Members & Leadership

 
National Training Directors Council (NTDC)

Zaccheus Ahonle, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Karen Applequist, PhD
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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Felicia Arce, M.Ed
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Katie Arnold, MS
Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Maria Mercedes Avila, PhD
Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, LEND
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Shelly Baer, MSW, LCSW
Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Ellen Bannister, M.A.
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Fred Biasini, Ph.D.
Civitan International Research Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Ann Bingham, Ph.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Tracy Boehm, MPH
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Anne Bradford Harris, PhD, MPH, RD
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Matthew Braun, MA, CCC-SLP
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Karen Brown, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Beth Bruton, RN, MS, CPNP
Institute for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Lisa Cauble, M.S.W.
Center for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Gail Chödrön, PhD
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Gay Clement-Atkinson, Ph.D.
Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND
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Carrie Coffield, PhD
The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Leslie Cohen, JD
Sonoran UCEDD
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Molly Cole
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Kay Conklin, MSW
University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND
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Kristen Connolly, MSW
Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Costanza-Smith, Ph.D.
Oregon Institute on Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Alan Coulter, PhD
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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W. Alan Coulter, PhD
Louisiana State University Human Development Center - New Orleans, UCEDD/LEND
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Carol Curtin, MSW, PHD
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Ann Cutler, MD
Institute on Disability & Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Melissa Dadmun, M.Ed.
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Lisa Daugherty, MSW
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Zach DeBerry, MS, RD, LDN, CDE
Boling Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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David Deere, MSW, MTh
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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David Deere, MSW, MTh
Partners for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD/LEND
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Susan Dell, PhD
The Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Karen Edwards, M.D., M.P.H
Westchester Institute for Human Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Karen Edwards, MD, MPH
University of Cincinnati UCE, UCEDD/LEND
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Elaine Eisenbaum, PhD, MSW
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD
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Elaine Eisenbaum, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Debra Eisert, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Kathryn Ellerbeck, MD, MPH, FAAP
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Kellie Ellerbusch, BLA
Munroe-Meyer Institute of Genetics & Rehabilitation, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Alice Favro, M.A., CCC-SLP
Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, LEND
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Celia Feinstein, MA
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Celia Feinstein, MA
Institute on Disabilities, UCEDD
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Teresita Fejarang, M.Ed.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Richard Ferrante, Ph.D.
Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND
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Jolenea Ferro, Ph.D.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Nieves Flores, Ph.D.
Guam Center for Excellence in Disabilities Education, UCEDD
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Brian Freedman, PhD
Center for Disabilities Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Gabriela Freyre-Calish, MSW
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Donna Gilles, EdD
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Pam Grau, BS
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Yegin Habtes, Ph.D
Virgin Islands UCE, UCEDD
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Marilyn Hammond, PhD
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Robin Hansen, MD
University of California at Davis, DBP
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Robin Hansen, MD
UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Canyon Hardesty, MS
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Mark Harniss, PhD
Center on Human Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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Sandra Heimerl, PT, DPT, MS
Center for Development & Disability, UCEDD/LEND
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David Helm, PhD
Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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David Helm, PhD
Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Hewitt, PhD Social Work; MSW
Institute on Community Integration, UCEDD/LEND
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Judith Holt, PhD Special Education
Center for Persons with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Lenore Holte, PhD
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Jessica Howell, M.P.H.
Center for Leadership in Disability at Georgia State University, UCEDD/LEND
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Betsy P. Humphreys, Ph.D
New Hampshire LEND Program
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Elizabeth (Betsy) Humphreys, PhD
Institute on Disability, UCEDD
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Dina Johnson, MA
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Lisa Knight, MS
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Michelle Kobus, M.Ed.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Alice Kuo, MD, PhD
UC-LEND
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Diane Larzelere, BA
UC Davis at the MIND Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Elizabeth A. Laugeson, Psy.D.
Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD
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Patricia LaVesser, PhD, OTR
JFK Partners/University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Carol Britton Laws, PhD, MSW
Institute on Human Development and Disability, UCEDD
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Evon Batey Lee, PhD
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Cristina Leon
Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Toby Long, PhD.
Georgetown University Center for Child & Human Development, UCEDD
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Kathryn Loukas, OTD, MS, OTR/L, FAOTA
The Maine LEND Program
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Tafaimamao Mamea
PB- Pacific Basin Program (AS & CNMI), UCEDD
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Jean Mankowski, Ph.D.
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Micah Mazurek, PhD
University of Missouri, UCEDD/LEND
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Eileen McGrath, PhD
The University of Arizona, LEND
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Eileen McGrath, PhD
The University of Arizona, LEND
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Eileen R. McGrath, Ph.D.
Institute for Human Development, UCEDD
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Kerry Morse
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Sarah O'Kelley, PH.D. Clinical Psychology
Civitan International Research Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Priscilla Osborne, MS, PT, PCS
Institute for Community Inclusion/Boston Children's Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Vicki Pappas, PhD
Indiana Institute on Disability and Community, UCEDD
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Megan Peters, PT, D.Sc., PCS
Center for Learning and Leadership, UCEDD/LEND
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Pamela Potemri, Ed.D.
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Marie-Chiristine Potvin, PhD, OTR
Center on Disability & Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Patricia Prelock, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Vermont Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, LEND
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Paula Rabidoux, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Olivia Raynor, Ph.D.
Tarjan Center UCLA, UCEDD
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R. Matthew Reese, Ph.D.
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Tyler Reimschisel, MD, MHPE
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Louann Rinner, MSEd, OTR/L
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Leslie Rios, M.Ed.
Center on Disabilities and Human Development, UCEDD
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Rylin Rodgers, BA
Riley Child Development Center - Indiana University, LEND
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Sandra Root-Elledge, M.A.
Wyoming Institute for Disabilities, UCEDD
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Angela Rosenberg, Ph.D
Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Susan Russell, M.S.
The University of Maine, Center for Community Inclusion, UCEDD
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Erika Ryst, M.D.
Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Michelle Schladant, Ph.D.
Mailman Center for Child Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Jessica Schuttler, PhD
Schiefelbusch Institute for Life Span Studies, UCEDD/LEND
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Bruce Shapiro, MD
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND
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Amy Sharp, PhD
Texas Center for Disability Studies, UCEDD
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Kathy Sheppard-Jones, PhD
Interdisciplinary Human Development Institute, UCEDD
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Judith Silver, PhD
Children's Seashore House/ Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, LEND
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Sandra Sosa, EdD
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Jane Squires, PhD
Center on Human Development, UCEDD
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Krysti Standley
University of Montana Rural Institute, UCEDD
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Laura Stough, Ph.D.
Center on Disability and Development, UCEDD
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Christine Sullivan, PhD
A. J. Pappanikou Center for Developmental Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Kimmie Tang, Ed.D.
LoneStar, LEND
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Susan Thomas, M.Ed.
Florida Center for Inclusive Communities, UCEDD
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Charlene Trovato, PhD
UCLID Center, LEND
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Meghan Trowbridge, MSW
Center for Disability Resources, UCEDD/LEND
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Linda Tuchman-Ginsberg, Ph.D.
Waisman Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Theresa Urbano, PhD, MPH, RN
Vanderbilt University, UCEDD/LEND
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Stephan Viehweg, MSW
Riley Child Development Center - Indiana University, LEND
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Kelly Von Lehmden, BBA
Center for Disabilities and Development, UCEDD/LEND
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Tracy White, MA, BSN, RN
Partnership for People with Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Diane Williams, MSW
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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Andrea Witwer, PhD
The Nisonger Center, UCEDD/LEND
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Patrice Yasuda, PhD
USC, Childrens Hospital, UCEDD/LEND
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Mary Ellen Zeppuhar, Ed.D.
Center for Excellence in Disabilities, UCEDD/LEND
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COUNCIL LEADERSHIP

Chair

Karen Harris Brown, PhD, CCC-SLP
VI, Virgin Islands UCEDD (University of the Virgin Islands)

 

Vice Chair

Eileen McGrath, PhD
AZ, Arizona LEND (University of Arizona)

 

Secretary

Andrea Witwer, PhD
OH, Nisonger Center LEND / UCEDD (The Ohio State University)