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Board of Directors (formerly Executive Board)

The Board of Directors (formerly called the Executive Board) has the charge and authority to manage the organization and act on behalf of the organization in a manner which is consistent with the policy, goals and purpose established by the full membership in meetings of the Member Assembly.


Current Board of Directors

Officers:

  • President: Dr. Carl Rice, Jr., LifeWays CMH
  • 1st Vice President: Craig Reiter, Hiawatha Behavioral Health
  • 2nd Vice President: Catherine Kellerman, Newaygo County Mental Health Center
  • Secretary: Wil Morris, Sanilac County CMH
  • Treasurer: Vacant
  • Past President: Joseph Stone, AuSable Valley CMH Authority

Co-Chairs:

Children’s Issues Committee

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

Contract & Financial Issues Committee

  • David Griesing, Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems
  • Dan Russell, Genesee Health System

Legislation & Policy Committee

  • Michael Welsch, AuSable Valley CMH Authority
  • Lisa Williams, West Michigan CMH System

Member Services Committee

  • Susan Svetcos, CMH for Central Michigan
  • Wil Morris, Sanilac County CMH

Regional Appointees:

(Appointee Terms are 3 years – Alternate Terms are 1 year)

Central Region

  • Elva Mills, Sanilac County CMH – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Mary Babcock, Huron Behavioral Health – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Deb Johnson, St. Clair County CMH Services – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Lauren Emmons, Lapeer County CMH Services (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Susan Svetcos, CMH for Central Michigan (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

Metro Region

  • Linda Busch, Macomb County CMH Services – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Dana Lasenby, Oakland Community Health Network – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Malkia Newman, Oakland Community Health Network – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Dave Pankotai, Macomb County CMH Services (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Jonathan Kinloch, Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

Northern Region

  • Don Smeltzer, Centra Wellness Network – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Diane Pelts, AuSable Valley CMH Authority – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Daniel DeKorse, Northern Lakes CMH Authority – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Nena Sork, Northeast Michigan CMH Authority (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Mary Marois, Northern Lakes CMH Authority (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

PIHP Delegates (PIHP Terms are 2 years)

  • George Botbyl (Region 1) – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Dr. Timothy Kangas (Region 1) – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Jonathan Landsman (Region 8) – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Edward Woods (Region 5) – Term Expires 6/30/24

Provider Alliance (Provider Alliance positions are held by their four Officers and have no terms)

  • Jacquline Kiss-Wilson, (PA President) Training and Treatment Innovations
  • Vickie Krigner, (PA Treasurer) Common Ground
  • Samuel Price, (PA Secretary) Ten Sixteen Recovery Network
  • Ronnie Tyson, (PA Vice-President) Flint/Saginaw Odyssey House

Southeast Region

  • Kay Randolph-Back, CMH Authority of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Maribeth Leonard, LifeWays CMH – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Paul Palmer, CMH Authority of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Sara Lurie, CMH Authority of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • James Neumann, Monroe CMH Authority (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

UP Region

  • Dan McKinney, Hiawatha Behavioral Health – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • John Shoberg, Hiawatha Behavioral Health – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Jim Moore, Hiawatha Behavioral Health – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Margaret Rayner, Gogebic CMH Authority (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Jennifer Cescolini, Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare Systems (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

Western Region

  • Clinton Galloway, The Right Door for Hope, Recovery and Wellness – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Todd Koopmans, Newaygo County Mental Health Center – Term Expires 6/30/24
  • Mark Witte, OnPoint (formerly Allegan County CMH) – Term Expires 6/30/25
  • Tammy Warner, Montcalm Care Network (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23
  • Amanda Shaffer, Montcalm Care Network (Alternate) – Term Expires 6/30/23

2022 Board of Directors Schedule

April, August and December meetings will be hybrid with Zoom and In-person options available at the CMHA Office.

NO Zoom or teleconference options will be available for meetings held at Annual conferences in February, June and October.

  • February 4, 2022 (Hybrid – 9:30am)
  • April 15, 2022 (Hybrid – 9:30am)
  • June 6, 2022 (at Summer Conference – Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City – 4:00pm)
  • August 5, 2022 (Hybrid – 9:30am)
  • October 23, 2022 (at Fall Conference – Grand Traverse Resort, Traverse City – 4:00pm)
  • December 2, 2022 (Hybrid – 9:30am)

To Download a copy of the CMHA By-Laws, click below

CMH Association of Michigan By-Laws

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