Mental Health Advisory Committee

The Mental Health Advisory Committee exists to

  • Advise the Public Safety Committee and City Council on issues of mental health in the community
  • Make recommendations or create educational and informational resources regarding mental health
  • Identify and increase mental health awareness and prevention resources related to mental health issues
  • Develop additional mental health initiatives
  • Support and promote existing and new initiatives through cooperation with the County and other agencies in the region
  • Conduct periodic meetings with the Public Safety Committee for the purpose of evaluating opportunities to improve communication and transparency.

Committee Members

  • Anne Timmons, Community Advocate
  • Melissa Hillman, J.D.
  • Greg Nawalanic, Psy.D., LP
  • Sara Schlagel, LSCSW
  • Tim DeWeese, Johnson County Mental Health Center Director

To learn more about this board’s members, terms and vacancies, visit the City’s agenda management portal.

Meeting Schedule

12 p.m.
Generally held quarterly on the last Thursday of the month

Staff Liaison

Bryan Dehner
Assistant City Manager
913-895-6148
bryandehner@opkansas.org