CalMHSA’s Board establishes vision and mission, and a strategic plan in support of that vision and mission. It creates, monitors, and is held accountable for policy setting, and serves as Ambassadors for the JPA, with all stakeholders, interested parties, strategic partners, consumers in mind. CalMHSA’s Board is comprised of one representative from each Member county. In addition to the director, an alternate is designated by the director, who may vote in the absence of the director. The Board provides policy direction for the Executive Committee, and the Executive Director, and other appointed committees. The Board holds at least two regular meetings each year to review all CalMHSA operations. The Board establishes a time and place to hold such regular meetings. All meetings of the Board are conducted in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code §54950 et seq.)

CalMHSA’s Board reserves unto itself the authority to do the following (except where specifically otherwise noted the majority of the Board members present at a meeting may take action):

  • Accept a new member into the Authority
  • Approve indebtedness (two-thirds vote of the entire Board)
  • Adopt a budget
  • Amend the Bylaws
  • Approve contracts for Authority administrative services and legal counsel
  • Approve Program Bylaws (Participants in Programs Only)
  • Approve dividends and assessment to members of a program year
  • Establish or terminate a program (Participants in Programs Only)
  • Expel a member from the Authority (two-thirds vote of the entire board)
  • Terminate or suspend the rights of a member in default (two-thirds vote of the entire board)
  • Approve dissolution of Authority (two-thirds vote of entire board)
  • Establish vision and mission
  • Establish a strategic plan in support of the vision and mission
  • Serve as ambassadors for the Authority, stakeholders, strategic partners and consumers

CalMHSA Board of Directors and Alternate Roster

CalMHSA’s membership is currently comprised of:

  • Alameda County
  • Alpine County
  • Berkeley, City of
  • Butte County
  • Calaveras County
  • Colusa County
  • Contra Costa County
  • Del Norte County
  • El Dorado County
  • Fresno County
  • Glenn County
  • Humboldt County
  • Imperial County
  • Inyo County
  • Kings County
  • Kern County
  • Lake County
  • Lassen County
  • Los Angeles County
  • Madera County
  • Marin County
  • Mariposa County
  • Mendocino County
  • Merced County
  • Modoc County
  • Mono County
  • Monterey County
  • Napa County
  • Nevada County
  • Orange County
  • Placer County
  • Plumas County
  • Riverside County
  • Sacramento County
  • San Benito County
  • San Bernardino County
  • San Diego County
  • San Francisco City and County
  • San Joaquin County
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • San Mateo County
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Shasta County
  • Siskiyou County
  • Solano County
  • Sonoma County
  • Stanislaus County
  • Sutter County
  • Tehama County
  • Tri-City Mental Health Center
  • Trinity County
  • Tulare County
  • Tuolumne County
  • Ventura County
  • Yolo County
  • Yuba County


All CalMHSA committees are currently in formation. The following outlines the directional committees of CalMHSA and the purpose of processes associated with each committee in formation.

CalMHSA’s Advisory Committee (in-active) serves as a hub of communication and disseminates all program information to stakeholders, partners, Board of Directors, etc. by providing ongoing oversight of regular reporting from Program Partners in key areas related to Core Principles adopted by CalMHSA; development and administration of a system for compiling, analyzing and reporting stakeholder feedback on the statewide PEI and other programs; ongoing oversight related to new programs or structures to be created, including program monitoring, compliance, and reporting of results; and input on member services and expansion of CalMHSA services.

CalMHSA’s Executive Committee (active) facilitates the expeditious handling of transactions relating to the Authority’s operations. The Executive Committee Members include: 1) the offices of President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary; and 2) five directors representing the five areas. On July 1 of each even numbered year, four of the representatives shall be elected for a two-year term to commence on July 1 of each even numbered year. On July 1 of each odd numbered year, one representative shall be elected for a two-year term to commence July 1 of each odd numbered year to serve on the Executive Committee along with the President, Vice President, Treasurer and Secretary. A majority of the members of the Executive Committee is a quorum for the transaction of business. Executive Committee will meet as required by business, but not less than four times a year. All meetings of the Executive Committee shall be conducted in accordance with the Ralph M. Brown Act (Government Code § 54950, et seq.).
CalMHSA Executive Committee Roster

CalMHSA’s Finance Committee (active) reviews and receive approval of the budget (JPA and Program). The Finance Committee reviews the quarterly financial statements and the monthly treasurer reports. It also reviews and receives approval of the investment policy as well as handle the monitoring of the results. The Finance Committee monitors the regulatory financial requirements as well as reviews and approves the insurance policies and banking arrangements. The Finance Committee selects the audit firm and reviews and receives the approval of audit reports.
CalMHSA Finance Committee Roster

CalMHSA’s Audit Committee (active) CalMHSA’s Bylaws grants the Board of Directors the authority to approve an audit, with oversight and direction provided by the standing Audit Committee. The Audit Committee recommends the appointment and termination of the Independent Auditor, confers with the auditor to satisfy the committee members that the financial affairs of the Authority are in order. The Committee reviews and determines whether to accept the audit, pre-approves and monitors performance of any non-audit services, ensures rotation of auditor in keeping with best practices, and negotiates the compensation of the auditor on behalf of the board.
CalMHSA’s Audit Committee Roster

CalMHSA ‘s President has the authority to appoint an ad hoc committee at any time as the Executive Committee has the authority to add additional committee(s) as deemed necessary.


Dr. Amie Miller, Psy.D., LMFT
CalMHSA Executive Director
1610 Arden Way, Suite 175
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (831) 869-7020
Email: amie.miller@calmhsa.org

Laura Li
CalMHSA Chief Administrative Officer
1610 Arden Way, Suite 175
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (279) 234-0700
Email: laura.li@calmhsa.org

Jeremy Wilson, MPPA
CalMHSA Program Director
1610 Arden Way, Suite 175
Sacramento, CA 95815
Phone: (279) 234-0713
Email: jeremy.wilson@calmhsa.org