Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms: Mary Lou Coppinger; Laurie Elinoff; Susan Ferris; Debra Fulton-Clark; Paul J. Hartman; Teresa M. Ingle; Martin W. Kerrigan; Vassilis E. Koliatsos, M.D.; Karen McQuillan, R.N.; Sherria Owens; William R. Powell; Sharon D. Sauls; Robert P. Vacin; Sean L. Westley; Richard Zeidman. Terms expire 2010.
Appointed by Senate President: Delores G. Kelley
Appointed by House Speaker: one vacancy
Appointed by Director, Division of Rehabilitation Services: Mary Stapleton
Appointed by Director, Alcohol & Drug Abuse Administration: Peter Cohen, M.D.
Appointed by Director, Developmental Disabilities Administration: Diane Bolger
Appointed by Director, Mental Hygiene Administration: Stefani R. O'Dea
Appointed by Director, Center for Preventive Health Services: George Thorpe
Appointed by Director, Office for Genetics & Children with Special Health Care Needs: one vacancy
Appointed by Director, Office of Health Services: Denise White
Appointed by Director, Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems: Mary Beachley
Appointed by Director, Maryland Statewide Independent-Living Council: Janice Barrett
Appointed by Director, Maryland Disability Law Center: Gayle Hafner
Appointed by Executive Director, Brain Injury Association of Maryland: Greg Ayotte; Sandy Davis; Nathaniel Fick; Diane Triplett.
Appointed by Director, National Institutes of Health: Michael Weinrich, Ph.D.
Ex officio: Cari C. Watrous, designee of Secretary of Disabilities; vacancy, designee of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Lee Murphy, designee of State Superintendent of Schools.
Staff: Nikisha Marion
c/o Long-Term Care, Mental Hygiene Administration
Department of Health & Mental Hygiene
Mitchell Building, Spring Grove Hospital Center, Dogwood Circle, Catonsville, MD 21228
The State Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Board was authorized in October 2005 (Chapter 306, Acts of 2005; Chapter 236, Acts of 2008). The Board is to investigate the needs of citizens with traumatic brain injuries; identify gaps in services to them; and facilitate collaboration among organizations and State government agencies that provides services to these individuals.
The Board consists of thirty-six members.
July 1, 2009
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