Advisory Board

It Takes a Village to Change the World

Thanks to these dedicated people for supporting our mission by providing ongoing advice, feedback, and decades of combined experience.

  • Mirian Ofonedu, Ph.D, LCSW-C, Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities
  • Frank Vaca, Self-Advocate
  • Robin Troutman, Deputy Director, NACDD
  • Mary Hyer Schacht, Monadnock Developmental Services
  • Karen Loeffler, MSped, BCBA
  • Brian Schreifels, Self-Advocate, Regional Trainer and Educator
  • Kirstin Hall, MS, BCBA, Touchstone Educational Consultants – San Diego
  • Elizabeth Sola, MA
  • Cathy Haarstad, MS, North Dakota Center for Persons with Disabilities
  • Oscar Hughes, M.Ed doctoral student at Boston University
  • Cliff Green III, MS, The ARC Jacksonville, FL
  • Melanie Johnson, MA/SLP/CAS, BRITE Success, LLC
  • Becky Reitzes, MA
  • Laura H. Pace, M.S., LMT, All Ability Wellness, LLC
  • Amy Brooks M.Ed, Self Advocate
  • Wanda Douglas, CSPS
  • Dana Lloyd, Georgia Advocacy Office
  • Telmeko Ransome
  • Rachel Kaplan, MPH
  • Katie Chandler, LCSW
  • Rachel Schwartz, PhD BCBA-D The Watson Institute
  • Leigh Ann McKingsley, MSSW, MPA, The ARC’s National Center on Justice and Disability
  • Uzama Price, Ed. D., NADD-DDS, BCBA
  • Tamica Foots – Rachal
  • Pauline Bosma, Rainbow Program Coordinator; Rainbow Support Group, Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong

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