Focus Areas

  • Mental health/behavioral resources for children with I/DD
  • Children in foster care with I/DD
  • Katie Beckett


  • Meets quarterly in Nashville, TN
  • Member terms are for 3 years

If you're interested in volunteering to serve on the Middle Regional Planning and Policy Council, please complete the interest form linked below. If you have any questions, please contact Natalie.Peron@tn.gov.

DDPPC Membership Interest Form

Tuesday, January 18

Tuesday, April 19

Tuesday, July 19

Tuesday, October 18

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Linda Brown LaVergne, TN
Advocate for Adults
October 2021 to October 2024
Carol Stevens Clarksville, TN
July 2021 to July 2024
Crystal Hicks Jacksboro, TN 
January 2022 to January 2025
Pam Jackson Chattanooga, TN
July 2020 to July 2022
Brianna MacEachern Hermitage, TN
Katie Beckett Family Member
April 2021 to April 2024
Jolene Sharp Brentwood TN
Other Affected
January 2022 to January 2025
Sara Scott Chattanooga, TN
Advocate for Children/Co-Chair
January 2020 to January 2023
Ericka Barrett Whites Creek, TN
TEIS Family Member
April 2020 to April 2023
Heidi Haines Nashville, TN
Advocate for Seniors
April 2021 to April 2024
Melissa Bartlett Chattanooga, TN
Family Member
July 2021 to July 2024
Juan Chrigliano Shelbyville TN
Family Member
January 2022 to January 2025