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2010 Planning Advisory Treatment and Services Sub-committee

The purpose of this Subcommittee is to focus primarily on the impact of legislation, public policies, and practices particularly on affected children and their families, including in institutional, residential facilities, and/or community settings.

Name Location/Region Representation
Bates, Becky (Co-Chair) Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Cox, Carolyn Benton County Consumer Advocate
Gil, Linda Thurston County DSHS/ADSA
Grosz, Dawn Clark County Consumer Advocate
Hamner, Dorothy Okanogan County Consumer Advocate
Henderson, Tory Thurston County DOH/OMCH
Hertel, Ron Thurston County OSPI
Leonard, Ruth Thurston County DSHS/DBHR
Lewis, Vanessa Pierce County Consumer Advocate
Luque, Michael Thurston County DSHS/CA
McIlvaine, Robin Thurston County DSHS/DBHR
Mickey, Kander (Co-Chair) King County Consumer Advocate
Obermeyer, Donna Thurston County Consumer Advocate
Reddick, Sharon Thurston County DSHS-MPA
Ronald, Jaeger King County Consumer Advocate
Winther, Theresa King County Consumer Advocate

The Adult Consumer Sub-committee works on many projects and issues that deal with civil rights, recovery and policy design and implementation.

If you would like to learn more about the ACS please contact Christina Carter at the Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (360) 725-1651. If you would like to be a member of our sub-committee please fill out an application and return it to: DBHR Attn: MHPAC Coordinator P.O. Box 45320 Olympia WA 98504-5320

Name
Location/Region
Representation
Ebbert-Rich, Judie Thurston County Consumer Advocate
Eschenbacher, Diane (Co-Chair) Spokane County Consumer Advocate 
McClain, Dwight Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Murphy, John Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Nilon, Helen
King County Consumer Advocate
Salas Jr., Severiano Adams County Consumer Advocate
Thielen, Kelly Kittitas County Consumer Advocate
Thurston, Clifford (Co-Chair) Pierce County Consumer Advocate
Webb, Brad King County Consumer Advocate
Woodrow, JoEllen Clark County Consumer Advocate
Name Location/Region Representation
Adair, Traci King County DSHS/ADSA
Buksbazen, Victor Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Crozier, Rick (Chair) Pierce County Consumer Advocate
Johnson, Barry Kitsap County Consumer Advocate
Leonard, Ruth Thurston County DSHS/DBHR
Navage, Linda A. Kitsap County Consumer Advocate
Owen, Eleanor King County Consumer Advocate
Panek, Kara - Staff Thurston County DSHS/DBHR
Perlstein, Marcia Clallam County Consumer Advocate
Ryan, Ken King County Consumer Advocate
Sloan, Pamela Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Snowden, Mark King County Consumer Advocate

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For questions concerning the MHPAC Sexual Minority Treatment Subcommittee please contact: Doug Johnson (Chair).

Name Location/Region Representation
Benton, Lori Clallam County Consumer Advocate
Biondi, Wendy Chelan County Consumer Advocate
Chapman, Doug Clark County Consumer Advocate
Furze, John (Chair) Clark County Consumer Advocate
Garcia, Robert Kitsap County Consumer Advocate
Harris, Kathy Thurston County   Consumer Advocate
Johnson, Doug Pierce County Consumer Advocate
North, Doug King County Consumer Advocate
Perlstein, Marcia Olympic Peninsula Consumer Advocate
Sarno, Mary Thurston County DSHS/DBHR
Soon, Pat King County   Consumer Advocate 

The purpose of this Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council subcommittee is to promote age and cultural competence, including comparable access to and outcomes of service in the public mental health system. One area of focus of the group is on the impact of legislation, public policies, and practices particularly on affected ethnic/cultural minorities in institutional, residential facilities, and/or community settings.

Name Location/Region Representation
Baldwin-Garduño, Lily Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Caldwell, Shirley King County Consumer Advocate
Collins, Steven King County Consumer Advocate
Huie-Pascua, Carrie Yakima County Consumer Advocate
O’Brien, Mary Yakima County Consumer Advocate
Mom-Chhing, Connie (Chair) Clark County Consumer Advocate
Zhu, Yu Ming King County Consumer Advocate
Balderrama, Hank – Staff King County DSHS/DBHR

The purpose of this Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council subcommittee is to coordinate with the other Council Subcommittees to review, analyze, and evaluate the effectiveness based on costs and consumer outcomes of existing publicly funded policies and practices that pertain to access, treatment, rehabilitation, and reintegration of adults affected by serious mental illnesses and of children affected by serious emotional disorders, including recommending eliminations, expansions, and/or modifications for consideration by the Council.

For questions relating to the Program & Planning Subcommittees contact: Helen Nilon (Committee Chair) or Rick Crozier (Vice Chair)

Name
Location/Region
Representation
Bates, Becky Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Carlton, Kathryn Jefferson County Consumer Advocate 
Ebbert-Rich, Judie Thurston County Consumer Advocate
Eschenbacher, Diane Spokane County Consumer Advocate
Huie-Pascua, Carrie Yakima County Consumer Advocate
Nichols, Don (Vice-Chair)
Walla Walla County Consumer Advocate
Nilon, Helen (Chair) King County Consumer Advocate
Woodrow, JoEllen Clark County Consumer Advocate
Carter, Christina - Staff
Thurston County DSHS/DBHR

The Mission of the Mental Health Planning and Advisory Council (MHPAC)/Legislative/Administrative Subcommittee The mission of the Legislative Subcommittee is to coordinate with other MHPAC Subcommittees to review and/or propose public policy and/or practices that provides overall strategies to improve the quality of health care by providing access, treatment, recovery, and building resiliency for adults and/or children affected by mental illness including recommending positions and actions on legislation, administrative code, and Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery (DBHR) contracts for consideration by the MHPAC.

Name
Region Westside Members
Representation
Carlton, Kathryn
North Peninsula
Consumer Advocate
Chapman, Doug
Clark County
Consumer-Advocate
Clement, Dan
King County
Consumer Advocate
Dolezal, Cheri
Pierce County
Regional Support Network
Ericksen, Chris
Chelan, Douglas
Consumer-Advocate
Huie-Pascua, Carrie
Yakima County
Consumer-Advocate
Jaeger, Ron
King County
Consumer Advocate
Johnson, Tamara
King County
Consumer Advocate
Nash, Cathii
Spokane County
Consumer Advocate
Nichols, Don
Walla Walla County
Consumer Advocate
Thurston, Clifford (Chair)
Pierce County
Consumer Advocate
Trueblood, Dorothy
Pierce County
Consumer Advocate
Waters, Bill
Thurston County
Consumer Advocate
Woodrow, JoEllen
Clark County
Consumer Advocate

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