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Council Meeting May 2015 The members of the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities 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, and 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 or 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 or other developmental disabilities (I/DD)
  • Parent/Family member/Guardian
  • 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):

Alamance Alexander Alleghany Anson Ashe Avery Beaufort Bertie Bladen Brunswick Buncombe Burke Cabarrus Caldwell Camden Carteret Caswell Catawba Chatham Cherokee Chowan Clay Cleveland Columbus Craven Cumberland Currituck Dare Davidson Davie Duplin Durham Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin Gaston Gates Graham Granville Greene Guilford Halifax Harnett Haywood Henderson Hertford Hoke Hyde Iredell Jackson Johnston Jones Lee Lenoir Lincoln McDowell Macon Madison Martin Mecklenburg Mitchell Montgomery Moore Nash NewHanover Northampton Onslow Orange Pamlico Pasquotank Pender Perquimans Person Pitt Polk Randolph Richmond Robeson Rockingham Rowan Rutherford Sampson Scotland Stanly Stokes Surry Swain Transylvania Tyrrell Union Vance Wake Warren Washington Watauga Wayne Wilkes Wilson Yadkin Yancey
 

Want to reach out your local NCCDD Council Member? Email us at info@nccdd.org

 

BUNCOMBE

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Christina Dupuch
Representative of Non-Profit group concerned w/services to persons with I/DD

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Dr. Joshua Gettinger
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

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Kerri Bennett Eaker
Parent of a Person with I/DD residing in or previously resided in an institution

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Parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

CRAVEN

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Brendon Hildreth
Person with I/DD

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Myron Michelle Gavin
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

DARE

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Nessie Pruden Siler
Person with I/DD

 

DAVIDSON

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William Miller
Person with I/DD

 

EDGECOMBE

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Katherine Boeck
Person with I/DD

 

GUILFORD

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Bryan Dooley
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

Daniel Smith
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

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Eric Chavis
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

MECKLENBURG

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Amanda N. Bergen
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

NEW HANOVER

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Cheryl L. Powell
Person with I/DD

 

ORANGE

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Dr. Gary N. Junker
Director of Behavioral Health. Dept. of Public Safety-Division of Adult Correction & Juvenile Justice. State Government Agency Department of Correction

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Dr. Joseph Piven
University Center on Excellence (CIDD)

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Rep. Verla Insko
Representative of the NC House of Representatives

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Senator Valerie Foushee
Representative of the NC Senate 

PITT

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Kathleen Holler
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

ROBESON

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Kristy L. Locklear

Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

SAMPSON

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Jason Faircloth
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

 

STANLY


Dawn H. Allen
Public at Large

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Dr. Peggy Terhune

Local Non-Governmental Agency, CEO Monarch

 

WAKE

Alex McArthur
Alexandra "Alex" McArthur
,Chairperson
Person with I/DD

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Anna R. Cunningham
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

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Dave Richard
Deputy Sec. of DHHS. Representative of the Designated State Agency (DHHS)

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Dr. Kelly Kimple
Representative of Women's and Children's Health (DHHS) A8=SSA/Title V

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Kelly Woodall

Person with I/DD

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Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

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Mary Edwards
Representative of the NC Division of Aging A3=Older Americans Act

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NaKima Clark
Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD

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Sandy Terrell

Director of Clinical Services. Representative of the Division of Medical Assistance (DHHS) A4=SSA/Title XIX

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Virginia Knowlton Marcus
Executive Director Disability Rights NC. Representative of the State Protection and Advocacy Agency-(DRNC)

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Wing K. Ng
Parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD


WATAUGA

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Allison S. Dodson

Person with I/DD or parent/guardian of a child with I/DD or immediate relative/guardian of adult with I/DD


WAYNE

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Aldea LaParr
Person with I/DD

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North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities
3125 Poplarwood Court
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