Contacts

QUESTIONS?

Please contact:

cit@namiwisconsin.org 
(608) 268-6000


NAMI Wisconsin CIT Advisory Committee

The Wisconsin CIT Advisory Committee was formed in October, 2016. They are a committee of Wisconsin law enforcement, mental health advocates, behavioral health specialists, and those with lived experience who promote and support the CIT&CIP Wisconsin initiative and best practices anchored within the Memphis Model. Their primary responsibilities include:

  • Implementing Wisconsin state standards to provide consistent and sustainable trainings within all CIT&CIP Wisconsin training teams. These standards include:
    • Partnerships of law enforcement, behavioral health specialists, mental health advocates, and those with lived experience/family members
    • Core element topics for CIT, CIP, and CIT for Dispatch trainings (required, recommended, and additional)
    • Local data tracking plan system
    • Sustainability within the county/community
  • Mentorship
  • Evaluation of state resources such as the CIT&CIP Wisconsin pre/post evaluation, 6 and 12 month follow up surveys, toolkits offered to new training teams, learning objective summaries, etc.

Wisconsin CIT Advisory Committee Overview

WISCONSIN CIT ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

 Katie Czys, Wood County Emergency Mental Health Program
kczys@co.wood.wi.us

Lieutenant Brent Gruber, University of Wisconsin–Madison Police Department
brent.gruber@wisc.edu

Officer Craig Klementz, City of Janesville Police Department
klementzc@ci.janesville.wi.us

Mary Madden, NAMI Waukesha County, Executive Director
mary@namiwaukesha.org

Brad Munger, Department of Human Services, Bureau of Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery
Brad.Munger@wisconsin.gov

Stephanie Pederson, Training and Standards Bureau
pedersonse@doj.state.wi.us

Sergeant Sarah Shimko, Madison Police Department’s Mental Health Unit
sshimko@cityofmadison.com

John Wallschlaeger, CIT International Board Member 2017 – 2019
jtwally@hughes.net


Wisconsin CIT Advisory Committee Application

Mission Statement:

A committee of Wisconsin law enforcement, mental health advocates, behavioral health specialists, and those with lived experience from across the state who promote and support the CIT&CIP Wisconsin initiative and best practices anchored within the Memphis Model.

Terms of committee membership/expectations:

  • Exact membership term parameters are still to be determined
  • Active members are required to:
    • Attend meetings (at least 1 meeting per year; in-person or via call-in)
      • Frequency:
        • Frequency of meetings: a minimum of 2x per year (biannually) and a maximum of 4x per year (quarterly)
        • Meetings are preferred to be held in person with a call-in option available
      • Duration:
        • Meetings scheduled to run from 10am to 2pm (with breaks); a maximum of 4 hours total.
      • Be active in electronic communication from NAMI Wisconsin staff member (1 response per topic)
      • In short: actively contribute to moving the committee’s mission forward
      • If a member is NOT able to meet these expectations, his/her membership will be re-assessed

 

Wisconsin CIT Advisory Committee Application