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

  • Mary Vitale (MO) Chair
  • Jill Barker (MI)
  • Harris Capps (OH)
  • Michael Johnson (WA)
  • Joanne St. Amand (NJ)

Legislative Committee

  • Rita Winkeler (IL) (Chair)
  • Terri Anderson (WA)
  • Cindy Bartman (NJ)
  • David Hart (MA)
  • Bob Hazard (CA)
  • Sam Friedman (NJ)
  • Joan Kelley (KS)
  • Peter Kinzler (VA)
  • Caroline Lahrmann (OH)
  • Linda Lotzi (MD)
  • Joanne St. Amand (NJ)
  • Irene Welch (GA)
  • Brad Whitehead (CA)

Quality of Care Committee

  • Brad Whitehead (CA) (Chair)
  • Terri Anderson (WA)
  • Bob Anthony (VA)
  • Jill Barker (MI)
  • Mary Kay Cowen (LA)
  • Tom Diaz (TX)
  • Bob Hazard (CA)