DENTON COUNTY MHMR CENTER

the Local MH/IDD Authority for Denton County, Texas


Regularly Scheduled Meeting (Teleconference)

Board of Trustees


                                         Date:                 Thursday, September 24, 2020

                                         Time:                7:00 PM

                                         Place:                Teleconference

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Board Members:


Barbara Gailey, Chair     Rhonda Dick, Ph.D. - Vice Chair     Judi Swayne, Secretary

Jack Dean Phillips III, LPC     Captain Douglas Lee      Patti Dunn      Arthur K. Sayre

Ed Pilkington     Melanie Royer     Keith Turner, Ph.D.     Dianne Hickey


Pam Gutierrez, Executive Director


We Value:

Individual Worth   -   Quality    -   Integrity     -   Dedication    -    Teamwork



DCMHMR Mission Statement

Denton County MHMR Center enhances the quality of life of the individuals served and their family members.




Board of Trustees Meeting Agenda

September 24, 2020



  1. Call to Order

    1. Roll Call

    2. Welcome to Guests and Staff

    3. Public Comments are welcome however, are limited to three (3) minutes per individual and fifteen (15) minutes total time. Citizens wishing to address the Board must complete the Citizen Comment Registration Form prior to the start of the meeting. Pursuant to State Open Meetings Law, the Board of Trustees is restricted in discussing or taking action on items not posted on the Agenda.

    4. Approval of the Regularly Scheduled Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes from August 27, 2020.

    5. Staff presentation: Zero Suicide Task force, Brittany Waymack, Administrator of Mental Health Services.

    6. Captive Presentation Anthony Colantino, VP of Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC

    The Board reserves the right to convene in Executive Session(s) from time to time as deemed necessary during  this meeting - Executive Session(s) pursuant to Article 6252-17, Sec. 2, V.T.C.S., regarding   Litigation (e), Real Estate (f), Personnel (g) and Security (j).

    Committee Reports

  2. Finance Committee Meeting

    1. FY 2020 Period 12 (August Financial Statements)
      Ed Pilkington, Finance Committee Chair

  3. Personnel Committee Meeting
    Rhonda Dick Personnel Committee Chair

    1. New Positions funded by Connections Expansion Grant:

      • Connections Rehabilitation Specialist FTE 1.0
      • Connections Rehabilitation Specialist FTE 1.0

  4. Other Agenda Items

    1. Selection of Board Nomination Committee

      • Board Chairperson
      • Vice-Chairperson
      • Secretary
        Barbara Gailey, Board Chairperson
    2. Request approval to change the October board meeting from October 22nd to October 29th. Brittany Waymack, Administrator of Mental Health Services
  5. Exectutive Director Report

  6. Chair Comments

  7. New Business - Next Board Meeting September 24, 2020

  8. Adjourn