting

  • June 28, 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • 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.



Agenda for June 28 2017       Valeo Behavioral Health Center - 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

Bring your own lunch. 

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Sue Lewis, presiding

  • Approve Minutes  Read Minutes
  • Health Equity Partnership Initiative Report

Old Business:

  • Bylaws Review Committee to meet

New Business: 

  • Provide Board documents to Members   Bylaws  Policies 
  • Legislative Awards Proposal
  • Website - capacity and cost 
  • 2017 Schedule - Future meeting guests and topics

o    Substance Use Prevention Contracts:  Sarah Fischer, Randy Johnson, Sandra Dixon

o    KanCare Contracts Re-issuance

o    State Hospitals Recertification / Moratorium / Privatization

o    Employment Grant Career Success – MHA of SC Kansas - thinking skills for work / supported employment / cognitive remediation – started February – Carol Manning:  Set on September schedule. 

o    Social Security Administration Demonstration Project – start in September to work with people who have been denied SSDI, would work with program and a nurse to manage their health in order to prevent future SSDI determination – Carol Manning – have an overview in December.

o    Rich Minder – Kansas Association for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

o    Ira Stamm – Affordable Care Act topic

o    Federal update on budget and ACA

o    Veterans Program Position – new KDADS employee 

·         2017 KMHC Meetings: 9 a.m.–11:30 a.m.  Jan 25, Feb. 22, Mar. 22, April 26, May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov 15, Dec. 13  

·         Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 22, June 28, Sept. 27, Dec. 13)


 Board Members




Andy Brown

Jane Adams

Eric Harkness

Susan Crain Lewis

Rick Cagan

Kyle Kessler

Sky Westerlund

Walt Hill

Dana Schoffelman

Carol Manning

Bill Persinger

Megan Cizek

Bob Chase

Jane Rhys

Patrick Yancey


For More Information, Contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition                                                                                                                       c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist

P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

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



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