STATE CONTACTS

State leads include employees in the state Medicaid office, the state intellectual disability authority, and the state mental health authority that are involved with the state's PASRR program. The contact information for the PASRR state leads (below) was last updated on December 17, 2020. 

Map of the U.S. showing the Eastern, Southern, Central, and Western Regions

Click on your region in the legend below for more information

Eastern Region
Southern Region
Central Region
Western Region

Eastern Region PTAC Call

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

Pennsylvania

  • Ruth Anne Barnard (State PASRR Coordinator)

  • Rhonda Gengler (PASRR Lead, Office of Developmental Programs ODP)

  • Trisha Mader (Office of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services)

  • Rachel Sink (Office of LTCORC Prog. Coordinator)

Rhode Island

Vermont

Virginia

West Virginia

Southern Region PTAC Call

Alabama

Arkansas

Florida

Georgia

Kentucky

  • Michelle Fulner (Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities)

  • Christine Hawkins (DDID Regional Liaison, Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities)

  • Crystal Adams (Community Supports Branch Manager, Division of Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities)

Louisiana

Mississippi

  • Gay Gipson (Director, Division of Medicaid)

  • Craig Kittrell (PASRR State Lead for MS Department of Mental Health (DMH) )

  • Ruth Gilliam (DMH State Coordinator for MI services)

    • ruth.gilliam.msh.state.ms.gov

    • 601-351-8267

  • Deborah Etzold (State Coordinator for IDD Services)

New Mexico

North Carolina

  • John Cook (Division of Medical Assistance)

  • Johnnie McManus (PASRR Coordinator, Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services)

  • Sabrena Lea (Associate Director, Long Term Services and Supports, Division of Medical Assistance)

Oklahoma

  • Paula Green (Oklahoma Department of Human Services)

  • Ken Jones (Coordinator, Aging and LongTerm Care, Oklahoma Dept. of Mental Health and Substance Abuse)

  • Tanesha Hooks (Oklahoma Department of Healthcare Authority (Medicaid Authority))

South Carolina

  • Brian Hawkins (Department of Disability and Special Needs)

  • Nicole Mitchell Threatt (Department of Health and Human Services-Community and Facility Services)

Tennessee

Texas

Central Region PTAC Call

Colorado

  • Obi Agomoh (PASRR Administrator, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing)

  • Tricia Stone (IDD PASRR, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy and Financing)

  • Michelle Voss (OBRA-PASRR Program Manager, Colorado Department of Human Services)

Illinois

Indiana

  • Vanessa Convard (Director of Long-Term Care Transitions, Family & Social Services Administration)

  • Holly Wimsatt (Director of Client Services, Family & Social Services Administration)

  • Kelsi Linville (Adults with MHI Program Director, Family & Social Services Administration)

Iowa

Kansas

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Montana

  • Jennifer Fox

  • Cathy Murphy (Program Support Bureau Chief, Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services)

Nebraska

North Dakota

  • Debbie Baier (North Dakota Department of Human Services)

  • Leann Thiel (Medicaid Payment and Reimbursement Services, Medical Services Division., North Dakota Department of Human Services)

Ohio

South Dakota

Utah

  • Kevin Bagley (Utah Department of Health)

  • Tonya Hales (Utah Department of Health)

  • Angella Pinna (Utah Department of Human of Services)

  • Nadia Biasi

  • Robert H. Snarr (State Adult Program Manager, Utah Department of Human of Services)

  • Sheri DeVore (Utah Department of Human of Services)

  • Erin Lloyd (Utah Department of Health)

Wisconsin

Wyoming

  • Sara Rogers (Facilities Manager, Wyoming Department Of Health , Division of Healthcare Financing)

Western Region PTAC Call

Alaska

Arizona

California

Hawaii

Idaho

Nevada

Oregon

Washington