Directors Travels

Monday February 18, 2019 – Presidents Day Holiday

Updated the website for the upcoming Board of Directors meeting for February 25, 2019

Tuesday February 19, 2019

The Senior Leadership (Directors and Assistant Directors) will be meeting to discuss and/or make decisions on matters that impact Valley Mountain Regional Center.  This meeting will include status updates regarding our HIPAA Compliance and several projects such as our Mobility Project, Learning Management System, and others.

Cindy Mix, Director of Consumer Services, will be meeting with all the program managers to provide organizational updates and engage in case management continuous improvement.

I’ll be attending the Stanislaus County Office of Education eqALLS grant workgroup to advise on the project to increase exposure to art for students with disabilities in the Stanislaus area.

Wednesday February 20, 2019

I’ll be participating in a meeting with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS) to receive an update on the rate study process and roll out plan.

I’ll be participating in a personnel meeting with Bud Mullanix, Director of Human Resources (HR) to discuss recommendations on a personnel process.

I’ll be in individual monthly supervision meetings with Mary Sheehan, the Clinical Director, Claudia Reed, Chief Financial Officer, Bud Mullanix, Director of HR, and then Cindy Mix, the Director of Consumer Services. Each hour meeting provides an opportunity to check in on major initiatives of the key divisions of the organization.

I’ll be meeting Tom Bowe, VMRC Board president, to provide monthly status updates and preparations for upcoming board of directors activities include next week’s full board meeting.

The San Joaquin Behavioral Health Board will be meeting from 6:00-8:00 pm in the Behavioral Health Services Conference Room B, 1212 N. California Street in Stockton.

Thursday February 21, 2019

Tricia Simmons will be representing VMRC at the Calaveras County Oral Health Task Force meeting.

I’ll be participating in the VMRC Social Media Team meeting. The team meets monthly to review our social media activity, and further our work on the “Reputation Management/Social Strategy” plan.

Friday February 22, 2019

I’ll be meeting with Lani Schiff-Ross, Executive Director of First 5 San Joaquin as part of my orientation as a new commissioner for First 5 San Joaquin.

I’ll be attending the Training and Development Work Group meeting on “Communications” chaired by Bud Mullanix, Director of HR.  The committees will strategize the committee work to be done in phase two.

I’ll be meeting with program managers, Karen Jensen and Liz Diaz, (two of our four certified Person-Centered Thinking trainers) in preparation for an upcoming board training on completing the one page profiles.