STATE OF MINNESOTA THIRD MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES EIGHTY-FIFTH SESSION
MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION
Representative Neva Walker, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:05 A.M. on Friday, February 2, 2007, in Room 200 of the State Office Building.
The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.
OTREMBA, Mary Ellen
A quorum was present at 10:06.
Rep. Wardlow moved that the minutes of January 26, 2007 be adopted. MOTION PREVAILED.
Overview of employment and housing options for the mentally ill
Kimberly Peck, Department of Employment and Economic Development
John Sherman, Department of Employment and Economic Development
John Trepp, Tasks Unlimited
Harry Searles, Tasks Unlimited
King Coffee, Rise
John Barrett, Rise
Discharge process, emphasis on housing and employment
Nanette Larson, Department of Corrections
Michael Dahl, Director, MN Coalition for the Homeless
Patrick Wook, Street outreach worker, MN Coalition for the Homeless
Becky Fink, transitional housing, MN Coalition for the Homeless
Emily Tricker, Mental Health Resources
Robin Van Hook, Bridges
Jennifer Ho, Hearth Connection
Russell Sewell, Client, Hearth Connection
Tim Burkett, Executive Director, People Inc.
The meeting was adjourned at 12:10 A.M.
Rep. Neva Walker, CHAIR
Committee Legislative Assistant