The Advisory Committee on Developmental Disabilities is governed by Nebraska Revised Statute §83-1212.01.
The advisory committee advises DHHS on funding and delivery of services. This includes:
DHHS-DD informs the advisory committee of proposed changes at least thirty days before changes start so the advisory committee may respond.
The advisory committee includes representatives of:
There may be up to 15 additional members. At least 51% of members are people with developmental disabilities and their family members.
Members are appointed by the Governor for three year terms, with a designated chairperson.
Lori Broady, Family Member, JohnsonLorrie Bryant, Interested Citizen, LincolnGail "Butch" Crookedfoot, Participant, SidneyDiana DeLair, Protection & Advocacy, Lincoln William Ehegartner, Interested Citizen, Papillion Diane Focht, Family Member, Lincoln Linda Jespersen, Family Member, AllianceMargaret Huss, Family Member, OmahaKristen Larsen, Developmental Disabilities Council, Lincoln Cathy Martinez, Family Member, LincolnJennifer Miller, Statewide Advocacy, BellevueLisa Pruitt, Participant, AllianceLorie Regier, Family Member, MadridMary Ann Schiefen, Family Member, Omaha Wayne A Stuberg, University of Excellence, Omaha Michelle Summers, Interested Citizen, LincolnJoseph Valenti, Family Member, OmahaAngela Willey, Interested Citizen, Elmwood
Member list updated March 2020.
October 8, 2020. Additional information will be coming soon.