OMH Seeks Members for Statewide Multicultural Advisory
Committee (SMAC) – Applications Due July 1

April 22, 2021

Heads up!

New York State Office of Mental Health
Statewide Multicultural Advisory Committee (SMAC) 

Membership Application
(Applications Due – July 1, 2021)

Since 1989 OMH has made use of the valuable input of the SMAC, a 25-member advisory committee whose membership includes consumers of mental health services, experts in the field, policy makers, and researchers. Members advise the Commissioner and OMH on policy, programs, procedures, and activities addressing disparities in access, quality, and outcomes for members of historically underserved, disadvantaged, and marginalized populations.

To apply for membership, please complete the following three steps:

1. Provide a signed and dated cover letter that includes the following information:
Telephone Number
Email Address
Language(s) Spoken

2. Include a 1-page response answering the following question: “Why do you want to be a member of the NYS OMH Statewide Multicultural Advisory Committee?”

3. Include a current resume containing information relevant to the selection process.

The completion of these steps will constitute your application for membership to the Statewide Multicultural Advisory Committee. Once all applications are reviewed, recommendations will be made to the New York State Commissioner of Mental Health.   You will be contacted regarding your application status once the membership selection has been completed.

Please send the information requested above to<> no later than July 1, 2021.

Sent by: 
Matthew Canuteson
Pronouns: He, Him, His
Diversity and Inclusion Officer
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
New York State Office of Mental Health
44 Holland Ave 2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12229