Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms: Jean Considine; DaRue N. Doakes; Mary D. Funk; Ann Geddes; Mary E. Grigal; Joan M. Rumenap. Terms expire 2010.
Student representative appointed by Governor: Keslye Van Neal, 2008.
Representing State Dept. of Education: Robert A. Burns, Assistant State Superintendent for Rehabilitation Services; Tom Barkley, designee of Assistant State Superintendent for Special Education & Early Intervention Services; Diana M. Bailey, designee of Assistant State Superintendent for Career Technology & Adult Learning; Richard D. Scott, designee of Assistant State Superintendent for Student & School Services; Sharon E. Julius; Joyce Serio; one vacancy.
Representing Dept. of Health & Mental Hygiene: Colleen Gauruder, designee of Director, Developmental Disabilities Administration; Lissa Abrams, designee of Director, Mental Hygiene Administration.
Representing Dept. of Human Resources: Carnitra White
Representing Dept. of Juvenile Services: Elizabeth Cavey
Representing Dept. of Labor, Licensing, & Regulation: Andrew Moser; Eric M. Seleznow.
Representing Maryland Commission on Disabilities: C. David Ward
Representing Maryland Higher Education Commission: Glennis Daniels-Bacchus; Andrea E. Mansfield.
Representing Maryland Technology Assistance Program: Michael A. Bullis
Ex officio: Catherine A. Raggio, Secretary of Disabilities: Nancy S. Grasmick, Ph.D., State Superintendent of Schools; Mary Beth Stapleton, designee of Executive Director, Governor's Office for Children.
Staff: Berenda S. Riedl
c/o Division of Rehabilitation Services, State Department of Education
2301 Argonne Drive, Baltimore, MD 21218 - 1696
(410) 554-9406; fax: (410) 554-9412
Authorized in December 2000, the Governor established the Interagency Transition Council for Youth with Disabilities in November 2001 (Executive Order 01.01.2000.26). In August 2007, the Council was reconstituted (Executive Order 01.01.2007.13). The Council is responsible for annually reviewing and updating the Interagency State Plan for Transitioning Students with Disabilities (Chapter 435, Acts of 1995; Code Education Article, sec. 21-305). Since 2007, the Council also has provided oversight and guidance for the Maryland Seamless Transition Collaborative.
July 1, 2009
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