Indiana Council 2022 Winter Quarterly Meeting
Keeping You COVID Safe, Yet Connected

As we celebrate the return of in-person learning, we do so with a focus on keeping you safe.

Entry to the Event: All participants-including registrants, exhibitors, speakers, and staff- must show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or proof of a negative test.

Mask Policy: Masks will be mandatory in all meeting spaces, unless you are actively eating or drinking.

Tuesday, February 8

Indiana Council Board of Director’s Meeting
Indiana Council Members Only

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, February 10


Sharing the WHY and HOW of the Indiana Council

Zoe Frantz, President & CEO
Indiana Council

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Learn from the Indiana Council’s new President & CEO about the WHY statement of the Council and how working together will get us there.

National Council Update

Chuck Ingoglia, President
National Council for Mental Wellbeing

9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Hear the vision for the National Council to work together with the Indiana Council, as well as an update on federal policy.


10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Please use this time to network with colleagues and thank our meeting sponsors.

Hear from FSSA’s New Secretary

Dr. Dan Rusyniak, M.D., Secretary
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Dan will provide an update on how CMHCs fit into the Statewide response to the mental health needs of Hoosiers.


11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Over lunch, we will present the 2022 Legislator of the Year Award, hear a State legislative update from our President & CEO and lobbyist team, and learn more about the Indiana Behavioral Health Transformation Coalition/Behavioral Health Commission 

Access Panel Discussion

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Learn ways our CMHCs have improved access to services and how we can work together to make improvements statewide.


2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Please use this time to network with colleagues and thank our meeting sponsors.

Financial Impact Report for CMHCs

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn about a new resource the Indiana Council has developed to assist us in talking with key stakeholders regarding the importance of the CMHC system within the State of Indiana.

Racial Battle Fatigue

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Hear from the Indiana Council Racial Equity & Leadership Committee on burnout among people of color. During the discussion, you will learn the effects of racial battle fatigue and how they may present as “performance issues”. The Committee will equip you with ways to address from a personnel perspective.

DMHA Update

Jay Chaudhary, JD, Director
Division of Mental Health and Addiction
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Jay will provide an update on funding, 988 and the deep dive assessment DMHA is working on with DMHAs to improve services.

New Member Reception

4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Join us for appetizers as we welcome our newest CMHC CEOs and staff as we gather face-to-face for the first time in two years!

Friday, February 11


All Member Business Meeting

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

We will use some of this time to focus on our new members. We will address the structure of the council and hear from our committee chairs and answer any questions.

Please direct any questions to Denise Wade, or (317)684-3684