2024 Meeting Schedules

For the Executive Committee and Governance Committee

CommitteeMeeting Schedule
Governance CommitteeThird Wednesday of the month from 12:00-1:30 PM 

NEW June Meeting 6/26/24

No July Meeting

Executive CommitteeEvery first Friday of the month from 9:00-10:30 AM

No July Meeting

  • Month
  • January
  • February
  • March
  • April
  • May
  • June
  • July
  • August
  • September
  • October
  • November
  • December
  • Executive Committee
  • 13th from 10:00 am–12:00 pm
  • 4th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 4th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 1st from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 6th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 3rd from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 7th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 5th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 2nd from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 7th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 4th from 9:00-11:00 am
  • 2nd from 9:00-11:00 am
  • Governance Committee
  • 19th from 3:30-5:00 pm
  • 16th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 16th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 20th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 18th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 15th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 20th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 17th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 21st from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 19th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 16th from 3:30-5:00 pm

  • 20th from 3:30-5:00 pm

2024 CMHC Governance Committee Voting Roster & Role Description

NamePartner Entity
1. Dale, Pat (CMHC Co-Chair) *
2. Watts, Angela (CMHC Co-Chair)*
Provider
1. Hickey, Meghan (MPS)
A. Sander, Mark (MPS/ Hennepin County)
Minneapolis Schools
1. Messenger, Julia
A. (OPEN)
Anoka-Hennepin School District
1. Allen, Tonya*
A. MacDonald, Brenna
District 287
1. OPEN
A. Fagerland, Hope
St. Anthony/New Brighton School District
1. Mitchler, Ph.D., Jenna*
A. Coyne, Molly
Suburban Schools – Bloomington
1. Nelson, Jody (Change Inc)
A. Gammage, KC (Change Inc)
1. Jensen, Ph.D. LP Aric (Fraser)
A. (OPEN)
3. [Dale, Pat] – listed above as co-chair (Youable)
A. (OPEN)
Providers with Hennepin County Children’s
Mental Health Contracts
1. Hultman, Melanie
A. OPEN
2. Bertram, Jennifer
A. (OPEN)
Parent Catalyst Leadership Group (PCLG)
A. (OPEN)
B. (OPEN)
1. (OPEN)
A. (OPEN)
Parent Representatives
1. Phillips, Krista*
A. Wells, Deborah
Family Service Collaboratives
1. Slowiak, Cynthia*
A. Dahir, Asad
Hennepin County Mental Health Services
1. O-Brien, Meredith
A. (OPEN)
Hennepin County Public Health
1. Blade, Andria
A. Thell, Meg
Hennepin County LCTS Admin.
1. Long, Monica
A. Benson, Alyssa
Hennepin County DOCCR
1. (OPEN)
A. (OPEN)
Health Plan
1. Watts, Angela
A. (OPEN)
2. Jones, Brandon
A. (OPEN)
3. Vitale, Patricia
A. (OPEN)
At Large
Hennepin Health, Redleaf Center for Family Healing

Minnesota Association of Children’s Mental Health

Children’s Minnesota, Behavioral Health

* Designates Executive Committee Members

CMHC designated voting member seats (21) based on bylaws. Each voting member can identify an alternate member:

1. Minneapolis School District (1)
2. Suburban school districts (1)
3. St. Anthony-New Brighton School District (1)
4. Anoka-Hennepin School District (1)
5. Intermediate School District 287 (1)
6. Hennepin County’s Human Services and Public Health Department (2)
7. Hennepin County Corrections (1)
8. Hennepin County Board or Administration (1)
9. Four parent/guardian representatives with a minimum of two appointed from the Parent Catalyst Leadership Group (4)
10. Providers representing Hennepin County contracted mental health agency (3)
11. Hennepin County Family Service Collaborative (FSC) (1)
12. Health plan (1)
13. At-large representatives (3)

Frequently Attending Guests:

NamePartner EntityEmail
Julie AtellaWilder Research[email protected]
Libby BergmanFamily Enhancement Center[email protected]
Raven BakerPrairieCare[email protected]
Rachel HarrisNorthwest Hennepin Family Service Collaborative[email protected]
Anna VonRuedenFamilyWise [email protected]
Susie VossFamilyWise[email protected]
Cathy RudeHennepin County[email protected]

CMHC Coordination Team:

NamePartner Entity
Laura LaCroix-Dalluhn*
Hennepin County Children’s Mental Health Collaborative
Cheryl Holm-Hansen*Community Research Solutions
Fatima Muhammad
Family Engagement Coordinator (Executive Committee member)

* Designates Executive Committee Members

Other Key Individuals:

NamePartner Entity
Sue Abderholden
NAMI-MN (fiscal sponsor)

Governance Committee Meeting Materials

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2020:

Executive Committee Meeting Materials

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2022:

2021:

Ad-Hoc work group

1.     School Based Mental Health Work Group: This ad hoc work group will focus on enhanced services for school-based sites – as well as other tasks that the group sets for the coming year

2.     Education Work Group: This ad hoc work group reviews all scholarship and training requests and develops the criteria for scholarships and training resource requests.

3.     Provider Work Group: This ad hoc work group meets to discuss provider related issues on children’s mental health services and issues in Hennepin County.

Standing Committees

1.     Executive: All members of the Executive Committee are shall also be active voting members of the HCCMHC. Except for the power to amend the Bylaws or removing a member or officer, the Executive Committee shall have all the powers and authority of the Governance Committee in the intervals between meetings of the Governance Committee, subject to the direction and control of the full Governance Committee. Any actions taken by the Executive Committee shall be presented to the Governance Committee for review, at its next regularly scheduled meeting. The Executive Committee shall comply with the provisions of Article 3, including all provisions related to the Open Meeting Law. Additionally, the Executive Committee shall perform the following functions, subject to review of the Governance Committee:

  • Prepare, set priorities and assure the implementation of annual work plan and budget;
  • Provide financial oversight of HCCMHC activities, including review of county financial reports and the HCCMHC budget, and any reports of the financial status of the HCCMHC at regularly scheduled HCCMHC meetings.
  • Parent Catalyst Leadership Group: A parent and caregiver lead advocacy group focused on empowering Hennepin County families to become valued advocates and decision-makers at all levels of the children’s mental health system through education, outreach, and support.
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