Sacramento Autism Regional Taskforce Members

Last Name First Name Title Work Group Agency
Vismara, MD Louis Liason Senate Select Committee/Pro-Tem MIND Institute Founder, Senate Pro-Tem Consultant
Matthias John Chair SART Alliance of CA Autism Orgs-Director, Autism Speaks-Sac Advocacy Chair, Placer County SELPA-CAC Chair
Aguilar Sandy Co-Chair Early ID & Treatment OASIS (Rocklin SEPAC)- Founder
Hansen, MD Robin Co-Chair Early ID & Treatment MIND Institute-Dept. Head/Researcher/Clinician
Morrow, Ph.D. Joseph Co-Chair Early ID & Treatment Founder, ABC School
Amerine-Dickens Mila   Early ID & Treatment Founder, Central Valley Autism Project
Anderson Tony   Early ID & Treatment & Insurance Reform Executive Director- The Arc of California
Berry Kathleen    Early ID & Treatment FEAT Vice-President
Burness Maureen   Early ID & Treatment SELPA Director-Folsom Cordova School District
Corbett, Ph.D. Blythe    Early ID & Treatment MIND Institute Researcher/Clinician, SENSE Theater Co-Founder
Hernandez Maribel   Early ID & Treatment Fiesta Educativa
Huff, Ph.D. Ronald   Early ID & Treatment Alta Regional Center of California
Lewis Janelle    Early ID & Treatment Placer County SELPA CAC Vice-Chair, Eureka SD SEPAC- Founder
Whitmer, Ph.D. John   Early ID & Treatment Shasta College Professor
Wright Kristin   Early ID & Treatment Chair-CA Dept. of Education Special Education Advisory Commission
Zolmer Colleen   Early ID & Treatment Eureka School District SEPAC
Watilo Carole Co-Chair Employment Director, Progressive Employment Concepts
Wursten Vic Co-Chair Employment PRIDE Industries - Vice President- Site Operations
Barnbaum Mike    Employment & Housing PRIDE Industries- Successful employee with ASD, Mobility Advisory Council Sacramento Region- Member
Bergman Doug   Employment President/Chief Executive Officer  United Cerebral Palsy
Byrne Kristen   Employment Austism Speaks Sacramento Walk Chair
Fellmeth Nancy   Employment FEAT President, Blue Ribbon Comm Work-group member
Janke Gail   Employment Alta Regional Center- Former Board Member
Weissmann Lynne   Employment Sacramento ASIS (Asperger Syndrome Information & Support), Alliance of CA Autism Orgs-Director
Gardner Chuck Co-Chair Housing MIND Institute Founder
Jackson Lisa Co-Chair Housing ARCA - Housing
Uplinger Patti Co-Chair Housing Housing Now-Director
Barnbaum Mike    Employment & Housing PRIDE Industries- Successful employee with ASD, Mobility Advisory Council Sacramento Region- Member
Schmidt Joan   Housing Director, Creative Living Options
Spezia Julie   Housing Executive Director - Housing California
Totah Suheil   Housing Real Estate/Housing Developer
Chez, MD Michael Co-Chair Insurance Reform Author, Sutter Health and Sutter Neurosciences Institute
King Heather Co-Chair Insurance Reform Autism Community Development Project
Anderson Tony   Early ID & Treatment & Insurance Reform Executive Director- The Arc of California
Kaminski Bruce   Insurance Reform FEAT Boardmember
Pimentel Sylvia   Insurance Reform Moderator Sacremento Autism Biomed
Totah Christine   Insurance Reform MIND Institute Board Member, SENSE Theater Co-Founder
Modell, Ph.D. Scott     Professor, CSUS Autism Center of Excellence
Rollens Rick     MIND Institute Founder, Alliance of CA Autism Orgs-Consultant, ARCA Consultant/Lobbyist

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Staff