We are currently seeking qualified applicants to join the board of trustees. Interested applicants, can submit their resume to Valette Keller. Deadline is 4:00pm on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. To see the full announcement click on the link, trustee-recruitment-2016. Click on headline to read more.
A major transition occurred today at the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority as Jeff Jessee, longtime chief executive officer for the Trust transitioned to a new role at the Trust in advance of his planned retirement within the next three years. Jeff has served as the CEO of the Trust for the last 21 years, [ Read more ]
Trust Land Office and Mental Health Trust Authority will host community meetings to engage with the residents of Petersburg, Saxman and Ketchikan. At the meetings, community members will have the opportunity to hear from and speak with representatives from both offices and ask questions. Information will be shared on the: • Status of the land [ Read more ]
The Trust awards mini grants with an annual limit of one application of up to $2,500 per beneficiary depending upon need. Mini grants are only awarded to an agency on behalf of an individual. To learn more and/or to apply, click here.
On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, the board of trustees concurred to offer two potential sites for timber sales after January 15, 2017. The two sites are located near Petersburg and Ketchikan. These sites are currently part of a land exchange the Trust is currently pursuing through legislation, Senate bill 3006, also known as the Alaska [ Read more ]
As of July 1, 2016, the Trust will begin to transition the administrative duties of the developmental disabilities (DD) mini grant program. During this transition, it is important to note that applications will not be accepted during July and August 2016. Starting in September, the application process will be web-based. The Trust looks forward to [ Read more ]
At a special board meeting held on March 16, 2016, the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority board of trustees approved spending nearly $10 million for implementation of Medicaid reform and redesign, including $3.9 million for FY17. Funds will be used to assist the Department of Health and Social Services achieve the goals outlined in SB74. [ Read more ]
Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority grants $800,000 to community partners The grants range from small one-time projects to larger strategic initiatives.
Expanding Medicaid will fill critical gaps in access to health and mental health care and pave the way to recovery for thousands of Alaskans. The Trust is passionate about Medicaid because our mission is the mental well-being of all Alaskans. We know that expanding Medicaid is the most important step toward building a stronger healthcare [ Read more ]
Each year in our state, more than 120 children are diagnosed with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD), the highest rate of cases per capita in the U.S. This number is likely much higher due to the broad scale of FASD effects and presentation, which can delay diagnosis. Methods for diagnosis are still being developed, [ Read more ]