Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Board Meeting

  • December 13, 2017
  • 11:45 AM - 1:30 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 December 13, 2017       Valeo Behavioral Health Center - 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

Please RSVP for lunch and bring $10.00 cash for your meal.

11:45 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Sue Lewis, presiding

Old Business:

  • Policies and Procedures - Elections - Sue Lewis
  • Health Equity Partnership Initiative Report - Andy Martin
  • Approve HEPI Grant objectives as adopted by Executive Committee
  • HEPI Communications and Reporting Policies

New Business: 

  • Approve 2018 Annual Budget
  • Accept Treasurer's Resignation, Appoint New Treasurer
  • 2018 Legislature - 
  • Caucus
  • Recognition
  • Advocacy Day - schedule and volunteers
  • 2017 Schedule - Future meeting guests and topics

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

o    State Hospitals Recertification / Moratorium / Privatization

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

·         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

Mary Jones

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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