North Bay Autism Regional Taskforce Members



Eric Andersen

Autism Services Foundation

Andy Anderson

Travis Credit Union – Autism Education Advocate

Donna Arbios


John Aycock

Vacaville Unified School District, Superintendent

Andrew Bailey


Zoee Bartholomew

ZMB Consulting & Behavior Management

Laura Briggin

United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, Director, Cypress School

LisaAnn Carbone

Dungarvin, Program Director

Yvette Crespo

Kaiser Permanente, Director, RS Operations

Louis Chiofalo

Solano Diversified Services, Executive Director

Nancy Cook

TACA, Co-Coordinator (Parent)

Heather Cornelison

Solano FEAT (Parent)

Martha Cornejo


Michele Dernay

Partnership Health Plan Napa/Solano

Brian Dewitt


Vilma Dodd


Max & Nancy Duley

Area 4 Board (Parent)

Mary Eble

North Bay Housing Coalition, Executive Director

Ronnie Echavaria

Autism Speaks (Parent)

Karen Fessel

Autism Health Insurance Project

Kathy Graves


Bob Hamilton

North Bay Regional Center, Executive Director

Ron Hamilton

UCP of North Bay

Kelley Hanson

PACE Solano, Executive Director

Joan Harris

NBRC, Psychologist

Chris Holmes

Spectrum Center

Robert & Keri Horon

Sharing Our Autism Resources/Parents

Steve Huddleston

NorthBay Healthcare, Vice President of Public Affairs

Kristin Isaacs

Autism Hope

Jane Johnson

Child Haven, Executive Director

Gina Kramer

Child Haven, Clinical Director

Ann Kuschner

Napa County Office of Education, Desired Results Access Project

Robin LaBrie-Jackson

Autism Services Foundation

Carin Lawrence

Becoming Independent, Chief of Services

Joan Lockhart

ParentsCan, Executive Director

Steve Lohrer

Director, ASD Guidelines Project

Marsha Ludwig

Senior Director, Special Education, Solano Cty Office of Education

Pamela Madden-Krall

NBRC, Training Coordinator

Patrick Maher

NBRC, Developmental Pediatrician


Matt McAlear

 Easter Seals Bay Area,  Director of Early Intervention Services

Alicia Miller

Solano COE

Joyce Montgomery

VUSD, Transition Program, Coordinator

Sam Neustadt,

Solano COE SELPA, Assistant Superintendent

Mel Orpilla

Kaiser Permanente

Lance Parker

Sextant Consulting Services, Inc.

Linda Patterson

Sonoma COE, Director, Sp. Ed.

Bob Phillips

Area 4 Board, Executive Director

Ron Rowlett

Vacaville City Council, Parent of Autistic child and Advocate

Spence Runberg

Solano Cty Mental Health Advisory Board,

Pete Sanchez

Mayor of Suisun, Autism Advocate

Ian Schausson


Christina Sinohui


Keith Storey

Touro University, College of Education

Steve Sweet

On Our Own Inc.,
Director of Clinical Services

Nora Thompson

MATRIX, Executive Director

Sue Wakerley

Pace Solano, Chief Program Officer

Sarah Zainfeld


Angela Zamora-Castillo

Spectrum Center, Solano Campus,  Program Assistant Director


Dawn LaBar

Senator Lois Wolk,
Sr. Field Representative

Louis Vismar Sen. Daryl Steinberg, Policy Consultant
Jennifer Swenson Senator Lois Wolk,
Legislative Director

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