Individual Endorsements

(Organizational Affiliations are listed for identification purposes only)

As of November 30, 2010, 104 individuals have endorsed A Statement of Common Principles on Life-Sustaining Care and Treatment of People with Disabilities

Kirk C. Allison, Ph.D.
Associate Director
Program in Human Rights and Medicine
Minneapolis, MN

Lennice Ambrose
Spinal Cord Injury Network International
Santa Rosa, CA

Barbara Applebaum
Associate Professor
School of Education
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Libbi Armati

Jessica Bacon
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Donna Bejian, MS, CRC
Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor-PolyTraum Unit
VA Community Care Center
Syracuse, NY

Diana Berry
Berea, KY

Valerie Brew-Parish, M.S.
Disability Columnist
Plainfield, IL

John and Kathy Brill
Mechanicsburg, PA

Christine Brandt
ACL Steinbach
Steinbach, MB

Judith G. Brodie
Burke, VA

Becky Brooks
Manassas, VA

Beth Burrows
Edmonds Institute
Edmonds, WA

Jill Buzby
Arlington, VA

Joe Caldwell, Ph.D.
Disability Studies
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Diane Coleman, J.D.
Forest Park, IL

David L. Coulter, M.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Lennard J. Davis
Disability and Human Development
University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

Stephen Drake, M.S.
Forest Park, IL

Karen Dueker
Owensboro, KY

Betsy Edinger
Nedrow, NY

Steven Eidelman
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Sharon Fallis
Community Health Programs Supervisor
Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
UC Davis M.I.N.D. Institute
Sacramento, CA

Deb Ferguson
Advocate for Handicapped Accessibility & Rights of the Disabled
Florence, SC

Susan Fitzmaurice
ADA Coordinator
City of Dearborn & Wayne County CIL
7873 Woodingham
West Bloomfield, Michigan

Teddy Fitzmaurice
Root & Wings
West Bloomfield, Michigan

Elizabeth Flora
Society for Disability Studies
Berkeley, CA

Denver C. Fox, Ed.D.
Parker, CO

Mark Friedman
Murfreesboro, TN

Michael Gamel-McCormick
Center for Disabilities Studies
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

Jenna Lahmann Gillespie
Ithaca, NY

Denise Gilmore

Stephen F. Gold
Disability Rights Lawyer

Mike Gude
Education and Communications Associate
The Arc of Minnesota
St. Paul, MN

Lucy Gwin
Topeka, KS

Gayle Hafner
Maryland ADAPT
Baltimore, MD

David Hammis & Cary Griffin
Senior Partners
Griffin-Hammis Associates, LLC
Middletown, OH and Florence, MT

William G. Hartwell
Hinsdale, NH

Jacqui Hawkins
Cape Coral, FL

Tran Thi Thu Hien
Project Coordinator
Hanoi, Vietnam

Catherine T. Holland
Galesburg, IL

Melanie Huckaby
Executive Director
The Arc of Anderson County
Oak Ridge, TN

Aileen Jackowsky
Director of Continuous Quality Improvement
Transitional Living Services
Syracuse, NY

Sarah Jensen
Albuquerque, NM

Encarnación Juárez-Almendros, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor Spanish
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN

Kathleen Kelly
North Quincy, MA Keith Kessler
disabled Action committee (DAC)
Dale City, VA

Leigh Ann C. Kingsbury
InLeadS Consulting and Training
Wilmington, NC

Virginia Knowlton
Executive Director
Maryland Disability Law Center
Baltimore, MD

Charles Todd Lain
El Paso, TX

Sharon Lamp
Ph.D. Student Disability Studies
University of Illinois-Chicago
Des Plaines, IL

The Rev. Nancy Lane, Ph.D.
Episcopal Priest and Psychologist
Elmira, NY

Rod Lauder
Advocacy Coordinator
Community Living Winnipeg
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson
Miami University
Oxford, OH

S.C. Lewis
St. Petersburg, FL

Timothy Lillie
Associate Professor
The University of Akron
Akron, OH

Frederick E. Lothrop, Jr., AA
Student, Empire State College
Board Member, Northern Regional Center of Independent Living
Chaumont, NY

Bill Love
Bear, DE

Zana Marie Lutfiyya
Professor and Associate Dean
Faculty of Education
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Paul Marchand
Staff Director
The Arc of United States
Silver Spring, MD

Donna C. Martinez
Clifton, VA

Bob Matthews
Columbus, OH

Ben Mattlin
Los Angeles, CA

Sandra McGreevy
Quebec, Canada

Daniese McMullin-Powell
Lead Organizer
ADAPT Delaware
Newark, DE

Geoffrey Mikol
Prospect Heights, IL

Sherndina West Moreland
Area Quality Leader & Parent
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Jacksonville, FL

Monica Moshenko
DisAbility News & Views Radio Show
Williamsville, NY

Janet L. Mueller
Paso Robles, CA

Erica Nash
President and CEO
Help-Your-Self, Inc.
Washington, DC

Melissa Painter
Lewiston, ID

Dr. Joseph Panza
Associate Professor
Southern Connecticut State University
New Haven, CT

Richard Parish, M.S., CAPE
Inclusion Specialist
Plainfield, IL

Christy Pentland
York University
Toronto, ON

Robert Perske
Citizen Advocate and Author
Darien, CT

Kathy Reid
Raleigh, NC

Sandee Resnick
NC Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities
& Substance Abuse Services
Wilmington, NC

David Reynolds
Inclusion Daily Express
Spokane, WA

Dr. Sally M. Rogow
Professor Emerita
University of British Columbia

Ed Rousseau
Quality Management Consultant
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
Tallahassee, FL

Helen C. Roth
Disability Consultant
Logan, UT

Dawn Rudolph
Community Living Division Director
Lt. Joseph P. Kennedy Institute
Washington, DC

Laura Schneider
Chicago, IL

Michael A. Schwartz
Director, Public Interest Law Firm (PILF)
Assistant Professor, College of Law
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Qing Shen
Ph.D. Student
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Dick Sobsey
JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre
Edmonton, Alberta

Marjorie Sokolow
Bloomfield, NJ

Mark Stern
Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY

Angela Stime
Escalon, CA

Pamela Stime
Special Education Teacher/Parent
Escalon, CA

John B. Susa
Paul V. Sherlock Center on Disability
Providence, RI

Glenna Taylor
Glasgow, KY

Ronnie Taylor
Glasgow, KY

Steven J. Taylor, Ph.D.
Professor and Director
Center on Human Policy
Syracuse University
Syracuse, New York

Rud Turnbull
Beach Center on Disability
Lawrence, KS

Carolyn Tyjewski
Davis, CA

Rita M. Valade, Ph.D., MSW
Assistant Professor
Spalding University
Louisville, KY

Kevin Webb
Glasgow, KY

Nancy Webster
Board Member
The Arc of the US
Western Springs, IL

Colleen Wieck
Executive Director
Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities
St. Paul, MN

Daniel Wilkins
The Nth Degree
Luckey, OH

Ann Cameron Williams, Ph.D.
Prospect Heights, IL

Susan Yuan
Associate Director
Center on Disability and Community Inclusion
University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

Individuals can endorse this statement by contacting The Center on Human Policy by mail (Syracuse University, 805 South Crouse Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244-2280), fax (315-443-4338), or e-mail ( Please state your endorsement of “A STATEMENT OF COMMON PRINCIPLES ON LIFE-SUSTAINING CARE AND TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES” and provide the following information:

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Organizations can also endorse this statement. The President or Director of the organization should contact The Center on Human Policy by mail (Syracuse University, 805 South Crouse Avenue, Syracuse, NY 13244-2280), fax (315-443-4338), or e-mail ( Clearly state that you are endorsing A STATEMENT OF COMMON PRINCIPLES ON LIFE-SUSTAINING CARE AND TREATMENT OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES” on the behalf of your organization and provide the following information:

Name of Organization
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E-mail (Optional)