Sandra M. Lindsey is chief executive officer of the Saginaw County Community Mental Health Authority. For more than 30 years, she has worked with, or on behalf of, persons with behavioral health disorders, those with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in Michigan’s public community mental health system.

Prior to her current role, Lindsey served as executive director of the Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority. She was also co-founder, and served as executive director, of Training and Treatment Innovation, Inc., a not-for-profit agency that provides clinical and support services to disabled persons in Southeast Michigan Counties.

Lindsey is currently serving her second terms on the Governor’s Task Force on Children’s Justice. She served three terms as a member of the Governor’s Task Force on Abuse and Neglect and chairs the Saginaw County Community Corrections Advisory Board. She is an active member of the Community Mental Health Association of Michigan and chairs the state wide CMH/PIHP Director’s Forum. She was a co-founder of Alignment Saginaw, the state-recognized community collaboration for Saginaw County.

Lindsey earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from Wayne State University and her master’s degree in social work from the University of Michigan. In her spare time, she enjoys travel, gardening, cooking, golf, reading and interior design. Lindsey has been married for 26 years to Rod Mugridge, a retired psychologist.