Advisory Committee

The SPARK Advisory Committee was formed in order to help guide SPARK operations at OHSU and advise the team on topics like community engagement.  Their guidance and advice has proved invaluable to the OHSU SPARK team.

Sherri Alderman is a Child Development Coordinator and Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician for the Oregon Health Authority

Connie Amos is the Director of Rehabilitation Services at OHSUTamara Bakewell is the Family Involvement Coordinator at the Oregon Center for Children &Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)

Tamara Bakewellis the Family Involvement Coordinator for the Oregon Center for Children &Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)

Marilyn Berardinelli is the Community Consultant and ACCESS Coordinator for the Oregon Center for Children &Youth with Special Health Needs (OCCYSHN)

Jonathan Chase is a self-advocate who offers mentoring for individuals with ASD, consulting for families, and presentations at a variety of events.

Dana Daggett is the former Global Director of Public Affairs for Intel Corporation

Lydia Dennehy is a former LEND trainee and substitute teacher

Rhonda Eppelsheimer is the interim Director for the University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) at OHSU

Jim Gaudino is an Affiliate and Clinical Associate Professor with the OHSU-PSU School of Public Health and University of Washington's Department of Epidemiology

Sondra Marshall is a licensed psychologist working at St. Charles Health Systems in Bend, Oregon

Misti Moxley is a Communication Specialist at the OHSU Institute on Development and Disability

Laura Lee MacIntyre is a Professor and Director of School Psychology at the University of Oregon

Robert Nickel is a pediatrician at the OHSU Institute on Development and Disability in Eugene, Oregon

Christiana Nicolaidis is a Professor at Portland State University

Tobi Rates is the Executive Director for the Autism Society of Oregon