NCCDD Council Members
Today, the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities is a 40-member, governor-appointed body and 60 percent of its members are people with developmental disabilities or family members of people with disabilities.
Additionally, the North Carolina Governor has issued an executive order for “Enhanced Disclosures from Applicants to Boards and Commissions” pdf / doc and an application form 2 pdf must be completed and sent to the Office of the Governor.
Please download member information packets for the May 2013 Council Meeting. All are in pdf format, and are viewable using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click to open, or right click and select "save target as." (for Mac, click and hold).
Additionally, councilmembers are encouraged to take our survey to give your feedback regarding the May 2013 meeting.
Caroline "Carrie" Ambrose, Wake County, NCCDD Committee Chair, Self-Advocate Kerri Bennett Eaker, Buncombe County, Parent-Advocate Crystal Bowe, M.D., Forsyth County, Parent-Advocate Sherry Bradsher, Wake County, NC Division of Social Services, Representative of DHHS Robert "Rusty" Bradstock, Guilford County, Self-Advocate Adonis Brown, Durham County, Self-Advocate Lisa Byrd, Durham County, Self-Advocate John Carbone, M.D., J.D., Wake County, NC Department of Corrections, Representative of State Government Authority Christina Carter, COO, Smoke Mountain LME, Buncombe County, Representative of NC Council of Community Programs Eric Chavis, Guilford County, Self-Advocate Anna Cunningham, Wake County, Parent-Advocate Jonathan Ellis, New Hanover County, NCCDD Vice Chair, Self-Advocate Lourdes M. Fernandez, J.D., Wake County, Parent-Advocate Wilson Finks, Orange County, Self-Advocate Crystal Lee Foreman, Wake County, NCCDD Vice Chair, Self-Advocate Deb Goda, Representative of NC Division of Medical Assistance Michael Groves, Harnett County, Self-Advocate Elizabeth Ann Harpootlian, Mecklenburg County, Self-Advocate Linda Harrington, Wake County, Representative of Vocational Rehabilitation State Rep. Verla C. Insko, Orange County,
Representative of the NC House of Representatives
Jim Jarrard, Wake, Division of MH, DD, SAS, Representative of DHHS State Sen. Ellie Kinnaird, Wake County, NC Senate Renate Macchirole, Dare County, Monarch, a human services organization, direct support professional Michael McNeill, Moore County, Self-Advocate Samuel Miller, Ph.D., Guilford County, Parent-Advocate Desiree Peterson, Wake County, Self-Advocate Joseph Piven, M.D., Orange County, University Center on Excellence (UCEDD) Randy Powell, Nash County, Self-Advocate Ron Reeve, Mecklenburg County, Chairman, NCCDD, Parent-Advocate I. Azell Reeves, Guilford County, NCCDD Committee Chair, Parent-Advocate Walter L. Ruff III, Jackson County, NCCDD Secretary/Treasurer, Parent-Advocate Kevin Ryan, Wake County, Chief of Women's and Children's Division of Public Health, Representative of Woman's and Children's Health Vicki Smith, Wake County, Disability Rights North Carolina, Representative of State Protection and Advocacy Agency Glen Stephens, Mecklenburg County, Parent-Advocate Dennis Streets, Wake County, Director of Aging, Representative of the NC Division of Aging, DHHS Mary Watson, Wake County, Execeptional Children Program, Representative of NC Department of Public Instruction Tracey Parker Willets, New Hanover County, Parent-Advocate Kelly Woodall, Wake County, Self-Advocate Aldona Wos, Wake County, Secretary of DHHS, Representative of designated state agency Vacant Position 36- Carolina Institute on Developmental Disabilities