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Children’s Issues

The Children’s Issues Committee focuses on mental health issues related to children’s services.


Current Committee Members


  • Connie Conklin, Livingston County CMH Authority
  • Vacant, Board Member Position

Regional Appointees:

  • George Botbyl, Pathways Community Mental Health
  • Jennifer Cescolini, Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare
  • Lauren Emmons, Lapeer County CMH Services
  • Christine Gebhard, North Country CMH
  • Tina Hicks, Gratiot Integrated Health Network
  • Todd Koopmans, Newaygo County Mental Health Services
  • Mary Marois, Northern Lakes CMH Authority
  • Kay Randolph-Back, CMH Authority of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties
  • Julia Rupp, HealthWest (Vice Co-Chair)
  • Selena Schmidt, Macomb County CMH Services

To become a member of the Children’s Issues Committee, email Monique at

2020 Meeting Schedule (1:00p.m.)

  • January 14
  • March 17 – cancelled
  • April 14 – teleconference only
  • June 16 – Zoom meeting
  • September 15 – Zoom meeting
  • November 17 – Zoom meeting

To access previous meeting minutes, please click below:

Children’s Issues April 2020 Minutes

Children’s Issues January 2020 Minutes

Children’s Issues September 2019 Minutes

Children’s Issues June 2019 Minutes

Children’s Issues March 2019 Minutes

Children’s Issues January 2019 Minutes

Children’s Issues November 2018 Minutes

Children’s Issues September 2018 Minutes

Children’s Issues June 2018 Minutes

Children’s Issues March 2018 Minutes

Children’s Issues January 2018 Minutes


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