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.
Gary J. 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: garyjparkerkansascacorg (garyjparkerkansascacorg)
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:
PO Box 171856
Kansas City, KS 66117Phone: 913-787-3507
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.
CAC Office – 238 N Main
Wichita, KS 670202Cell Phone: (316) 312-3479 Office Phone: (316) 978-6498
Leadership for Empowerment Coordinator
2103 Washington, Apt. B
Great Bend, KS 67530Cell Phone: 620-639-1258 Wichita Office: 316-978-6498