Mental Health Authority

The Mental Health Authority guides, develops, and promotes programming which helps local citizens dealing with mental health and/or addiction. MEETINGS: 2nd Thursday @ 8 a.m. Barry County Mental Health Facility

Contact Information
Richard Thiemkey - Executive Director
269-948-8041

Board Information
Size 12 Members
Term Length 3 Year
Term Limit 0

Board Roster
Jon Smelker
1st Term
Jan 01, 2022 to Dec 31, 2022
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Commissioner
Dais Seat - Public official

Theresa Moody
2nd Term
April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2025
Appointing Authority - Barry County Commissioners
Category - Member
Dais Seat - Family

Vacant
1st Term
April 1, 2022 to Mar 31, 2025
Appointing Authority - Board of Commissioners
Category - Member
Dais Seat - 

Don Bowers
5th Term
Apr 01, 22 to Mar 31, 2025
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member
Dais Seat - Public official

Ruth Perino
3rd Term
Apr 01, 2022to Mar 31, 2025
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member

Duane Secord
1st Term
Apr 01, 2020 to Mar 31, 2023
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member

Nora Hurst
4th Term
Apr 01, 2020 to Mar 31, 2023
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member
Dais Seat - Primary

Deborah Hyatt
4th Term
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2024
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member
Dais Seat - Primary

Bob Becker
2nd Term
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2024
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member

Linda Maupin
4th Term
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2024
Appointing Authority - Board Of Commissioners
Category - Member

Staci Adams (appt'd 4/26/22)
1st term
Apr 01, 2021 to Mar 31, 2024
Appointing Authority - Barry County Commissioners 
Category - Member
Dais Seat - Primary

William Mattson
1st Term
April1, 2020-March 31, 2023 (appointed 9/21/2021)
Appointing Authority – Board of Commissioners
Category – Member

Click here to visit the Barry County Community Mental Health Authority's website.