Meet Our Leadership Team

Richard Lee – Ph.D., LP

Executive Director

Dr. Lee joined CMMHC as its Executive Director in February 2016. A native of the Twin Cities, Dr. Lee earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – River Falls, and was granted his Masters and Doctoral degrees in Clinical Psychology from Bowling Green State University.  He has provided clinical services in a variety of settings over his career.  Prior to joining CMMHC, he was a staff psychologist for several years for another community mental health center before becoming its Clinical Director for 13 years, and then was its CEO his last six(6) years there.

Beth Rhoads
Director of Health Integration
Brieene Frantesl
Director of Human Resources
Danielle Brant
Director of Chemical Health Services
Joy Shamla
Director of Compliance
Kelly Doss
Director of Development
Keven Kiloran
Director of Finance
Robin Matushin
Director of Operations
Shannon Link
Director of Crisis Services
Steven Loos
PsyD, LP
Director of Outpatient Mental Health
Tracy Hinz
Director of Rehabilitative Services

Board of Directors

  • Chair
  • Corey Pieper, Ph.D.
  • Vice Chair
  • Lisa Fobbe
  • Secretary
  • Lori Long
  • Treasurer
  • Steve Bresnahan

Board Members

  • Dave Bentrud
  • Mary Pfohl, Ph.D.
  • Jolene Foss
  • Troy Heck
  • Mark Sizer
  • Tama Theis
  • Habso Mohamud
  • Joshua Seesz
  • Hamdia Mohamed
  • Peter Olweny

Citizens Advisory Council

Do you have an interest in Minnesota’s mental health system? Want to have a voice about the services at CMMHC? Join our Citizens Advisory Council. The purpose of the council is to bring a diverse group of individuals together to learn about the practices and policies at CMMHC and provide input and recommendations to our Board of Directors regarding how consumers are affected by the services. The Council’s goal is to make sure services provided at CMMHC promote safety, trust, choice, collaboration, and empowerment for all. Email for any questions, and to apply. We look forward to speaking with you.

CMMHC is an Award Winning Organization!

  • 2019 NAMI – MN Criminal Justice Award
(CMMHC, CentraCare Health, St. Cloud Police Department,
Stearns County Health & Human Services)
  • 2019 Greater St. Cloud Development Corporation Innovation Award
(CMMHC, CentraCare Health, St. Cloud Police Department,
Stearns County Health & Human Services)
  • 2019 County Achievement Award
(Stearns County Mental Health Steering Committee)
  •  2019 Sartell Chamber of Commerce Large Business of the Year


  • 2018 Health Partners Innovation Award
  • 2018 Minnesota Social Service Association: Community Collaboration Award
  • 2018 Statewide Collaboration Award (CMMHC & IPS)
  • 2018 County Achievement Award (CMMHC & IPS)