The Arc, Self-Advocate Leaders Appointed to Task Force for Assessment of Services & Supports for People with Intellectual & Other Developmental Disabilities

Governor Holcomb has appointed members to the Task Force for Assessment of Services & Supports for People with Intellectual & Other Developmental Disabilities, chaired by Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch. The first meeting will be November 20, 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM in Indianapolis. The next meeting will be in December, with meetings every other month through October 2018, at various locations around the state.

Members of the task force include:

Kim Dodson, executive director of The Arc of Indiana

Betty Williams, consumer education and training coordinator for The Arc of Indiana

Kim Milas, member of Self-Advocates of Indiana and officer of Aktion Club of Greater Boone County and the Self-Advocates of Greater Boone County

Joseph Langerak, attorney with Jackson Kelly PLLC, parent and president of The Arc of Evansville

Kathleen McAllen, senior consultant with G2 Group, parent and member of The Arc of Indiana board of directors

Jason Meyer, president and CEO of Passages, Inc., The Arc in Whitley County

Jonathan Burlison, CEO of Bridges of Indiana

Steve Cook, president and CEO of INARF

Christine Dahlberg, director of the Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities

Kylee Hope, director of the Division of Disability & Rehabilitation Services with the Family & Social Services Administration

Julie Reynolds, director of strategic initiatives with the Division of Disability & Rehabilitation Services with the Family & Social Services Administration

Judge Mary Beth Bonaventura, director of the Indiana Department of Child Services

Trent Fox, chief of staff at the Indiana State Department of Health

Kevin Moore, director of the Division of Mental Health & Addiction with the Family & Social Services Administration

Debbie Pierson, deputy director of the Division of Aging with the Family & Social Services Administration

Allison Taylor, interim Medicaid Director with the Office of Medicaid Policy & Planning with the Family & Social Services Administration

Dr. Pam Wright, director of Special Education with the Indiana Department of Education