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April 2015 LHRC Minutes

April 16, 2015 | 1:00 PM | 502 Old Lynchburg Rd


LHRC Board Members in attendance:

John Shepherd

Eddie Banks


Advocates in attendance:

Tanieka Goldman, Regional Human Rights Advocate


Affiliates in attendance:

Joann Murphy, Region Ten CSB

Sheri Gauthier, Region Ten CSB

Rondalyn Palmer, Fair Winds

Thomas Peaden, Lutheran Family Services of Va.

Erin McKowan, Family Preservation Services

Amy Haynes, Family Preservation Services

Dianne Proctor, Creative Family Solutions/Rescare

James Hart, Region Ten

Lindsay Jackson, Wall Residences

Leela Lipscombe, CAVA

Lawrence Woodson, Family & Adolescent Services

Kelly Greer, National Counseling Group

Corey Scott, Virginia Institute of Autism

Tammy Johnston, Elk Hill

Laura Easter, Elk Hill

Tess Shipe, Behavioral Heath & Wellness

Melissa Dagitz, Little Keswick School

Meeting Minutes

Items covered during the meeting:

  • There was no quorum at today’s meeting, so recommendations for approval were made and will be approved at the next meeting.
  • Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m.
  • Everyone in the room introduced him/herself for the record.
  • Minutes for January, 2015 meeting were recommended for approval.


  • Human Rights Advocates Report-  

 Taneika Goldman -

-May is Mental Health month.  Several events will be occurring and will be posted on the Department’s website.

- All CHRIS requests now go to Angela Harrison.

- All providers need to be recruiting for LHRC committee members.   

       Comments from Affiliates- None noted.

  • Annual Reports from Affiliated Providers – Not in attendance was VABODE, this will be carried over to the July meeting.  Family and Adolescent Services, Envision Solutions, Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, VIA, National Counseling Group and Little Keswick School presented their report.    
  • Quarterly Reports – The following reports were not received, Blue Ridge First Step, ARS Pantops Clinic, Meridian House,  REACH, Arc of the Piedmont, Empowering Families Program and VABODE.


  • Region Ten – Requested approval for 3 protective restraints – recommended to be approved for 1 year.
  • Wall Residences – Notification of change of address for sponsored provider (550 Tisdale Road – Louisa, VA) and request renewal of protective restraint.  Recommended for approval. 
  • Elk Hill – Request for affiliation was recommended for approval.
  • National Counseling Group – Notification to add a TDT Summer Program was given.
  • Behavioral Health & Wellness Center – Request for affiliation was recommended for approval.   



The LHRC Meeting was adjourned.

The next meeting will be held on Thursday, July 16, 2015


We would like to thank everyone that attended this meeting and those who presented during the meeting. Please remember that everyone is invited to attend each LHRC Meeting held.