Board Members

  • George Benninghaus – Chairman
  • Dan Siirila – Vice Chairman
  • Joe Bonovetz
  • Colleen Kichak
  • Carrie Braspenick
  • Peter Taconelli
  • William Malloy
  • Patricia Crabtree
  • Dan Siirila
  • Jeri Eckman
  • Susan Roberts
Board Meeting Dates – The board meets the 2nd Tuesday of the month, unless noted:

CMHA Board Mtg Dates 2024- 2025

CMHA By-Laws April 2024


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What is the role of a GCMHA Board Member?

  • The role of a GCMHA Board Member is to be an on-site voice for the community by developing policies which guide operational

When do they meet?

  • The GCMHA Board sets their meeting schedule during their annual organizational meeting in The Board is currently proposing to meet on the Second Tuesday of the month at 4:30 p.m. at Gogebic CMHA in Wakefield.

What will you do?

  • Review and approve an annual budget and receive monthly reports regarding the budget and assets of the organization.
  • Review and approve Action items on the
  • Review and approve CMHA policy
  • Receive information and updates from program supervisors or other key
  • Participate in other local, regional, or State CMHA committees, as
  • Receive the opportunity to attend a yearly Board conference to network and learn from other CMHA Board members from around the State.

*Board members are compensated for attending meetings and mileage is reimbursed at the standard IRS rate.

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Download the application – Board of Directors Flyer and Application 2024