Children's Advisory Committee

CICS encourages stakeholder involvement by having a regional Children’s Advisory Committee assist in developing and monitoring the plan, goals and objectives identified for the service system, and to serve as a public forum for other related MH/DS issues. The MH/DS Children’s Advisory Committee represents stakeholders that include, but are not limited to, individuals, family members, officials and providers. The Children's Advisory Committee meets quarterly.

The current committee members are:

  • Allie Wulfekuhle - Parent/Actively Involved Relative of a Child who Utilizes Children’s Behavioral Health Services
  • Andrea Dickerson - Children’s Behavioral Health Service Provider
  • Chief Rob Burdess - Local Law Enforcement
  • Clarissa Thompson - Child Welfare Advocate
  • Dawn Rudolph - Regional Governing Board
  • Dejah Roman - Child Care Provider
  • Dr. Jack Swanson - Pediatrician
  • Emilea Lundberg - The Juvenile Court System
  • Joy Meinders - Parent/Actively Involved Relative of a Child who Utilizes Children’s Behavioral Health Services
  • Karie Foster - The Education System
  • Keith Halleland - Child Welfare Advocate
  • Kelly Moore - Early Childhood Advocate
  • Kendra Alexander - The Education System
  • Lisa Heddens - Regional Governing Board
  • Lori Price - Early Childhood Advocate
  • Matthew Benson - Local Law Enforcement
  • Melinda Struthoff - Children’s Behavioral Health Service Provider
  • Rita Baker - Early Childhood Advocate
  • Shirley Faircloth - The Juvenile Court System
  • TBD - Child Care Providers
  • TBD - Child Welfare Advocate

Current Agenda

The next meeting to be held April 6, 2022.

Meeting Minutes