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Mental Health Executive Board Meeting

Date: October 05, 2022

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

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The Sonoma County Mental Health Board is an advisory board empowered to listen to the concerns of our constituents and to help formulates policies that offer a consistent continuum of care for all those with mental health challenges. We are further empowered to advise the County Board of Supervisors on the Mental Health System of Care.

The Sonoma County Mental Health Board collaborates with the Mental Health Services Division of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services to increase public and professional awareness of persons with mental health challenges and to help eliminate the stigma attached to those mental illness. We strive to positively impact the mental health system by listening to public input and working with Mental Health Services to create policy that will offer hope to families and individuals living with mental illness.

Meeting will be conducted via Zoom.

Agenda:

  1. MHB Treasurer’s Report – $1,909.91
  2. Recruitment and retention of MHB members – Vacancies – 3 vacancies one in District 2 (Rabbitt) and two in District 5 (Hopkins) MaryAnn Swanson has submitted her intent to resign her seat in District 2.
  3. Ethics Training – Reminder
  4. Discuss Board Planning: Special Topic Presentation, -
  5. BH Director’s Report/DHS-BH Budget Update/Systems Transformation
  6. 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.
  7. Discuss MHB acknowledging SCBH staff:
  8. MHB Fall Retreat Date – December 3rd.
  9. MHB Chair’s Report
  10. Future topics to add to agenda
  11. Public Comment

Next MHB Meeting Agenda 10/5/2022

  • Roll Call
  • Approval of Minutes for September 20th Board Meeting
  • Consumer Affairs Report - Consumer news, issues, concerns – Sean Kelson
  • MHSA Report
  • Behavioral Health Director’s Report/BH Fiscal Update/Mental Health System Transformation
  • Mental Health Board Appreciation:
  • Special Presentation:
  • MHB Fall Retreat Date – December 3rd
  • Public Comment/Wrap-Up
  • Adjournment

Written/Email Public Comments

Submit correspondence to the Mental Health Board Secretary Tori Bartholomew no later than five days prior to the meeting. Secretary’s contact info: pilar.garibay@sonoma-county.org, Fax: (707) 565-4892, 2227 Capricorn Way, Suite 207, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Materials

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.

Disability 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 DHS-MHB@sonoma-county.org by 12:00 noon, Friday, before the meeting, to ensure arrangements for accommodation.