Bay Area Autism Regional Taskforce Members

Name Title Agency
Anthony (Tony) Aguerre Employment Parent, San Mateo County Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Member
Anita Allardice Employment Co-Chair Special Education Coordinator-Fremont UnifiedSchool District
Feda Almaliti Insurance Chair Founder Kaiser Spectrum Kids, Co-Founder Autism Deserves Equal Coverage and ASD Insurance Help
Cynthia Armon   Autism Speaks Bay Area Walk Chair
Laura Bliss   GGRC - Board Chair
Scott Blow Employment San Andreas Regional Center
Lori Bond, PhD   Mosaic Family Services (Former Stanford University, MIND Institute)
Cathy Bouchard Employment Hope Services
Greg Buch EI Director PALS
Jim Burton   RCEB - Director
Joe Campbell   Executive Director Hope Services
Candi Capagrossi   Deputy Executive Director Housing Authority of Santa Clara County
Eleanor Castillo-Sumi Insurance Psychologist, Castillo Sumi Consulting
Lisa Chan-Sawin STAFF Insurance Senate Health Committee
John Christensen   Hope Services
Kristen Cooper   I Can Too! Learning Center, San Jose Office Clinical Director
Karen  Cottle   General Counsel for Adobe and Board of Housing Choices Coalition
Maria-Elena DeAnda, PhD   Developmental and Behavioral Unit, Packard Children's Hospital, Stanford ASD Parent Education Program, Spanish speaking classes
Kaui DeMarzo   GGRC - Board Member and Parent
Sara Gallagher Insurance I Can Too Learning Center - Director
John Wayne Dubois   Former ED Teach Social Silicon Valley; Linguistics Professor, UCSB
James Duran Employment CEO, Duran Human Capital Partners
Glen Elliott, MD   Psychiatrist, Children's Health Council
Kevin Epstein Insurance Parent - 17 Carriage Ct. Los Altos, CA 94022
Kathy (Kathleen) Erickson Employment parent very involved in housing
Jill Escher   Parent
Carl Feinstein, MD EI Director of Child Psychiatry, Executive Director of the Stanford Autism Ctr at Packard Children's Hospital
Heidi Feldman   Medical Director Development and Behavior Clinic - Stanford University
Gina Fiallos    
Adele Forbes   Development Director - Morgan Center
Connie Frenzel Employment ASA Bay Area, Alliance of CA Autism Organizations - Steering Committee
Sara  Gallagher, MA   I Can Too! Learning Center, Inc.; Director of HR and Development
Scott Gentner EI Autism Speaks Bay Area Walk Chair
Lisa Giovanetti   Therapeutic Specialist - Grace Community Center
Marcia Goldman   Pacific Autism Center for education
Sara Grignon Housing  Executive Director, Housing Choices Coalition
Rona Gundrum Emploment Founder Redwood Shored Parent Gorup
Joachim Hallmayer, MD   Researcher, Stanford University
Antonio Hardan, MD   Clinician and Researcher, Stanford University
Tom Heinz Employment Executive Director, East Bay Innovations
Barbara Hellesoe   Parent Advocate
Jon Hellesoe STAFF  Housing Senator Elaine Alquist's District Office
Kara Hernandez EI San Andreas Regional Center
Stephanie Ivler EI Via Services
Lisa Jackson Housing Co-Chair Association of Regional Center Agencies
Kristin Jacobson Insurance Co-Chair Alliance of CA Autism Organizations - Steering Committee, Autism Speaks Statewide Advocacy Chair, DMHC Autism Workgroup Member, Co-Founder ASD Insurance Help and Autism Deserves Equal Coverage
Nancy Jacques EI Chair Founder - Autism Affects, Alliance of CA Autism Organizations - Steering Committee
Joanna Jaeger Employment PHP Board Member & volunteer coordinator President - Parents Helping Parents
Pam Joy   Founder and Director, Associated Learning and Language Associates
Gabrielle Karampelas   Vice President Strategic Initiatives and Collaborations, Community Gatepath
Michelle Kemper   Community Gatepath
Judson Kempson   Burlingame School District -Asst. Superintendent Educational Services and Special Education
Mimi Kinderlehrer Employment Director of North Services - San Andreas Regional Center
Lori Kotsanas Employment Director of Employment, East Bay Innovations
Cheryl Klaiman, PhD EI Head of Autism Services at Children's Health Council
Dawnmichelle LaClair   Parent
Emily Lam   Health Care and Federal Issues Director Silicon Valley Leader Group
Bernadette Lau SARC San Andreas Regional Center
Julie Lieberman-Neale    
Janet Lishman   Alliance of CA Autism Organizations, Autism Education Network
Dave London Employment EBAY Government Relations, parent
Ethan Long, PhD, BCBA-D EI Exec Dir The Bay School; VP West Coast Region May Institute
Linda Lotspiech, MD Insurance Stanford University
Mary Denise  Martin   Fremont Union School District
Marjorie Mathews    
Kris McCann Housing Executive Director, Bay Area Housing Corp
Clare McDermott Housing Parent involved in many housing and educational issues
Linda McNulty EI Advocate - Autism Affects, Board Teeach Social Silicon Valley, special education 
Brian Miller   Executive Director, NAMI;  Parent 
Carrie Molho   San Andreas Regional Center
Teresa Montes De Oca    
Jeff Oberdorfer    Executive Director,  First Community Housing
Kurt Ohlfs Employment PACE School, Sunnyvale
Nicki Pecchenino   Parent Advocate, San Jose/Santa Cruz
Jennifer  Phillips, PhD   Cliniciand and Researcher, Stanford University
Dave Pine   Parent, San Mateo Union HS School Board, San Mateo County Blue Ribbon Commission on Autism Member, DMHC Autism Workgroup Member, Community Gatepath-Board Member, State Superintendent's Autism Advisory Committee
Chris Pritchett    
Monica Pritchett    
Sherry Reynolds EI Executive Director ASPIRAnet
Henry Rodriguez    
Santi Rogers Housing Chair SARC - Director
Chris Rognier   GGRC - CFO
Mark  Romoser    Silicon Valley Independent Living Center in San Jose 
Beth Schecter   Jewish Family and Children Services
Andrew Shahan EI Easter Seals Bay Area
Jim Shorter   GGRC - Director
Barbara Shufro Housing  
Sandi Soliday Employment Co-Chair Alameda County Developmental Disability Coordinator
Linda Steele   Executive Director Abilities United
Lee Sturtevant   101 Glen Eyrie #201
Jennifer Sullivan Employment Executive Director - Morgan Autism Center 
Deborah Sweeny Employment District Administrator/ San Jose District Department of Rehabilitation
Sue Sweezy   San Jose, CA 95125
Diane Tackaberry   Founder Burlingame Moms for Special Kids
Valerie Tapay Insurance Training Manager Hope Services
Inga Thaxton   Parent Advocate
Lisle Tucker    
Francisco Valenzuela Employment SARC Government relations
Irma Velasquez   Wing School Burlingame / Redwood City
Lou Vismara STAFF Policy Consultant to Senator Darrell Steinberg
Kay Walker   Executive Director Via Services
Susan Walton   Peninsula Parents of Special Needs Kids - Founder
Anna Wang Housing Friends of Children with Special Needs
Albert Wang, MD Employment Friends of Children with Special Needs Founder
Betsy Warner   Parent and Board Member SARC
Charlie Wilson   Fremont Union School District
Kelly Wilson    
Sheryl Young   Executive Director, Community Gatepath
Ben Yurman-Glaser EI Campaign Manager for San Jose Mayor Reed
Rex Zimmerman   Director of Employment Services at Hope Services
Sandy Zipagan    
Susan Wald    

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