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Senior Leadership

Executive Leadership Team for Johnson County Mental Health Center

Johnson County Mental Health Center began operation in 1962 providing outpatient services in one location. Today, mental health services are provided in five separate facilities located throughout the county. Johnson County Mental Health Center operates under the auspices of Johnson County Government and its operations are overseen by the Board of County Commissioners.  The mental health center is licensed by the State of Kansas as a Community Mental Health Center and its day to day operations are conducted by a Senior Management Team that reports to the Assistant County Manager and over seen by a 13-member Advisory Board appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

Center Management Team

  • Tim DeWeese -  Director
  • ​Susan Rome - Deputy Director
  • Tanner Fortney, Director - Operations
  • Liz Worth, Clinical Director - Adult Services
  • Janie Yannacito, Clinical Director - Children and Family Services
  • Deb Stidham, Clinical Director - Addiction Services
  • Rob MacDougall, Clinical Director - Emergency Services
  • Shana Burgess, Director - Prevention and Community Relations
  • Peggy Shear-Martin, Director - Health Integration Services
  • Olesya Kleyn, Director - Medical Services
  • Dr. Sobia Shaffie - Chief Medical Officer
  • Debbi Naster - Executive Assistant
24 Hour Emergency Services