Board of Directors

The NASDDDS Board of Directors is responsible for administering the affairs of the association and establishing all organizational policies. The board is composed of four officers and four members-at-large. All board members are elected by the membership. The officers serve concurrent two-year terms, while the board members-at-large serve staggered, three-year terms.

Current Board Members

  • President

    Mark A. Thomas
    Deputy Secretary
    Office for Citizens with Developmental Disabilities
    Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals

  • Vice President/President Elect

    Mary Brogan
    Developmental Disabilities Division
    Hawaii Department of Health

  • Secretary/Treasurer

    Jordan Scheff
    Connecticut Department of Developmental Services

  • Immediate Past President

    Bernard Simons
    Deputy Secretary
    Developmental Disabilities Administration
    Maryland Department of Health

  • Board Member-at-Large

    Lee Grossman, MPA
    Developmental Disabilities Section
    Wyoming DoH / Behavioral Health Division

  • Board Member-at-Large

    Lilia Teninty
    Office of Developmental Disabilities Services
    Oregon Department of Human Services

  • Board Member-at-Large

    Kylee B. Hope
    Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
    Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

  • Board Member-at-Large

    Valerie Huhn
    Division of Developmental Disabilities
    Missouri Department of Mental Health