Mental Health Board Meeting
Date: November 21, 2023
Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
This meeting’s Zoom webinar audio recording will also be posted on the Mental Health Board web page as an attachment to the minutes.
Sonoma County DHS Office
Wellness and Advocacy Center “Hub Room”
2245 Challenger Way, #104
Santa Rosa, CA
This meeting will be video and audio recorded.
Registration Required: No
Times are approximate.
|5:00 p.m.||CALL TO ORDER & ROLL CALL (Chair will run meeting via Zoom)|
|5:05 p.m.||APPROVAL OF MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS (September & October)|
|5:10 p.m.||CONSUMER AFFAIRS REPORT – Consumer news, issues, and concerns|
MHB CHAIR’S REPORT/OTHER REPORTS
Board Member Openings by District:
(1) District 1 (Gorin)
|5:25 p.m.||Welcome the MHB Appointees! Irene Aguilar; District 5 ; Brad Katuna; District 2|
MENTAL HEALTH BOARD APPRECIATION: Prabhjot Gill, Supervising Staff Nurse – BH Acute & Forensics Division (tentative; waiting to hear if he or someone from his office will attend)
|5:40 p.m.||PEERS Coalition Intern Report on Activities and SRJC (Valeria Corona)|
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECTOR’S REPORT/ BH FISCAL UPDATE (BUDGET PROPOSALS)/MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM UPDATES –Dr. Jan Cobaleda-Kegler
SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Robin Phoenix with COTS update (via Zoom)
SPECIAL PRESENTATION – Melissa Ladrech & Jan Cobaleda-Kegler:
PUBLIC COMMENTS/CONCERNS/ACCOMPLISHMENTS/IMPACT OF RACIAL DISPARITIES (Limited to 3 minutes per speaker)
You may email public comment to DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org no later than five days prior to the meeting. All emailed public comments will be forwarded to all Board Members. During the meeting, if you have joined as a member of the public in the Zoom app or by calling in, there will be specific points throughout the meeting assigned to public comment.
If you have a disability, which requires an accommodation or an alternative format to assist you in observing and commenting on this meeting, please contact the Clerk of the Mental Health Board at (707) 565-4854 or by email DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org by 12:00 noon the Friday before the meeting to ensure arrangements for accommodation.
Materials related to an item on the Agenda submitted to the Mental Health Board after distribution of the agenda packet are available for public inspection in the clerk’s office at 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207, Santa Rosa, CA 95407 during normal business hours, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., weekdays.
For information, disability-related modification or accommodation, or to review materials prior to the meeting, please contact Behavioral Health Program Support, Department of Health Services, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207 (mailing), Santa Rosa, CA 95407 (707) 565-4850, DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org