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TBI Advisory Council

Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council

The TBI Advisory Council was organized in accordance with the legislation to provide advice and guidance to the TBI program staff. The nine-member Council is appointed by the Governor and includes representatives from the Departments of Education, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services/ Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities and Human Services. An additional member is a health care professional that provides direct care to persons with TBI. Five members represent the category of TBI survivor, family member or primary care giver. The Council was organized in 1994 and has met quarterly since that time.

The 2018-2019 TBI Advisory Council is comprised of the following members:     

Council memberCategory of representationPam BryanSurvivor, Family member, Primary care giverAmy BoulwareSurvivor, Family member, Primary care giverAvis EasleyDepartments of Mental Health/Intellectual DisabilitiesAlicia FittsSurvivor, Family member, Primary care giverJoanna BivinsDepartment of EducationMark Heydt, ChairHealth Care ProfessionalJoanne MorrisDepartment of Human ServicesBrian PotterSurvivor, Family member, Primary care giverMichelle StantonSurvivor, Family member, Primary care giver

Council Member Category of Representation  
Pam Bryan Survivor, Family member, Primary Care Giver  
Amy Boulware Survivor, Family member, Primary Care Giver  
Avis Easley  Department of Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities  
Alicia Fitts Suvivor, Family member, Primary Care Giver  
Joanna Bivins Department of Education   
Mark Heydt, Chair Health Care Professional  
Joanne Morris Department of Human Services  
Brian Potter Survivor, Family member, Primary care giver  
Michelle Stanton Survivor, Family member, Primary care giver  

Upcoming 2020 TBI Advisory Council Meetings: 

February 10

May 11

August 10

November 9

Meeting Minutes 

  • May 18, 2015
  • March 17, 2015
  • August 18, 2014
  • May 19, 2014
  • March 28, 2014
  • November 4, 2013
  • August 19, 2013
  • May 6, 2013
  • March 22, 2013
  • January 28, 2013
  • May 16, 2011