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The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 16 will feature gaps in mental health.
The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets the third Wednesday of each month at Fiddlestiks in Hannibal with lunch at 11:30 a.m. followed by a program and the meeting at Noon. Healthcare and social services organizations and leaders throughout Northeast Missouri are encouraged to participate.
Brent McGinty became the chief executive officer of Missouri Coalition of Community Mental Health Centers (Coalition) in January 2013. His varied experience makes him an ideal leader for community mental health. He has experience in both the legislative and executive branches of state government and understands mental health issues.
Since 2007, McGinty has been a valued staff member at the Department of Mental Health, beginning as director of budget and finance, advancing to director of administration of the Division of CPS, and then being promoted to his present position of deputy director of administration of the entire department.
From 1998 to 2007, McGinty was the budget analyst for the Missouri Senate Appropriations Staff. From 1991 to 1998, McGinty worked in several positions in local government, including city administrator and budget analyst. His accumulated experience of nearly 20 years includes working during nine legislative sessions on eight state department budgets, as well as having direct responsibility for DMH contracts and budgets.
McGinty earned a BA in political science and history in the honors program at Missouri Southern State University. His MPA in public administration as an “outstanding graduate” was earned at the University of Missouri-Columbia.
The Northeast Missouri C.H.A.R.T. Partnership meets each month to encourage and support initiatives which enhance the health and vitality of residents of Clark, Lewis, Marion, Monroe, Pike, Ralls and Shelby counties.
The C.H.A.R.T. Partnership serves as a vehicle for regular dialogue among regional health leaders, encouraging a shared understanding of regional health challenges and the emergence of activity designed to enhance the health and wellbeing of residents of the region.
For more information about the C.HA.R.T. Partnership, contact Julie Leverenz, Vice President of Strategy and Planning for Hannibal Regional Healthcare System, 2013 Chairperson for the Partnership at firstname.lastname@example.org.