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Council Members

Council Meeting May 2015Council members are responsible to carry out the provisions of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act) and make sure that the Council is a member-driven, effective, efficient, accountable organization. Serving up to two four-year terms, the 40-member Council represents all of North Carolina. Membership is composed with 60 percent of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD) or family members, and the remainder with representatives from state agencies, nonprofit and professional organizations. The Council guides all initiatives and contracts.

NCCDD, a 40-member body appointed by the Governor, is made up of:

  • People with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD)
  • Family members
  • Representatives of State agencies
  • State legislators
  • Representatives from Disability Rights NC and the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities (CIDD)
  • Provider and Local Management Entities/Managed Care Organization representatives

Current Council Members (alphabetically):

Carrie Ambrose photo

 

Caroline “Carrie" Ambrose
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Karen Armstrong photo

 

Karen Armstrong

Public at Large (Other)



Amanda Bergen photo

 

Amanda N. Bergen, NCCDD Committee Chair
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability



Wayne Black

 

Wayne Black, Director, Division of Social Services
(Alt: Jack Rogers)

Representative of the State Developmental Disabilities Authority (DHHS/DSS)


Wendy Boyd photo

 

Wendy Boyd
Parent of a Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Adonis Brown photo

 

Adonis Brown

Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Lisa Byrd photo

 

Lisa Byrd
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Eric Chavis photo

 

Eric Chavis
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Anna Cunningham photo

 

Anna R. Cunningham, NCCDD Secretary
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

Brian Dooley photo

 

Brian Dooley
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Christina Carter photo

 

Christina Dupuch
(Alt: Andrea Misenheimer)
Representative of Non-Profit group concerned w/ services to Persons with I/DD

 

Kerri Eaker photo

 

Kerri Bennett Eaker, NCCDD Committee Chair
Parent of a Person Living in, or Having Lived in, an Institution with a Developmental Disability

 

Mary Edwards photo

 

Mary Edwards, Consumer Affairs Program Manager, Division of Aging and Adult Services
(Alt: Joseph Breen)
Representative of the NC Division of Aging = Older Americans Act

 

Myron Michelle Gavin

 

Myron Michelle Gavin
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

joshua gettinger

 

Dr. Joshua Gettinger
Parent of a Person with a Developmental Disability

 

michael groves

 

David Michael Groves

Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Jason Faircloth photo

 

Jason Faircloth
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Katie Holler photo

 

Kathleen “Katie" Holler

Parent of a Person with a Developmental Disability

 

William Hussey

 

William Hussey, Director, Exceptional Children Program, Dept. Public Instruction
(Alt: Dreama McCoy)
Representative of the NC Dept. of Public Instruction


rep verla insko

 

Rep. Verla Insko

Representative of the NC House of Representatives

 

Kelly Kimple

 

Dr. Kelly Kimple, Chief
, Women's and Children's Health
(Alt: Danielle Matula)
Representative of Women’s and Children’s Health (DHHS)

 

Wing NG MD2

 

Wing K. Ng
, NCCDD Vice Chair
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

Desiree Peterson photo

 

Desiree Peterson
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

joseph piven

 

Dr. Joseph Piven
, Carolina Institute on Developmental Disabilities
University Center on Excellence (UCEDD)

 

Cheryl Powell photo

 

Cheryl L. Powell

Person with a Developmental Disability

 

i azell reeves

 

I. Azell Reeves
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

dave richard

 

Dave Richard, Deputy Sec. of Department of Health and Human Services

Representative of the Designated State Agency (DHHS)

 

Clare Shocket photo

 

Clare Shocket
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 

nessie pruden siler

 

Nessie Pruden Siler, NCCDD Committee Chair
Person with a Developmental Disability

 

Vicki Smith photo

 

Vicki Smith, 
Executive Director, Disability Rights NC (P&A)
Representative of the State Protection and Advocacy Agency-Disability Rights NC (DRNC)

 

Jim Swain photo

 

Jim Swain, DHHS Division of Vocational Rehabilitation
(Alt: Gina Price)

Representative of the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DHHS)

 

Dr Peggy Terhune photo

 

Dr. Peggy Terhune
, CEO, Monarch
Local Non Governmental Agency

 

Sandra Terrell

 

Sandy Terrell, Director of Clinical Services, Division of Medical Assistance
(Alt: Deb Goda)
Representative of the Division of Medical Assistance (DHHS)

 

Dr-Jason-Vogler


Dr. Jason Vogler
, Interim Director, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services (MHDDSAS)
(Alt: Mya Lewis)
Representative of the State Developmental Disabilities Authority (DHHS)

Paula Woodhouse photo

 

Paula J. Woodhouse,
Deputy Director, Office of State Human Resources
Parent of a Child with a Developmental Disability

 


Kelly Woodall
(not pictured)
Person with a Developmental Disability

VACANT
(Alt: Larry Huggins)
State Government Agency Department of Public Safety

VACANT

Representative of the NC Senate

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