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Advisory Board


  • Provided for organizational planning and management of API Alaska Recovery Center, including its budget, mission, and strategic plan.

  • Offers guidance and direction in the development and promulgation of hospital policy and procedures.

  • Provides leadership to ensure API Alaska Recovery Center has a functional quality improvement program and appoints medical staff.

  • Oversees API’s ongoing efforts to provide the highest possible level of inpatient care.

  • Ensures that there is a process for community input and information exchange relevant to API Alaska Recovery Center’s services and operations.

  • Advocates for and supports the role API Alaska Recovery as an integral part of the full continuum of Alaska’s mental health services.


Advisory Board Meeting Calendar

Alaska Psychiatric Institute
3700 Piper Street

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm

Summer Meeting - June 13, 2014

Advisory Board Members:

Ramona Duby -- Chair - AMHB Seat  

Cathy Cooley -- Vice Chair - Consumer Seat
Paul Cornils – Non-Profit/Consumer Seat
Kathy Trawver - DLC Seat      
Craig Williamson - ABHA Seat
Barbara Franks - ANTHC Seat
Joan E. Strutz-Ozan - Rural Seat
Cathy Kincaid - Consumer Seat
Vacant - Youth Seat
Vacant - Consumer Seat
Vacant - Consumer Seat
Albert Wall -- DBH Director - Ex-Officio
Melissa E. Ring -- API CEO - Ex-Officieo
Jenny Love, MD -- API MD - Ex-Officio