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Ms. Delery Rice - Chairperson

Parent from Metairie, LA


Ms. April Dunn - Vice Chairperson

Self-Advocate from Baton Rouge, LA



Craig Blackburn

Self-Advocate from Metairie, LA






Mr. Randall Brown, Jr.

Self- Advocate from Haughton, LA


Ms. Hilary Bordelon

Parent from Slidell, LA

Ms. Sharon Buchert

Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs


Ms. Bonnie Buckelew

Parent from Winnfield, LA



Ms. Carmen Cetnar 

Parent from Lafayette, LA





Ms. Donnica Conway

Representative of a Non-Profit Agency


Dr. Alan Coulter

Human Development Center



Ms. Jill Egle'

Self- Advocate from New Orleans, LA 


Ms. Michelle Hurst

Parent from Zachary, LA



Mr. Raymond Jasper

Self-Advocate from Gray, LA



Ms. Kim Jones

Louisiana Advocacy Center




Mr. Mark Martin

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services




Ms. Paula Moreau

Parent from Baton Rouge, LA




Ms. Lou Ann Owen

Bureau of Health Services Financing





Mr. Robert Paddy 

Parent from Greenwood, LA




Ms. Bambi Polotzola 

Governor's Office of Disability Affairs




Mr. Stuart Simon

Self-Advocate from New Orleans, LA







Ms. Tara Nunez Smith

Parent from Madisonville, LA 




Ms. Mary Tarver 

Parent from Alexandria, LA




Mr. Mark Thomas

Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities



Ms. Patsy White

Parent from Luling, LA




Ms. Jamie Wong

Department of Education




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