Human Trafficking Health Advisory Board

The Human Trafficking Health Advisory Board was created by Public Act 461 of 2014. The Board is established in the Department of Health and Human Services to collect and analyze information concerning medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking, identify state, federal and local agencies that are involved with issues relating to human trafficking, and coordinate the dissemination of information concerning medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state, establish a program to improve public awareness of medical and mental health services available to survivors of human trafficking in this state, and file an annual report with the chairs of the committees concerned with health policy of the senate and the house of representatives regarding its activities under this act.
Jon Breems
Analyst, Policy & Legislative
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services


Members

Dena Nazer, Detroit
Term expires 12/31/17
Represents individuals licensed to practice medicine under part 170 or 175 and recommended by the Speaker of the House

Subburaman Sivakumar, Northville Township
Term expires 12/31/17
Represents individuals licensed to practice under part 170 or 175 and recommended by the Senate Majority Leader

Jayashree Kommareddi - Chair
Term expires 12/31/18
Represents individuals with experience and expertise in the field of intervention in or prevention of human trafficking or treatments of human trafficking survivors

Lori Ryland, Battle Creek
Term expires 12/31/18
Represents mental health professionals

Sheila Meshinski, Macomb
Term expires 12/31/18
Represents registered professional nurses with experience in an emergency department, emergency room, or trauma center of a hospital


Brigette Robarge, Belleville
Term expires 12/31/19
Represents human trafficking survivors
 
Ruth Rondon, Wyoming
Term expires 12/31/20
Represents human trafficking survivors