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Mental Health Executive Board Meeting

Date: October 04, 2023

Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Webinar Information:

Members of the public can watch or listen to the meeting using one of the two following methods:

  1. Join the Zoom meeting application on your computer, tablet, or smartphone,
  1. Call-in and listen to the meeting:

Registration Required: No

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  1. MHB Treasurer’s Report – FY 23-24:  $4413.00
  2. Recruitment and retention of MHB members:
    (1) Vacancy in District 1 (Gorin) 
    (2) Vacancies in in District 2 (Rabbitt) 
    (1) Vacancy in District 3 (Corsey); Annabel Nygard resigned 9/19/23 
    (1) Vacancy in District 4 (Gore) 
    (1) Vacancy in District 5 (Hopkins)
  3. Ethics Training – Still pending:    Missy Jackson
  4. Special Topic Presentation October:
    1. COTS Update by Robin Phoenix via Zoom
    2. Jan Cobaleda-Kegler; Update on Mobile Crisis Mobilization post presentation to the BOS on the afternoon of 10/17/23.
  5. Other Reports Including CALBHB/C and Ad hoc committees; Legislative Agenda Items: PAM and Mental Health Services/Needs at Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility PAM (program assessment matrix) matrix and site visits.
  6. Discuss MHB acknowledgment of October Certificate
  7. MHB Chair’s Report
  8. Site Visit Committee – No recent calendar
  9. Future topics to add to agenda
  10. Public Comment

Next MHB Meeting Agenda 10/17/2023 – *Petaluma Community Center; 320 N. McDowell Blvd. Conference Room  2

  • Roll Call
  • If Quorum:
    • Approval of Minutes for May 16, 2023, June, July and August Board Meetings
    • Voting on EC Committee’s agreement on requiring 6 meetings of the 10 to be attended in order to be a member of the Mental Health Board
    • Voting in Interim Chair
    • Voting in Interim Vice Chair
    • Voting in Ethics training time of 3 months from start of term date
    • Voting on violation of either attendance requirement not met, or failure to take Ethics Training as stated above to lead to recommendation to the District Supervisor that the board member be released of his/her duties.
    • Polling for the forming of an official Site Committee for Site visits
  • Consumer Affairs Report - Consumer news, issues, concerns
  • Behavioral Health Director’s Report/BH Fiscal Update/Mental Health System Transformation
  • Mental Health Board Appreciation Award for October:
  • Special Presentations (see item #4 above)
  • Public Comment/Wrap-Up
  • Adjournment

Email Public Comment Prior to the Meeting:

You may email public comment to 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.

Reasonable Accommodation:

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 by 12:00 noon the Friday before the meeting to ensure arrangements for accommodation.

The rules for public observation and comment supersede and replace the standard provisions for the duration of the public health emergency.