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The Michigan Handle With Care Advisory Committee was convened in 2019 and includes representatives from fully implemented HWC programs as well as state and local level stakeholders. The Advisory Committee encourages and supports HWC implementation across the state and monitors program fidelity and outcomes. Membership is likely to grow in the future.
Current Advisory Committee Members
Amanda Burch, Eaton County MDHHS
Kevin Caldwell, Michigan State Police
Kyle Guerrant, Michigan Department of Education
Elmer Hitt, City of Jackson Police and Fire
Zoe Lyons, Jackson County MDHHS
Mary Mueller, MDHHS, Division of Child and Adolescent Health
Shannon Novara, Washtenaw Intermediate School District
Robert Sheehan, Michigan Association of Community Mental Health Boards
Carrie Tarry, MDHHS, Division of Child and Adolescent Health
Lynda Zeller, Michigan Health Endowment Fund
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