MDHHS-ORR Recipient Rights Advisory Committee

MCL330.1756 State recipient rights advisory committee; appointment by director. 

 (1) The director shall appoint a 12-member state recipient rights advisory committee. The membership of the committee shall be broadly based so as to best represent the varied perspectives of department staff, government officials, attorneys, community mental health services program staff, private providers, recipients, and recipient interest groups. At least 1/3 of the membership of the state recipient rights advisory committee shall be primary consumers or family members, and of that 1/3, at least 2 shall be primary consumers. In appointing members to the advisory committee, the director shall consider the recommendations of the director of the state office of recipient rights and individuals who are members of the recipient rights advisory committee. 

(2) The state recipient rights advisory committee shall do all of the following: 

(a) Meet at least quarterly, or more frequently as necessary, to carry out its responsibilities. 

(b) Maintain a current list of members' names to be made available to individuals upon request. 

(c) Maintain a current list of categories represented, to be made available to individuals upon request. 

(d) Protect the state office of recipient rights from pressures that could interfere with the impartial, even-handed, and thorough performance of its functions. 

(e) Recommend to the director of the department candidates for the position of director of the state office of recipient rights and consult with the director regarding any proposed dismissal of the director of the state office of recipient rights. 

(f) Serve in an advisory capacity to the director of the department and the director of the state office of recipient rights. 

(g) Review and provide comments on the report submitted by the state office of recipient rights to the department under section 754. 

(3) Meetings of the state recipient rights advisory committee are subject to the open meetings act, Act No. 267 of the Public Acts of 1976, being sections 15.261 to 15.275 of the Michigan Compiled Laws. Minutes shall be maintained and made available to individuals upon request. 


Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Members 

Jennifer Gorman, Chair
Norman DeLisle, Vice-Chair
Dianne Baker, J.D
Vendella Collins
Norman DeLisle, Jr.
Elizabeth Healy
Dr. Robert  Lagrou
Elizabeth O'Dell
Price Pullins
Margaret Stooksberry
Shaun Thompson
Tish Watson

Application for Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Membership

Application for Recipient Rights Appeals Committee Membership

Recipient Rights Committee Membership applications for Advisory and Appeals Committees
can be returned to:

Michigan Department of Health & Human Services-Office of Recipient Rights
320 S. Walnut St., Garden Level
Lansing, MI 48933
Fax:  517-335-0135
Dial in: 1-877-873-8018
Access Code: 5062210

 

2021 Schedule

All meetings will be held in the Elliott-Larsen Building, 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM, 3rd Floor Conference Room (unless specified to another location).

Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, January 14, 2021
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, January 14, 2021
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, March 11, 2021
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Proposed Meeting Minutes, March 11, 2021
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, May 13, 2021
July 8, 2021 Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting scheduled in DTMB Willow Conference Room
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, July 8, 2021
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Proposed Meeting Minutes, July 8, 2021
September 9, 2021
November 18, 2021

 

Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, January 9, 2020
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, March 12, 2020
May 14, 2020 - Meeting cancelled
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, July 9, 2020
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, September 10, 2020
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Agenda, November 12, 2020
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Proposed Meeting Minutes, November 12, 2020

 

Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, January 10, 2019
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, March 12, 2019
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, May 9, 2019
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, July 11, 2019
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, September 12, 2019
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, November 14, 2019

 

Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, January 11, 2018
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, March 8, 2018
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, May 10, 2018
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, July 12, 2018
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, September 20, 2018
Recipient Rights Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes, November 8, 2018



For additional information, please contact MDHHS Office of Recipient Rights at (517) 241-2319.