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 Cooper.McCormick@tn.gov

DDPPC Membership Interest Form

Tuesday, January 17

Tuesday, April 18

Tuesday, July 18

Tuesday, October 17

Click here for more meeting information.

Linda Brown LaVergne, TN
Advocate for Adults/Chair
December 2022 to December 2024
Carol Stevens Clarksville, TN
July 2021 to July 2024
Stephanie Rutherford Clarksville, TNĀ 
Family Member
June 2022 to June 2025
Pam Jackson Chattanooga, TN
July 2022 to July 2025
Brianna MacEachern Hermitage, TN
Katie Beckett Family Member
April 2021 to April 2024
Lauren Pearcy Nashville, TN
Council on DD
December 2022 to December 2025
Ericka Barrett Whites Creek, TN
TEIS Family Member
April 2023 to April 2026
Melissa Dowdy Nashville, TN
Family Member/Advocate for Children
April 2021 to April 2024
Regina Wilson Oak Ridge, TN
May 2022 to May 2025
Juan Chrigliano Shelbyville TN
Family Member
January 2022 to January 2025