Speaking out for People with
 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

National Committees

VOR has a very active committee structure that helps carry out VOR's advocacy efforts. Volunteers from across the country serve on these national committees in support of VOR's advocacy for high quality care and human rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Interested? Click here


Issues Oversight Committee Members

  • Mary Vitale (MO) Chair
  • Jill Barker (MI)
  • Harris Capps (OH)
  • Caroline Lahrmann (OH)
  • Michael Johnson (WA)

Legislative Committee Members

  • Terri Anderson (WA)
  • Cindy Bartman (NJ)
  • David Hart (MA)
  • Cristy Dwyer (NY)
  • Bob Hazard (CA)
  • Joan Kelley (KS)
  • Peter Kinzler (VA)
  • Caroline Lahrmann (OH)
  • Linda Lotzi (MD)
  • Rebecca Underwood (WI)
  • Irene Welch (GA)
  • Brad Whitehead (CA)
  • Rita Winkeler (IL)

Quality of Care in the Community Committee Members

  • Brad Whitehead (CA) (Chair)
  • Terri Anderson (WA)
  • Bob Anthony (VA)
  • Jill Barker (MI)
  • Mary Kay Cowen (LA)
  • Bob Hazard (CA)
  • Caroline Lahrmann (OH)