Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • January 22, 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.

Agenda (Amended)

January 22, 2014   Monthly Meeting                               Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS

(teleconference access 1-877-278-8686, enter 820091 use codes: *7 mute / *9 unmute)   

Meeting room wi-fi: Guest@ccess

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and sign-in sheet            David Wiebe, President

Financial Report           JoLana Pinon, Treasurer

    2014 Budget review and approval

    2014 Membership and website instructions

Minutes of the previous meeting.  For your review.  Postpone approval.    

Board of Directors Report – Board met in December and reviewed 2013 membership, income & expenses.  Future meeting topics include Center for Economic Progress, KHI and KHA re: Economic Impact of Medicaid Expansion, the Governor’s Mental Health Task Force Report and the Jewish Community Mental Health Coalition project (check out http://www.itsok.us/)

9:25 a.m. Reports

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

Hospital and Home – Rainbow Mental Health Facility alternative project, Larned Hospital Study, OSH Superintendent

- David Wiebe and Amy Campbell

Medicaid Access Coalition – Amy Campbell

Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole: Meeting in Topeka, Jayhawk Tower, Jan. 30

SPTP Task Force – Rick Cagan, Gerald Snell

    GBHSPC Subcommittees

    Mental Health and Aging Coalition – Eric Harkness

    Children’s Issues – KDOC – JJA reforms

9:45 a.m. Legislative Report - Amy Campbell

KanCare Oversight Committee met last week

Impact of the two year budget cycle on public hearings not yet clear

New Chair for House Social Services Budget Committee – Ron Ryckman Jr.

Senate Subcommittees not yet appointed

Governor's MH Task Force will meet February 12 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.  DCF Learning Center Topeka

10:15 a.m. KMHC - Development of Consensus Recommendations – Discussion for 2014

Incorporating Peer Support position

11:00 a.m. KDADS Update: including Rainbow Alternative Project - Angela Hagen, Director of Behavioral Health,

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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