Kansas Mental
Health Coalition

KMHC Monthly Meeting

  • January 23, 2013
  • 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

January 23, 2013    Valeo Behavioral Health Center, 330 SW Oakley, Topeka, KS 

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

9:00 a.m.  

Introductions and sign-in sheet                     Rick Cagan, Vice President

Financial Report                                            JoLana Pinon, Treasurer                          

Minutes of the previous meeting.

Board of Directors Report –   Call for candidates for Vice President, Treasurer and Board of Directors for May elections..

9:15 a.m.   Reports

Hospital to Home –

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

      Advocacy Day is March 14, 2013.

   Governor’s Mental Health Services Planning Council – Wes Cole

Subcommittees

Mental Health and Aging Coalition –

Children’s Issues – .

10:00 a.m.  Report – Amy Campbell 

•·         KanCare –  KDHE is holding daily “rapid response” teleconferences at 9 a.m.  Ombudsman in place.  External work groups will be consolidated from four to two.  House Bill proposed KanCare Oversight Committee.

•·         Affordable Care Act / Insurance Exchange Planning – KanCare expansion has not been ruled out by the Governor. 

•·         Legislative Committees –

•·         State of the State and Budget Overview –

•·         80 day session

10:30 a.m.  Guest Presentation:  Secretary Shawn Sullivan, KS Department of Aging and Disability Services

And Angela Hagen, MH Director

Governor’s Mental Health Initiative -

11:25 a.m.  Announcements:

11:30 a.m.  Adjourn

KMHC Meetings:  9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.    2013:  Jan 23, Feb 27, March 27, April 24, May 22, June 26, July 24, Aug. 28, Sept. 25, Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Dec. 18

Board Meetings:  12 noon quarterly the 4th Wednesdays (March 28, July 25, Sept 26, Dec 19)

Mental Health Advocacy Day:  March 14, 2013 

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

                                                                                                                                                                 913-645-6175, dwiebe@kc.rr.com

 


(c) Kansas Mental Health Coalition, P.O. Box 4103, Topeka, KS  66604-0103         785-969-1617

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