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

  • Steven Reeder (Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Director, Office of Adult Services)

  • Stefani O'Dea (Director, Office of Older Adults and Long Term Services and Supports, Behavioral Health Administration)

  • Karen Gauvin (Optum Maryland (Mental Health Determination))

  • Ramona Bradley  (Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Eastern Shore Region Health Service Liaison RN )

  • Michelle Howell  (Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration  Southern Region Health Service  Liaison RN )

  • Kelly Jones  (Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Central Region Health Service Liaison RN)​

  • Beth Laisure  (Maryland Developmental Disabilities Administration Western Region Health Service Liaison RN)

  • Jane Sacco (Chief, Division of Long Term Care Services)

  • Jarrod C. Terry, Assistance Director, Office of Long Term Services and Supports

  • Susan Panek (Deputy Director, Division of Long Term Care Services)

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 (Department for Medicaid Services, Division of Policy and Operations)

  • Lindsey Hensley (PASRR Nurse Coordinator, 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

  • Gloria Okereke (PASRR Unit Lead Nurse Consultant, Long Term Services and Supports, Division of Health Benefits)

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

  • Dean Smith (Unit Manager, Long Term Services and Supports, Division of Health Benefits)

  • Mary Rollins-Hughes (Program Operations Manager, Long Term Services and Supports, Division of Health Benefits)​

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

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

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