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Our Committees

NMORC has established committees and with the following structure and utilization of the committees. NMORC committees are advisory committees who consist of a collection of individuals who bring unique knowledge and skills, which augment the knowledge and skills of the NMORC board and staff, in order to more effectively guide the consortium. Committees serve to make recommendations and/or provide key information and materials.

PREVENTION COMMITTEE

Focused on harm reduction, stigma and naloxone distribution. Current members:

Chair, Donna Hardies, Up North Prevention
Shelby Pasch, Central Michigan District Health Department
Angie Gullekson, District Health Department No. 10
Denise Bryan, District Health Department No. 2 and No. 4
Mark Webb, Clare County Prosecutor’s Office
Nena Sork
, Northeast Michigan Community Mental Health
Christine Gebhard, North Country Community Mental Health
Lyndia Rutkowski, Up North Prevention

TREATMENT COMMITTEE

Focused on provider education, MAT expansion, and behavioral health. Current members:

Chair, Sharon St. Germain, MidMichigan Pain Evaluation and Triage Clinic
Dan Oliver, Alcona Health Center
Anthony Pantaleo, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Jim Whalen, Munson Healthcare
John Lopes, Central Michigan University
Alyson McClintock, Central Michigan University
Larry Hansen, McLaren Northern Michigan
Sue Winter, NMSAS Recovery Center
Chelsey Safford, Thunder Bay Community Health Services
Trish Charbonneau-Ivey, Saginaw Valley State University
Kara Steinke, Catholic Human Services
Sam Price, Ten16 Recovery Network
Shanna Hensler, MiHIA

 

RECOVERY COMMITTEE

Focused on building recovery capital. Current members:

Chair, Tory Werth, NMSAS Recovery Center
Ashley Goddard, Alcona Health Center
Stacey Chipman, North Country Community Mental Health
Brandon Hool, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Derrick Smith, Harm Reduction Michigan
Chandra Wiedeman, District Health Department No. 2
Karen Tracey, Up North Prevention
Jessica Hope, Alcona County Drug Court

WORKFORCE COMMITTEE

Focused on building workforce at all levels. Current members:

Chair, Trish Otremba, AuSable Valley CMH Services
John Lopes, Central Michigan University
Katherine Dollard, MidMichigan Health
Kimberly Mattlin, AHEC
Trish Charbonneau-Ivey, Saginaw Valley State University
Brandon Hool, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
Larry LaCross, Catholic Human Services
Rachel Ruddock, Michigan Center for Rural Health

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