Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC)

The RGB appoints a Behavioral Health Advisory Committee (BHAC), comprised of 15-20 members, responsible for advising the Board on behavioral health issues and funding allocations. Consideration for membership is given to geographic location, direct and indirect consumers, cultural diversification, and the community at large.

Operating Documents

BHAC Roles and Responsibilities
BHAC By-Laws
BHAC Meeting Schedule FY 21-22

BHAC Application

Region V Systems is seeking applications from individuals who are interested in adult or children’s behavioral health services and wish to serve on BHAC. We are interested in filling vacancies with persons who possess education, training, competencies, and/or personal life experience in behavioral health. If you are interested in serving on the BHAC, please complete and return the membership application. The background check process will be initiated by Region V following successful application. Final selection of applicants to serve on the BHAC is determined by RGB. If you should have questions, please contact Amanda Tyerman-Harper at 402-441-4354 or

Nomination for BHAC Membership Protocol
Membership Application (Fillable) or
Membership Application (Word)

Current Membership:

Laura Osborne (Chair)
Jill Kuzelka (Vice Chair)
Christine Cooney (Member at Large)
Greg Janak (Member at Large)
Gale Pohlmann (RGB Representative)
Irene Duncan
Karen Helmberger
Corrine Jarecke
Corrie Kielty
Stephanie Knight
Rebecca Menders
Lucinda Mesteth
Barbara Murphy
Darla Winslow