Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • June 24, 2020
  • 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Teleconference access 1-515-606-5183, enter 567518


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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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June 24, 2020   Monthly Meeting                         

Due to safety considerations related to COVID-19, KMHC will meet by teleconference only  

Teleconference access 1-515-606-5183, enter  567518 


9:30 a.m.  Introductions and sign-in sheet    Mary Jones, President

Minutes of the previous meeting.   Read minutes

9:45 a.m. Reports 

   Board of Directors – Meet following the Coalition meeting.

   Financial Report Amy Campbell        Please log in to the website to pay your dues!

   Advocacy Committee –Grassroots Advocacy Network - Have you ever thought of getting more active with the Coalition?  Please volunteer for Advocacy Committee.

   Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole, Chair

   Big Tent Coalition - Mike Burgess

   KanCare Advocates Network - Sean Gatewood – Olmstead Working Group

   Consumer Programs - Sheri Hall, P3

   Parity Committee - Amy Campbell

   Peer Certification - working committee - Mary Jones

10:00 a.m.   Programs Update

10:15 a.m.   Lobbyist Report     Amy Campbell

Emergency State Funding Process - SPARK

Bob Bethell KanCare Oversight Committee June 22-23 - Agenda - will try to make the agency handouts available when possible.

Legislative Interim Committee on Mental Health    http://www.kslegresearch.org/KLRD-web/Committees/2020InterimDocs/Approved-2020-interim-docs-sp-cmtes.pdf

Legislative Interim Committee on Foster Care Oversight

Election Year Discussion

2020 Budget Legislation - http://www.kslegislature.org/li/b2019_20/measures/documents/ccrb_sb66_01_0000.pdf 

11:00 a.m.   KDADS Update - Charles Bartlett

11:25 a.m.  Announcements

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

2020 Schedule:

Mental Health Advocacy Day:  2021

KMHC Meetings: 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Jan 22, Feb 26, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 27, June 24, July 22, August 26, Sept 23, Oct 28, Nov 18, Dec 16 

Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 25, June 24, Sept. 23, Dec. 16)

Advocacy Committee Meetings:   January - March: Friday teleconferences from December through Adv. Day, Meet after Coalition meetings: January 22, February 26, April 22, May 27, August 26, October 28

For more information, contact: Kansas Mental Health Coalition

c/o Amy A. Campbell, Lobbyist, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS 66604

785-969-1617    campbell525@sbcglobal.net

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

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