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 May 2023(PDF, 105KB)



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.

Due to COVID 19 restrictions meetings will be held online.

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


Behavioral Health Board Roster August 2022(PDF, 94KB)

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 virtual meeting please contact Jeannette Dominguez at or call to receive the link.



Committee & Chair Time & Location of Meeting

Adult Services Committee
Carolyn Evans, Chair

Adult Agenda 2-6-23(PDF, 206KB)


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

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw



Children Services
Mary Lou Brauti-Minkler & Wilma Tom Hashimoto, Co-Chairs

Children's Behavioral Health Committee Agenda_February2023(PDF, 179KB)


Bimonthly - 4th Thursday of the Month, 9 AM

Uplift Services
1630 E. Shaw Ave. Suite 150



Executive Committee/Membership Committee
Nick Lutton, Chair




1st Monday of the Month, 11:45 AM
Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw



Forensics Committee
Nick Lutton, Chair

Join the Forensics Committee(PDF, 40KB)


Bimonthly - 2nd Monday of the Month, 1:30 PM

Blue Sky Wellness Center
1617 E. Saginaw



Substance Use Disorders Committee       

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

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

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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