LEND Advisory Council

  • Nicole Bardett, B.S.
    Associate Program Manager, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Tonya Bowman
    Lead Trainer/Statewide Family Voices Resource Specialist
    Family Voices of Tennessee
  • Cynthia R. Chambers, Ph.D.
    Associate Director, LEND – East TN
    Associate Professor, Dept. of Special Education
    East Tennessee State University
  • Alicia Cone, Ph.D.
    Director of Grant Program
    Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Nina Coyle, BSPH
    Program Manager, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Sherry Cummings, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean, College of Social Work
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Malessa Fleenor
    Executive Director
    The Arc Washington County
  • Ms. Jacqueline Johnson
    Director, CYSHCN
    TN Dept. of Health, Division of Family Health and Wellness
  • Evon Lee, Ph.D.
    Director, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND – Middle TN
    Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Psychology, and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Vanderbilt University
  • Kathleen McEnerney, D.A., M.T. (ASCP), N.M.
    Dean, College of Health Sciences
    Tennessee State University
  • Elise McMillan, J.D.
    Director, UCEDD
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Sheila Moore
    Chief Executive Director
    The Arc of Davidson County
  • Julie Sears, M.Ed./EAL
    Coordinator, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND
    East Tennessee State University
  • Cathy R. Taylor, Dr.PH, MSN, R.N.
    Dean, Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing
    Belmont University
  • Babs Tierno, M.Ed.
    Executive Director
    Autism Tennessee
  • Adelaide Vienneau
    Manager, Junior League Family Resource Center
    Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Carol Westlake, M.Ed.
    Executive Director
    Tennessee Disability Coalition
  • Lynn Williams
    Associate Dean Academic Affairs and Professor
    East Tennessee State University
  • Wanda Willis
    Executive Director
    Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities

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