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  • Adelmann, Richard, NAMI
  • Adolphus, Sobeida, Forsyth County Department of Social Services
  • Alexander, Charlotte Anne, Elder and Special Needs Law Firm
  • Alleman, Cynthia, Elder and Special Needs Law Firm
  • Applefield Engel, Nicki, Certified Elder Law Attorney
  • Baluyot, Erin, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Social Services Foster Care Coordinator
  • Barlow, Pam, North Carolina Clerk of Superior Court (Ashe County)
  • Beauchamp, Kelly, North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Berry, Lynne, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Benton Evans , Delores, Family Advocate
  • Bilos, Helaine, Neuro Community Care
  • Bing, Erica, Alliance Behavioral Healthcare (MCO)
  • Blanton, Brooke, Wake County Department of Human Services/Senior and Adult Services
  • Boeck, Katherine, Self Advocate, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Brinkley, Nicole, NC Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Burney, Monica, MSW, LCSW, Adjunct Professor, Elon University
  • Burney, Wanda, Forsyth County Department of Social Services
  • Burrus, Craig, Wake County Department of Human Services
  • Cabe, Samantha, Orange, Chatham County Departments of Social Services
  • Caison, Walt, North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
  • Cameron, Kathleen, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill North Carolina 
  • Clark, Sam, North Carolina Health Care Facilities Association
  • Climo, Ali, University of North Carolina
  • Colwell, Beverly, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Corbett, Lisa, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Cosgrove, Lydia, Disability Rights NC
  • Cronin, Julie, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Assistant General Counsel 
  • Davis, Barbara, North Carolina Center for Independent Living
  • Davis, Kim, Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services
  • Dawkins Berry, Kim, Area Agency on Aging for Region G
  • Donohue, Bill, Parent Advocate
  • Dooley, Bryan, Self Advocate, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Dorf , Heidi, Parent Advocate
  • Dorton, Robyn, Self Advocate
  • Duncan, Chandler, Family Advocate
  • Dunn, Corye, Disability Rights North Carolina
  • Edminster, Ken, DHHS – Division of MH/DD/SAS
  • Ellis, Angela, Greene County Department of Social Services
  • Eubanks, Annette, Mid-East Commission Area Agency on Aging 
  • Farmer-Butterfield, Jean, ARC of North Carolina
  • File , Gilbert, Hatch Little & Bunn, LLP
  • Fisher, Macy, Wake County Attorney’s Office
  • Franklin, Rodney, Catawba County Department of Social Services
  • Frederick, Daina, Rowan County Department of Social Services
  • Fredricksen, Dorian, Corporation of Guardianship, Inc.
  • Fuller Cooper, Charmaine, North Carolina AARP
  • Gluf, Ann, Cardinal Innovations Healthcare
  • Graham, Carey, Elon University, Elder Law (Intern)
  • Greenarch, Keith, North Carolina Statewide Independent Living Council, The Adaptables-Winston Salem
  • Haber, Michele, Geriatrics Consulting Services, Inc.
  • Hance, Candace, Executive Director, A Practice with Purpose
  • Hedrick, Sam, Senior ADA Advisory, NC DHHS
  • Hefner, Tami, Catawba County Department of Social Services (Catawba Pilot)
  • Herr, Matthew, NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • Hurley, Representative Pat B., NC House District #70, Randolph County
  • Jackson-Diop, Damie, NC Families United
  • Jett, Laura, Mid-East Commission Area Agency on Aging: 
  • Johns, Frank, Booth, Harrington, & Johns, Elderlaw Firm
  • Jones, Andrea, UNC Wilmington SSW
  • Karjanis, Leslie, NC DHHS, Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • Kelly, Carol, Family Advocate, NCGA
  • Kendall Fields, Linda, University of North Carolina, School of Social Work
  • Kinch, Athena, A Helping Hand NC
  • Kingsbury, Leigh Ann, Gerontologist
  • Kipnes, Joanna, Duke University
  • Kirk, Gale, Family Guardian, National Guardianship Association
  • Kleinschmidt, Mark, Clerk of Superior Court, Orange Count
  • Lanier, Kathryn, North Carolina Division of Aging & Adult Services
  • Lassiter, Jamie, NC Conference of Clerks of Superior Court
  • Lawson, Terri, Assistant Clerk of Court, Catawba County
  • Leach, Barbara, Family Support Network NC, UNC School of Social Work
  • Leach, Kenya, Forsyth County Department of Social Services
  • Lee, Tameka, Arc of North Carolina 
  • Levy, Helayne, Elder Law – NC Bar Association
  • Lightfoot, Angelia, NC DHHS MH/DD/SA Services 
  • Luong, Tienna, Mecklenburg County Department of Social Services
  • MacCallum, James, Clerk of Superior Court, Brunswick County
  • MacMichael, Betsy, First In Families North Carolina
  • Maldonado, Mariela, Autism Society NC
  • Manly, Regina, Trillium Health Resources (MCO)
  • Manus, Roger, Campbell University, Senior Law Clinic
  • Marshall, Ronnie, Self Advocate
  • Martinis, Jonathan, Burton Blatt Institute, Syracuse University
  • Massey-Smith, Joyce, North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • McDowell, Letha, Hook Law Center
  • McIntyre, Greg, McIntyre Elder Law
  • McKittrick, Corey, Alliance of Disability Advocates
  • Meyer, Graig, Representative, General Assembly
  • Miller, Natalie, North Carolina Bar Association
  • Millmore, Cheryl, Retired – Guilford County DSS
  • Moody, Crissie, Complex Case Case Mgr., Duke Hospital
  • Nelson, Bonnie, ARC of North Carolina
  • Nelson, Gary, University of North Carolina, Jordan Institute
  • Noel, Diana, AARP
  • Norris, Tamara, University of North Carolina, School of Social Work
  • O’Donnell, Mark, North Carolina Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services
  • Pegram, J. Mark, North Carolina Clerk of Superior Court (Rockingham County)
  • Perez, Karey, NC Department of Aging and Adult Services, Adult Services Section Chief
  • Pettyford, Belinda, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Pettyford, Rosalyn, AARP, Advocate
  • Pitchford, Evelyn, North Carolina Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • Piven, Joe, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at University of North Carolina
  • Premakumar, Raj, North Carolina Department of Justice
  • Ransome, Sharnese, North Carolina Association of County Departments of Social Services Directors
  • Reed, Glenda, Wake County Department of Human Services
  • Riddle, Holly, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services
  • Riegel, Lisa, AARP
  • Rodberg, Kathleen, NCBA Elder & Special Needs Law Section
  • Rogers, Denise, Office of the State Ombudsman 
  • Root, Amy, Family Guardian, Advocate
  • Ross, Cynthia, Pitt County Department of Social Services
  • Rozycki, Amanda, Duke Children’s Hospital and Health Center
  • Salmon, Mary Anne, University of North Carolina, School of Social Work, retired
  • Secor, Scott, First In Families North Carolina
  • Sigmon, Kim, North Carolina Clerk of Superior Court, Catawba County
  • Skradski, Stacey, Empowering Lives Guardianship Services LLC and NC Guardianship Association
  • Smith, Allison, NC Administrative Office of the Courts
  • Smith, Meredith, University of North Carolina School of Government
  • Smith, Sarah, NC Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • Strasburg, Joshua, NC DHHS MH/DD/SA Services 
  • Strom, Steve, DHHS – Division of Medical Assistance – Money Follows the Person
  • Taylor-Parker, Larkin, Disability Rights NC
  • Terhune, Peggy, Monarch North Carolina
  • Trickel, Cynthia, North Carolina Department of Public Safety
  • Turner, Rena, North Carolina General Assembly, House Committee on Aging (Chair)
  • Vaughan, Hannah, Elon University, Elder Law
  • Walfall-Flagg, Cheryl, Parent Advocate
  • Wall, Aimee, University of North Carolina School of Government
  • Walls, Jason, Walls Law Firm
  • Walton, Kate, North Carolina Division of Aging & Adult Services
  • Ward, Anna Gabriel, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities at University of North Carolina
  • Ward, Heather Carty, Elder Law (Private Practice), Charlotte NC
  • Warren, Nancy, NC DHHS, Division of Aging and Adult Services, retired
  • Weaver, R. Gaye, Complex Case Case Mgr., Duke Hospital
  • Webster, Debbie, DHHS – Division of MH/DD/SA Services, Community Mental Health Section
  • Wells, Tally, Executive Director, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Welsh, Polly, NC Health Care Facilities Association
  • Wiest, Meike, LifeLinks
  • Wilhelm, Jeanette, Monarch North Carolina
  • Wilkens, Alex, NC DHHS, Division of Aging and Adult Services
  • Williams, Mya, NC Department of Health and Human Services
  • Windley, Joann, NC Department of Aging and Adult Services
  • Woodward, Philip, NC Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Woolard, Deborah, Parent Advocate
  • Wu, Pei Chi, NC DHHS, Community Mental Health Section