Speaking out for People with
 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

State Coordinators

VOR has state and regional advocates for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Our State Coordinators help coordinate VOR's grassroots advocacy, and provide individual advocacy assistance to families in need in many states. Names and contact information for our State Coordinators follow.

ALABAMA

David McRae
PO Box 235
Morris, AL 35116
205-680-3305
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ARIZONA
Anne Hogan
Gilbert, AZ
480-283-5902
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ARKANSAS

Rita Hoover
110 Apple Blossom Loop
Maumelle, AR 72113
(501) 993-4041
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CALIFORNIA (NORTHERN)

Mary O’Riordan
110 Larkspur Plaza Dr.
Larkspur, CA 94939
415-927-0542
415-927-1549 fax
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CALIFORNIA (SOUTHERN)

Michael Proulx
10640 Woodbine St.   Ste. 101
Los Angeles, CA  90034-4700
310-307-9783
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COLORADO

Ellen Laurence
31 Alles Dr.
Greeley, CO 80631
970-351-8289
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CONNECTICUT

Hugo Dwyer
72 Carmine Street, Rear Duplex
New York, NY 10014
646-387-2267
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Martha Dwyer, Esq.
127 W. 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
917-502-4466
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FLORIDA

Bonnie Salerno
1550 Swamp Rose Lane

Trinity, FL  34655
(727) 389-9005
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Irene Welch
6667 SE Yorktown Drive
Hobe Sound, FL 33455
772-932-7408
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GEORGIA

Komala Balakrishnan
(706) 399-8584
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Theresa Senior
(706) 592-6374
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ILLINOIS

Rita Winkeler
PO Box 222
Bartelso IL 62218
(618) 765-2436 (H)
(618) 210-9678 (C)
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INDIANA

Ken Rose
5124 Deer Creek Ct
Indianapolis, IN 46254
(317) 331-6704
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IOWA

Sybil Finken
401 Louise Ave.
Glenwood, IA 51534
712-527-3259
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KANSAS

Joan Kelley
36050 W. 154th St.
Gardner, KS 66030
785-218-7195
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KENTUCKY

Karen House
PO Box 243
Rineyville, KY 40162
270-723-1005
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LOUISIANA

Mary Kay Cowen
5100 Willowtree Road
Marrero, LA   70072
504-494-0170
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Terry Lafleur
169 Rue Richaume

Villa Platte, LA  70586
(337) 363-4230
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MAINE

Darla S. Chafin
24 Blaine Avenue
Augusta, ME 04330
207-622-4617 home
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MASSACHUSETTS - EAST

Anna Baglaneas Eves
17 Haven Ave
Rockport, MA 01966
508-284-2721
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George Mavridis
202 Brooksby Village Dr.
Unit 308
Peabody, MA 01960 - 8517
978-535-4322 home phone/fax
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MASSACHUSETTS -- WEST

Ed & Gail Orzechowski
20 Bridge Road, Unit 40
Florence MA 01062-1099
413-283-6012 home
413-262-5875 cell
413-727-3473 Advocacy Network
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MICHIGAN

Jill Barker
2620 Hickory Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734-996-5561 home
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MINNESOTA

Jim Gerlich
2542 Burnham Rd. 
Minneapolis, MN 55416
612-483-4251 
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Alfred Wolfram
2527 Charles St. N
No. St. Paul, MN 55109
651-748-9095 home
651-748-8119 work
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MISSOURI

Mary A. Vitale, President, Parents Association, Bellefontaine Habilitation Center
1335 Redbird Drive
Florissant MO 63031
314-831-5662 home
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Ron Wehmeyer, President, Parents Association,  Higginsville Habilitation Center
266 Bronco Lane
Gravois Mills, MO 65037
573-374-7363
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MONTANA

Gary Spaeth
1012 8th Ave.
Helena, MT 59601
(406) 439-8898
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NEBRASKA

Peg Huss
7513 N. 124th St.
Omaha, NE 68142
402-659-8814

NEW JERSEY

Cindy Bartman
16 Scott St
Waldwick, NJ 07463
201-444-0855 home
201-819-6996 cell
201-445-5343 fax
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NEW YORK

Hugo and Cristy Dwyer
72 Carmine Street,
Rear Duplex
New York, NY 10014
646-387-2267
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Michael Klurfeld
111 E 85 St., Apt. 11 D
New York, NY 10029
646-387-5857
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NORTH CAROLINA

William Ryerson
1954 Waterford Village Dr.
Clemmons, NC 27012
336-765-6763 home
703-620-4846 cell
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Wilda E. Brown
15956 U S 221 N
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 756-7394 (Home)
(828) 756-7604 (Fax)
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OHIO

Caroline Lahrmann
2359 Coventry Road
Columbus, OH 43221
(614) 359-9323
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OREGON

Sid Stuller
16825 S.W. Riviera Dr.
King City, OR 97224
503-639-8950 ph/fax
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PENNSYLVANIA

Susan Jennings
620 East Mulberry Hill Road
Mansfield, PA  16933
570-662-3555
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Polly Spare
The Manor at York Town
2010 York Rd., Apt. 209
Jamison, PA 18929
215-491-9165

SOUTH CAROLINA

Kathleen Roberts
40 Hartford Hgts
Newberry, SC 29108
803-940-0588
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TEXAS (EAST)

Dr. Thomas Diaz
1406 Stanford St. Unit A
Houston TX 77019
(832) 289-9550
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TEXAS (WEST)

Liz Belile

(Austin, TX)
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Debra & 
Steve Wallace
875 Sand Hills Road

Red Rock, TX  78662
(512) 853-0432

(512) 363-9628
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UTAH

Sherilyn Kent
Mental Retardation Association of Utah (MRAU)
895 N 900 E
American Fork, UT 84003
801-763-4008 work
801-763-4214 fax
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VIRGINIA

Jane Anthony
2055 Wethersfield Ct.
Reston, VA 20191-3628
703-860-8652 home
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Charlotte Barkley
1829 Childress Road
Willis, VA 24380
540-789-2334
276-728-6570
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WASHINGTON

Terri Anderson
22639 NE 192nd Ct.
Woodinville, WA 98077
425-788-4529 phone
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WISCONSIN

Tom Spellman
210 No. 2nd Street
Delavan, WI 53115
414-403-1341
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WYOMING

Shawn Humberson 
PO Box 163
Lingle, WY 82223
(307) 575-6641
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