The Contract and Financial Issues Committee focuses on the CMHSP and PHP Contracts with the Michigan Department of Community Health.

Current Committee Members


  • Dan Russell, Genesee Health Systems
  • Michael Hamm, Newaygo County Mental Health Center

Regional Appointees:

  • Willie Brooks, Oakland Community Health Network
  • Lisa Hotovy Williams, West Michigan CMH System
  • Chip Johnston, Centra Wellness Network
  • Catherine Kellerman, Newaygo County Mental Health Center
  • Jonathan Landsman, Oakland Community Health Network
  • Sara Lurie, CMHA of Clinton-Eaton-Ingham Counties
  • Dan McKinney, Hiawatha Behavioral Health
  • James Neumann, Monroe CMH Authority
  • John Obermesik, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan (Vice Co-Chair)
  • Craig Reiter, Hiawatha Behavioral Health
  • Douglas Ward, Community Mental Health for Central Michigan
  • Michael Welsch, AuSable Valley CMH Authority

To become a member of the Contract & Financial Issues Committee, email Monique at

2017 Committee Schedule (1:00p.m.)

  • July 20
  • August 17
  • September 21
  • October 19
  • November 16