Council Members

Council Members as of August 2018:


  • Dr. Kathy Sheppard-Jones, University of Kentucky
  • Dr. Gregory Barnes, University of Louisville


  • Myra Melton, Department for Juvenile Justice
  • Vacant, Department for Community Based Services
  • Tal Curry, Office of Autism
  • Sherri Brothers, ARC of Kentucky
  • Anna Whites, Citizen-at-Large
  • Dr. Allen Brenzel, Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
  • Dr. Scott Tomchek, University of Louisville Weisskopf Child Evaluation Center
  • Melanie Tyner-Wilson, Citizen-at-Large
  • Vacant, Educational Professional Standards Board
  • Lucy Heskins, Department of Public Protection
  • Dr. Gail Williams, Pediatrician, University of Louisville
  • Dr. Larry Taylor, Kentucky Autism Training Center
  • Dr. Jonathan Campbell, University of Kentucky
  • Jeffery Coles,  Kentucky Department of Education
  • Vacant, Department for Public Health
  • Lori Gresham, Department for Medicaid Services
  • Spenser Clark, Self-Advocate
  • Brittany Granville, Self-Advocate
  • Vacant, Parent or Youth Representative from Commonwealth Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Mary Lloyd Moore, Citizen-at-Large
  • Dana Emmitt-Hall, Citizen-at-Large
  • Paula Goff, Department for Public Health, First Steps
  • Becky Cabe, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Executive Director, Office for Children with Special Health Care Needs

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