Behavioral Health Board

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BHB Officers

Chair - Brooke Frost
Vice Chair -Manuel Piceno
Secretary - Mary Lou Brauti-Minkler


As mandated by the state law, the Behavioral Health Board (BHB) is the public advisory board on adult, children and justice system mental health and substance use disorder issues.  Members are appointed by the Fresno County Board of Supervisors to represent each district.  It is required that at least 50% of the BHB membership consists of persons served and/or family members of a person served.

BHB-members-August-2023.pdf(PDF, 102KB)  


Health & Wellness Center

1925 E. Dakota
Fresno, CA 93726


Board meetings are open to the public and are scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month at 3:30 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Please call (559) 600-0738 for further information.

Please call (559) 600-0738 for meeting details.

BHB-Position-Roster-July-2023.pdf(PDF, 84KB)

Application to the Behavioral Health Board

Supplemental to Application(PDF, 295KB)


The Board includes the following subcommittees chaired by
Board members and are open to the public. 

If you would like information on attending the meeting please contact Jeannette Dominguez at or call.



Committee & Chair Time & Location of Meeting

 Annual Planning Meeting/Workshop

2024-BHB-Annual-Planning-Mtng.-Agenda.pdf(PDF, 198KB)

 January 13, 2024, 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Exceptional Parents Unlimited (EPU)
4440 N. First Street

Special Meeting
Public Hearing - Innovations Plan

BHB-Agenda_May-2024-Public-Hearing.pdf(PDF, 178KB)

Health and Wellness Center
1925 E. Dakota

Adult Services Committee
Carolyn Evans, Chair

 Adult-Agenda-6-3-24.pdf(PDF, 205KB)


Bi-monthly - The First Monday of the Month,
10:00 AM

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw


Children Services

Mary Lou Brauti-Minkler

Childrens-Behavioral-Health-Agenda-June-2024.pdf(PDF, 199KB)


Bi-monthly - 4th Thursday of the Month, 9 AM

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw



Executive Committee/Membership Committee
Brook Frost, Chair

 BHB-Executive-Committee-Agenda-_-for-July-BHB-mtg2024.pdf(PDF, 216KB)


Tuesday May 28, 2024, 11:45 AM
Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw


Forensics Committee
Brook Frost, Chair              

BHB-Forensics-Committee-Agenda_June-2024.pdf(PDF, 215KB)


Quarterly - 1st Friday of the Month, 10:00 AM

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw



Substance Use Disorders Committee       

Carolyn Evans, Co - Chair
Debbie Xiong, Co – Chair   

 SUD-Agenda-6-13-24.pdf(PDF, 202KB)  

2nd Thursday of every 3rd Month, 10:00 AM

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw


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For info on Behavioral Health Board and Commissions visit


If you have a Behavioral Health emergency
please call 9-1-1

For Access to Services or the Crisis Line,
1 800 654-3937