Adult & Children's Mental Health Local Advisory Council

"To promote mental health wellness and recovery as a positive inclusive experience, and work to enable families and consumers to be integral parts in the development and delivery of these services" 
The Council seeks input from consumers, family members, mental health service providers, and others about the needs of adults and children with mental illness living in Olmsted County and reports its recommendations regarding the local mental health system to the Olmsted County Community and Social Services Advisory Board.
Chairperson - Carrie L. Clark  
Vice Chairperson - Vacant
Secretary - Debra Peterson (ex-officio) 
Council Members: 
Courtney Lawson
Jennifer Benson
Erica Runkle
Melissa Mohler 
Alan Rodgers
Pat McEvoy (ex-officio) 
Amy Shillabeer (ex-officio) 
Current Vacancies:
  • Consumers (current consumers and/or persons who received mental health services as a child or adolescent)
  • Representative of significant minority population in the County
  • ​Children's Mental Health Professional
  • Family member of an adult with a mental illness
  • Parent of a child or adolescent with a severe emotional disturbance
If you are interested in participating on the Council, please fill out the membership application (79 KB PDF) print, sign, and mail to:
Carrie L. Clark
1700 North Broadway Ave #104 
Rochester, MN 55906