Our Board of Directors

Meet the Board of Directors of NADSP

The National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) is governed by a 12 person Board of Directors, comprised of leading experts and professionals in the human services field for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

Chester Finn (NY)

Board Chair

Special Advisor

New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
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Maria Walker (IA)

Vice Chair

Program Planner

Polk County Behavioral Health & Disability Services
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Katherine Dunbar (IL)

Secretary

Vice President of Accreditation

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

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Josh Smith (VT)

Treasurer

Executive Director
Green Mountain Support Services
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Jeanne Farr, MA (OR)

Past President

Chief Executive Officer

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
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Wesley Anderson (NJ)

Director-At-Large

Director of Employment & Community Services

National Association of State DIrectors of Developmental Disabilities Services
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Cathy Ficker Terrill (IL)

Director-At-Large

Consultant
Alvarez and Marsal

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Nicole Jorwic (DC)

Director-At-Large

Chief of Advocacy and Campaigns 
Caring Across Generations

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Monica McCall (MD)

Director-At-Large

Founder

Creative Options, Inc.

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John McHugh (NY)

Director-At-Large

Executive Director

The Arc Mid-Hudson
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Jesse Smathers (NC)

Director-At-Large

Community Relations Regional Director,

Vaya Health
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Chet Tschetter

Director-At-Large

Education Specialist

Institute on Community Integration | University of Minnesota
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