Leadership

Board

CalMHSA’s Board establishes vision and mission, and a strategic plan in support of that vision and mission. It creates, monitors, and is held accountable for policy setting, and serves as Ambassadors for the JPA, with all stakeholders, interested parties, strategic partners, consumers. CalMHSA’s Board is comprised of one representative from each member county. In addition to the director, an alternate is designated by the director, who may vote in the absence of the director. The Board provides policy direction for the Executive Committee, and the Executive Director, and other appointed committees. The Board holds at least two regular meetings each year to review all CalMHSA operations. The Board establishes a time and place to hold such regular meetings. All meetings of the Board are conducted in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code §54950 et seq.)

CalMHSA’s Board reserves unto itself the authority to do the following (except where specifically otherwise noted the majority of the Board members present at a meeting may take action):

  • Accept a new member into the Authority
  • Approve indebtedness (two-thirds vote of the entire Board)
  • Adopt a budget
  • Amend the Bylaws
  • Approve contracts for Authority administrative services and legal counsel
  • Approve Program Bylaws (Participants in Programs Only)
  • Approve dividends and assessment to members of a program year
  • Establish or terminate a program (Participants in Programs Only)
  • Expel a member from the Authority (two-thirds vote of the entire board)
  • Terminate or suspend the rights of a member in default (two-thirds vote of the entire board)
  • Approve dissolution of Authority (two-thirds vote of entire board)
  • Establish vision and mission
  • Establish a strategic plan in support of the vision and mission
  • Serve as ambassadors for the Authority, stakeholders, strategic partners and consumers

New Member Orientation

CalMHSA Board of Directors and Alternate Roster

Posting Instructions for a CalMHSA Meeting Location click here to download

Committees

All CalMHSA committees are currently in formation. The following outlines the directional committees of CalMHSA and the purpose of processes associated with each committee in formation.

CalMHSA’s Advisory Committee (in-active) serves as a hub of communication and disseminates all program information to stakeholders, partners, Board of Directors, etc. by providing ongoing oversight of regular reporting from Program Partners in key areas related to Core Principles adopted by CalMHSA; development and administration of a system for compiling, analyzing and reporting stakeholder feedback on the statewide PEI and other programs; ongoing oversight related to new programs or structures to be created, including program monitoring, compliance, and reporting of results; and input on member services and expansion of CalMHSA services.
CalMHSA Advisory Committee Roster

CalMHSA’s Executive Committee (active) facilitates the expeditious handling of transactions relating to the Authority’s operations. The Executive Committee Members include: 1) the offices of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary; and 2) five directors representing the five areas. On July 1 of each even numbered year, four of the representatives shall be elected for a two-year term to commence on July 1 of each even numbered year. On July 1 of each odd numbered year, one representative shall be elected for a two-year term to commence July 1 of each odd numbered year to serve on the Executive Committee along with the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. A majority of the members of the Executive Committee is a quorum for the transaction of business. Executive Committee will meet as required by business, but not less than four times a year. All meetings of the Executive Committee shall be conducted in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code § 54950, et seq.).
CalMHSA Executive Committee Roster

CalMHSA’s Finance Committee (active) reviews and receive approval of the budget (JPA and Program). The Finance Committee reviews the quarterly financial statements and the monthly treasurer reports. It also reviews and receives approval of the investment policy as well as handle the monitoring of the results. The Finance Committee monitors the regulatory financial requirements as well as reviews and approves the insurance policies and banking arrangements. The Finance Committee selects the audit firm and reviews and receives the approval of audit reports.
CalMHSA Finance Committee Roster

CalMHSA’s Finance Ad Hoc Committee (in-active)

CalMHSA’s Implementation Ad Hoc Committee (in-active)

CalMHSA’s Regulatory Committee (in-active) focuses on interacting with various legislative bodies and advocacy groups.

CalMHSA ‘s President has the authority to appoint an ad hoc committee at any time as the Executive Committee has the authority to add additional committee(s) as deemed necessary.

Staff

Wayne Clark, PhD
CalMHSA Executive Director
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 800-4677
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: wayne.clark@calmhsa.org

John E. Chaquica, CPA, MBA, ARM
CalMHSA Chief Operating Officer
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 859‐4800
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: john.chaquica@calmhsa.org

Ann Collentine, MPPA
CalMHSA Deputy Director of Programs
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 250
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 859‐4806
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: ann.collentine@calmhsa.org

Jeremy Wilson, MPPA
CalMHSA Program Coordinator
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 250
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 668-5440
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: jeremy.wilson@calmhsa.org

Laura Li
JPA Administrative Manager
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 859‐4818
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: laura.li@calmhsa.org

Kim Santin, CPA
CalMHSA Finance Director
3043 Gold Canal Drive, Suite 200
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
Phone: (916) 859‐4820
Fax: (916) 859‐4805
Email: kim.santin@calmhsa.org

Douglas Alliston
Legal Counsel
Murphy Campbell Guthrie & Alliston
8801 Folsom Blvd., Suite 230
Sacramento, CA 95826
(916) 400‐2300 ext. 207
Email: dalliston@murphycampbell.com