Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board of long-standing partners is made up of individuals from the disability rights, medical, educational and business communities. This group works with us to ensure that we are meeting our mission, and staying apprised of current research and best practices.

Michael Bailey • Board member and former president, National Disability Rights Network
Duncan Campbell • Founder, Friends of the Children
Heather Durham • Pediatric Audiologist, OHSU/Doernbecher Children's Hospital
Dr. Ruth Falco • Professor Emeritus/Director, Center on Inclusive and Effective Educational Practices, Portland State University
Melanie Fallis • Retired, IBM Corp.
Cory Feist • Genetic Counselor, Oregon Health & Science University
Sheyla Hirshon • Administrative Assistant, Multnomah ESD and Co-convener, Promotores Hispanic Leadership Cohort
Sherry Kucera • Co-Owner, Tony Starlight Showroom
Joan Medlen • Registered Licensed Dietician, Medlen Consulting
Rhidian Morgan • Land Manager, Plas Newydd LLC
Dr. Joseph Pinter • Pediatric Neurologist and Director of the Down Syndrome Program, CDRC, Oregon Health & Sciences University
Dr. Laurie Powers • Director, Regional Research Institute, Portland State University
Dr. Cindy Ryan • Assistant Professor (Early Childhood), Western Oregon University