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Health and Human Services Reform

THIRD MEETING

2017-2018 Regular Session - January 17, 2017

STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETIETH SESSION



HEATH AND HUMAN SERVICES REFORM COMMITTEE
MINUTES


Representative Schomacker, Chair of the Health and Human Services Reform Committee, started the meeting at 8:15 a.m. on Tuesday, January 17, 2017, in Room 200 of the State Office Building. A quorum was not present.

The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:


SCHOMACKER, Joe, Chair
GRUENHAGEN, Glenn, Vice Chair
LIEBLING, Tina, Minority Lead
BAKER, Dave
FLANAGAN, Peggy
FRANSON, Mary
FREIBERG, Mike
KIEL, Deb
KOEGEL, Erin
KRESHA, Ron

LOHMER, Kathy
MCDONALD, Joe
MORAN, Rena
MURPHY, Erin
OLSON, Liz
PETERSON, Roz
SANDSTEDE, Julie
THEIS, Tama



Members excused: ALBRIGHT, Tony, ALLEN, Susan, DEAN, Matt, and QUAM, Duane.

Claire Wilson, Assistant Commissioner of Community Supports at the Minnesota Department of Human Services (DHS), provided an overview of the 2016 Final Report of the Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health.

A quorum was present at 8:35 a.m. Representative Schomacker officially called the meeting to order at 8:46 a.m.

Representative Kresha moved to approve the minutes from January 12, 2017. THE MOTION PREVAILED.

Representative Schomacker opened the meeting to public testimony about the task force report.

Nathan Gove, Executive Director, Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and
Training (POST);
Shauna Reitmeier, MSW, LGSW, Chief Executive Officer, Northwestern Mental Health Center;
Jin Lee Palen, Executive Director, Minnesota Association of Community Mental Health
Programs;
Melissa Balitz, Chair, State Advisory Council on Mental Health;
Dr. Paul Goering, Vice President of Mental and Behavioral Health Services, Allina Health;
Tracine Asberry, Ed. D., Executive Director, St. Paul Youth Services;
Suzanne Koepplinger, Catalyst Initiative Director, George Family Foundation;
Catherine Dalnes, Manager of School Social Work Services, Minneapolis School District;
Steven Wickelgren, MA, LMFT, Clinical Director, Minnesota Crisis Intervention Team
(CIT) Officers’ Association;
Shannah Mulvihill, Executive Director, Mental Health Minnesota;
Mary Vukelich, law enforcement instructor;
Melinda Shamp, Wellness in the Woods.





The meeting was adjourned at 9:52 a.m.






Representative Joe Schomacker, Chair



_______________________________________
Emily Richter, Committee Legislative Assistant

More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
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01:04 - 2016 final report presentation: Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health.
58:14 - Public testimony.
Runs 1 hour, 37 minutes.


I. Call to Order
II. Roll Call
III. Approval of Minutes from January 12, 2017
IV. 2016 Final Report Presentation: Governor’s Task Force on Mental Health
DHS Assistant Commissioner Claire Wilson
V. Public Testimony
VI. Adjournment