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).

Caitlin Bailey, Ph.D. (ABD)

Past Chair

Director of Research and Evaluation

National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities
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Katherine Dunbar

Secretary

Vice President of Accreditation

CQL | The Council on Quality and Leadership

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Jeanne Farr, MA

Board Chair

Chief Executive Officer

National Association for the Dually Diagnosed
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Chester Finn

Board Vice Chair

Special Advisor

New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities
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Monica McCall

Director-At-Large

President & CEO

Creative Options, Inc.

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John McHugh

Director-At-Large

Executive Director

The Arc Mid-Hudson
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Gabrielle Sedor

Director-At-Large

Chief Operations Officer and Foundation Director

ANCOR
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Jesse Smathers

Director-At-Large

Community Relations Regional Director,

Vaya Health
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Josh Smith

Treasurer

Executive Director
Green Mountain Support Services
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Chet Tschetter

Director-At-Large

Education Specialist

Institute on Community Integration | University of Minnesota
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Maria Walker 

Director-At-Large

Program Planner

Polk County Health Services
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Becky Watson

Director-At-Large

Director of Operations
St. Joseph Home
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Rick Rader, MD, FAAIDD, DHL (hon)

Medical Consultant

Director, Habilitation Center
Orange Grove Center
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