Staff

 

The Kansas CAC Staff are always willing to serve. Feel free to contact our staff using the information on this page or by using the contact form on the “Contact Us” page.

Executive Director
Gary J. Parker

Gary Parker

Gary lives in Colby, Kansas. A former music teacher, Gary got involved with advocacy, due to his own illnesses dealing with major depression and hospitalizations. Gary spends his time travelling all across the state of Kansas and the country, being a vocal voice for adult consumers with mental illnesses. Gary has been with the CAC since it started in 2000. Gary serves as a mentor of the Leadership Academy and several subcommittees. Gary also serves on the Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council (GBHSPC) representing Adults with Severe and Persistent Mental Illnesses.

Contact Information:
Gary Parker
PO Box 48
Colby, KS 67701

Office: 316-978-5842    Cell: 785-432-0412
Email: garyjparkeratkansascacdotorg  (garyjparkeratkansascacdotorg)   


Assistant Director
Cherie Bledsoe

Cherie Bledsoe

Cherie lives in Kansas City, Kansas. Cherie assists our Executive Director, as well as our Leadership Academy Director. Cherie is an active voice at the local, state, and national levels. Cherie is also a member of the Governor’s Behavioral Health Services Planning Council.

Contact Information:
Cherie Bledsoe
PO Box 171856
Kansas City, KS 66117

Phone: 913-787-3507
Email: cheriebledsoedotcacatgmaildotcom


Administrative Coordinator
Melissa Patrick

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Melissa currently lives in Kiowa, Kansas with all of her furry four legged friends. Melissa works closely with all members of the staff on day to day operations as well as the Annual Recovery Conference and is the editor of the CAC newsletter.

Contact Information:
Melissa Patrick
CAC Office – 358 N Main
Wichita, KS 670202

Cell Phone: (316) 312-3479       Office Phone: (316) 978-6498
Email: melissapatrickatkansascacdotorg


 Leadership for Empowerment Coordinator
Koleen Garrison

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Koleen lives in Great Bend, Kansas. Koleen is a vital part of the organization, working closely with the Executive Director, the Board of Directors, and the Leadership Academy classes.

Contact Information:
Koleen Garrison
2103 Washington, Apt. B
Great Bend, KS 67530

Cell Phone: 620-639-1258     Wichita Office: 316-978-6498
Email: koleengarrisonatkansascacdotorg


  CRO Specialist
Holly Danley

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Bio and picture coming soon!

Contact Information:
Holly Danley
727 W. MacArthur Rd., Apt 406
Wichita, KS 67217

Cell Phone: (316) 616-4129
Email: hollydanleyatkansascacdotorg