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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
  • Kay Randolph-Back, CMH Authority of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties

Regional Appointees:

  • Brian Babbitt, North Country CMH Authority (Vice Co-Chair)
  • George Botbyl, Pathways Community Mental Health
  • Jennifer Cescolini, Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare
  • Kate Dahlstrom, Northern Lakes CMH Authority
  • Lauren Emmons, Lapeer County CMH Services
  • Todd Koopmans, Newaygo County Mental Health Services (Vice Co-Chair)
  • Dana Lasenby, Oakland Community Health Network
  • Sarah May, Oakland Community Health Network
  • Irene O’Boyle, Gratiot Integrated Health Network
  • Kerry Possehn, The Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness

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

2024 Meeting Schedule (1:00p.m.)

All meetings will be hybrid with Zoom and In-person options available, unless otherwise indicated.

  • March 19
  • April 16 – CANCELLED due to NatCon
  • June 18
  • September 17
  • November 19

To access previous meeting minutes, please click below:

Children’s Issues January 2023 Minutes

Children’s Issues November 2022 Minutes

Children’s Issues September 2022 Minutes

Children’s Issues April 2022 Minutes

Children’s Issues March 2022 Minutes

Children’s Issues January 2022 Minutes

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