Gail P. Hutchings, MPA

(Behavioral Health Policy Collaborative, LLC)

 
Professional Discipline:
• Mental Health Policy
Special Qualifications:
• Masters Degree in Public Administration
• Multiple Publications/Presentations on various aspects of mental health systems transformation
• President’s New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, Alternate Commissioner and senior content editor of final report
JC Experience:
• 2007: Under contract to the Illinois Division of Mental Health, led a team of clinician experts to provide mock survey and technical assistance to all 9 public psychiatric hospitals in the State. Also provided a set of state-level recommendations for systems improvements.
CMS Experience:
• See above
Hospital Experience:
• 9/97 – 9/00  Deputy Executive Director. National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA.
• 4/95 – 9/97  Associate Director of Technical Assistance. National Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, Alexandria, VA.
Community Experience:
• 12/07 – Pres Appointed to SAMHSA Advisory Committee for Women’s Services
• 7/03 – 7/05 Chief of Staff. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
• 8/02 – 7/03  Director (acting), Center for Mental Health Services. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD
• 1986 – 1990 Grant Program Monitor, New York State Crime Victims Board, Albany, NY.
• 1986 – 1990 Promotions from Program Research Specialist and Crime Victims Compensation Claims Examiner
• 1/92 – 4/95  Associate Director, National Resource Center on Homelessness and Mental Illness, Policy Research Associates, Inc.
Consulting Interests:
• Mental Health Policy
For Customer Contact:
703.566.1177
ghutchings@behavioralhealthpolicy.com
 
Misc:
• Home State: VA
• CV Available Upon Request