Board information

Board Roster:

Tom Schmelzer, Board Chair

Erica Kruszka,    Board Vice-Chair

Jon Houtz,          Board Secretary

Wendy Salyer

Karl Duda

Leonard Kolcz, Commissioner

Tracy Richer

Carrie Stout

John Wellet

Gina Wright

Joe Scheid

Bing Johnson

Ted Gordon, Commissioner Alternate

 

Board Meeting Schedule

A public community mental health services program board must consist of 12 members, and be representative of persons, agencies, and organizations interested in and/or receiving behavioral health services, and the general public.  All members must be at least 18 years of age, and have a primary Branch County address.  All meetings are held at Pines Behavioral Health, 200 Vista Drive, Coldwater.

January 28, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.

February 25, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. 

March 24, 2020 – Cancelled

April 28, 2020 –  6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting. In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, 2020-15, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”.  You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 949 4194 8225  and Password: 272067. You may also call: 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above.  All participants will be muted upon entry, however, there are two opportunities for public comment. You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

May 19, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting. In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”.  You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 974 8763 4793 and Password: 970262. You may also call: 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above.  There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning, and another at the end. You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

June 23, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 990 1465 3172 and Password: 824741. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end.  You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

July 28, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 930 0011 4084 and Password: 334452. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end.  You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

August 25, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 979 1259 7387 and Password: 554506. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end.  You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

September 22, 2020 – 6:00 p.m. (FY 2021 Budget Hearing)Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the Governor’s Executive Order, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 966 7901 9902 and Password: 935620. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end.  You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

October 27, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the MDHHS Emergency Order Under MCL 333.2253, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 961 9346 1782 and Passcode: 034320. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end.  You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

November 24, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.  Electronic Meeting.  In accordance with the MDHHS Emergency Order Under MCL 333.2253, this meeting will be held over Zoom technology. To participate, access the Zoom website and select “Join Meeting”. You will be prompted for the Meeting ID: 919 2601 3050 and Passcode: 018601. You may also call 1-312-626-6799, using the same Meeting ID and Password as above. There are two opportunities for public comment, one at the beginning and another at the end. You may “raise your hand” during these periods to comment.  These instructions will also be repeated at the beginning of the meeting. If you need accomodations to access this meeting, please contact us at 517-278-2129.

December 8, 2020 – 12:30 p.m.

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