Committees

Committees

Providers Council Executive, Board, and Committee leadership analyze the potential impact of proposed system changes on provider members and the people we support.  The North Carolina Providers Council contracts with The Policy Group and Maynard and Associates for lobbying activities at the General Assembly.  One means of effectively identifying and articulating policy priorities is to convene member committees throughout the year.  The committees – Regulatory and Business Practices, Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and Operational Data Strategies – meet monthly or bi-monthly and are chaired by NC Providers Council Board members.   Committee members represent diverse provider agencies, geographic regions, and LME/MCO catchment areas across the State.  They therefore have valuable insight to raise key issues for potential action that committee Chairs can forward to the full Board for consideration.  The association may then take issues forward to LME/MCO management or NC DHHS officials for constructive discussion and resolution.  You can see why membership in the NC Providers Council and Committee participation is essential!

View the 2022 Meeting Schedule HERE

All committee meetings are held via videoconference with a dial-in option.  The Standing Committees are:

  • IDD Committee (meetings include a guest NC Medicaid representative)
    • Meets bi-monthly
    • Chaired by Ex-Officio Christopher White of Lifespan Services and 2022 Board Member Richard Anderson of Horizons Residential Care Center
    • To recommend a topic for the next I/DD Committee meeting, click HERE.
  • MH / SUD Committee (meetings may include a guest NC Medicaid or Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, DHHS representative)
    • Meets bi-monthly
    • Chaired by 2022 Board member Sara Huffman of RHA
    • To recommend a topic for the next MH / SUD Committee meeting, click HERE.
  • Regulatory / Business Practices Committee (meetings include the Network Council Chair Laurie Urland of Skill Creations, a guest representative from the Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services, DHHS and a guest representative from the Division of Health Benefits, DHHS)
    • Meets monthly with some exceptions
    • Co-Chaired by 2022 Board Vice President Devon Cornett of Abound Health and Past President Laurie Urland of Skill Creations
    • To recommend a topic for the next Regulatory / Business Practices Committee meeting, click HERE.
  • Operational Data Strategies Committee 
    • Meets bi-monthly
    • Chaired by 2022 Board member Vanessa Ervin of Carobell
    • To recommend a topic for the next Operational / Data Strategies Committee meeting, click HERE.

To join a member committee please email sarah.pfau@ncproviderscouncil.org or carson.stanley@ncproviderscouncil.org.