Appointed by Governor to 3-year terms: Robert Chodos; Mary Lou Coppinger; Paul J. Hartman; Karen McQuillan, R.N.; Sean L. Westley. Terms expire 2006.
Scott P. Cole; Vincent P. Culotta, Ph.D.; Martin Kerrigan; Michael P. Rudnick; Richard Zeidman. Terms expire 2007.
Susan Ferris; Vassilis E. Koliatsos, M.D.; William R. Powell; Michael J. Roberts; Sharon D. Sauls; Robert P. Vacin. Terms expire 2008.
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: Lissa Abrams
Appointed by Director, Center for Preventive Health Services: Tracey Serpi
Appointed by Director, Office for Genetics & Children with Special Health Care Needs: Yvette McEarchern
Appointed by Director, Office of Health Services: Jane Wessely
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 Weinrick, Ph.D.
Ex officio: Cari C. Watrous, designee of Secretary of Disabilities; Tracy DeShields, designee of Secretary of Health & Mental Hygiene; Lee Murphy, designee of State Superintendent of Schools.
Contact: Thomas J. Merrick; Stefani R. O'Dea.
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). 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. Authorization for the Task Force extends through September 30, 2008.
July 6, 2007
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