Contact Us

Director: Tyler Reimschisel, MD, MHPE

Associate Director (Johnson City): Cynthia Chambers, PhD

Associate Director (Nashville): Evon Batey Lee, PhD

Manager: Pam Grau

Coordinator: Julie Sears, MEd/EAL,

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LEND Advisory Council

  • Tonya Bowman
    Resource Specialist/Newborn Hearing Parent Consultant
    Family Voices of Tennessee
  • Tonya Bowman
    Parent Navigator/NBH Parent Consultant
    Family Voices of Tennessee
  • Cynthia R. Chambers
    Associate Professor
    Special Education at East Tennessee State University
  • Alicia Cone, Ph.D.
    Director of Grant Program
    Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities
  • Sherry Cummings, Ph.D.
    Associate Dean
    University of Tennessee College of Social Work, Nashville
  • Malessa Fleenor
    Executive Director
    The Arc Washington County
  • Pam Grau
    Manager, LEND
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Ms. Jacqueline Johnson
    Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN) Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Family Health and Wellness
  • Kathleen McEnerney, DA, MT (ASCP), NM
    College of Health Sciences, Tennessee State University
  • Elise McMillan, J.D.
    Co-Director, UCEDD
    Vanderbilt Kennedy Center
  • Sheila Moore
    Chief Executive Director,
    The Arc of Davidson County
  • Tyler Reimschisel, M.D., MHPE
    Assistant Professor
    Division of Developmental Medicine
  • Julie Sears, MEd/EAL
    Coordinator, Vanderbilt Consortium LEND
    East Tennessee State University
  • Cathy R. Taylor, DrPH, MSN, RN
    Dean, Gordon E. Inman College of Health Sciences & Nursing
    Belmont University
  • Babs Tierno, M.Ed.
    Executive Director
    Autism Tennessee
  • Adelaide Vienneau
    Junior League Family Resource Center, Monroe Carell Jr.Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
  • Michael D. Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP
    Director, Family Health and Wellness Division
    Tennessee Department of Health
  • Carol Westlake, M.Ed.
    Executive Director
    Tennessee Disability Coalition
  • Lynn Williams
    Associate Dean Academic Affairs and Professor
    East Tennessee State University
  • Wanda Willis
    Executive Director
    Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities