Council Roster

► State Agency Members

Mark C. Draper: Draper Education Consulting, Nebraska Department of Education, Office of Special Education

Karen Houseman: Medicaid and Long Term-Term Care, Aged and Disabled Community Based Waiver and TBI Waiver Services, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lincoln

Carla Lasley: Nebraska VR, Lincoln

►Individuals with Brain Injuries/Family Members

Tiffany Armstrong: Gretna

Emaly L. Ball: Kearney

Ashley Davis: Kearney

Cindy Hoffschneider: Blair

Dale Johannes: Lincoln

Sarvinoz Kadyrova: Kearney

Judy Nichelson: Chair, North Platte

Zoe Olson: Lincoln

Shawna Thompson: North Platte

Frank Velinksy: Omaha

►Public Members

Jerry L. Bryan: Client Assistant Program, Lincoln

Tim Burton:  Quality Living Inc., Omaha

Penny Clark: Nebraska Long-Term Care Ombusman, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lincoln

Tania Diaz: Disability Rights Nebraska, Lincoln

Kristen Larsen: Nebraska Council on Developmental Disabilities, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Lincoln

Amy Levering: Statewide Independent Living Council, Omaha

Brooke Murtaugh: Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital, Lincoln

Peg Ogea-Ginsburg: Injury Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, Lincoln

Vaishali Phatak: University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha

Peggy Reisher: Brain Injury Alliance of Nebraska, Lincoln

Larry Roos: Nebraska Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Lincoln




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The Brain Injury Advisory Council is sponsored by Nebraska VR.

This project was supported, in part by grant number 90TBSG0036-01-00, from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.