The Children's Issues Committee focuses on mental health issues related to children’s services.


Current Committee Members 


  • Tony Lewis, LifeWays CMH
  • Connie Conklin, Livingston County CMH Authority

Regional Appointees:

  • David Beck, AuSable Valley CMH Authority
  • William Davie, Pathways CMH
  • Tina Hicks, Gratiot Integrated Health Network
  • John Kinch, Macomb County CMH Services
  • Todd Koopmans, Newaygo County Mental Health Services
  • Sandra Lindsey, Saginaw County CMH Authority
  • Mary Marois, Northern Lakes CMH Authority
  • Jennifer McCarty, Northpointe Behavioral Healthcare
  • Julia Rupp, HealthWest (Vice Co-Chair)
  • Lois Shulman, Oakland Community Health Network (Vice Co-Chair)

To become a member of the Children's Issues Committee, email Monique at

2017 Meeting Schedule (1:00p.m.)

  • June 20
  • September 19
  • November 14

Children's Issues September, 2016 Meeting Update

Children's Issues January, 2017 Meeting Update

Children's Issues March, 2017 Meeting Update

Children's Issues April, 2017 Meeting Update