Board of Directors

TASH is governed by a board of directors and is supported by a network of members, volunteers, committees and chapter organizations. The TASH membership includes a diverse array of individuals and perspectives, including researchers, professionals, direct service workers, family members and people with disabilities. Together, we share a commitment to quality lives for people with disabilities.

2017 TASH Board of Directors

Ralph Edwards
Boston, Mass.
(781) 593-7364

Ruby Moore
Vice President
Decatur, Ga
(404) 885-1234
Employment Committee Co-Chair


Kathleen Fallon
Treasurer, Ex Officio
Boston, Mass.
(617) 426-2026






David Taylor
Beverly Hills, MI
(248) 747-3780
Self-Advocacy Community of Practice Co-Chair


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George Singer
Santa Barbara, Calif.
(805) 893-2198
Research & Publications Committee Chair 


April Regester
St. Louis, Mo.
(314) 516-5917
Chapter Leadership Committee Co-Chair


Emily Titon
Jamestown, RI
(401) 862-8232
Self Advocacy Community of Practice Co-Chair


Robin Blount
Ex Officio
Atlanta, Ga.
(470) 259-1720

Conference Committee Chair


Kurt Schneider
Chicago, Ill.
(630) 887-1070
Governance & Elections Committee Co-Chair


Kelly Piacenti
Chester, NJ
(732) 718-9436

Governance & Elections Committee Co-Chair

Carvin Wilson
Mesa, AZ
(888) 236-8025
External Affairs Committee Chair



Jean Gerdin
Jean Gonsier-Gerdin
Elk Grove, CA
(925) 366-6246

Executive Committee Chair & Chapter Leadership Committee Co-Chair

Jenny Kurth
Lawrence, KS
(785) 864 0537
Early Career Researchers Network Chair & Inclusive Education Community of Practice Co-Chair


 Jenny Lengyel 
Kent, WA
(253) 854-7663
Community Living Community of Practice Chair


Jeffrey Hollander 
Springfield, NJ
(908) 229-0656