State Agencies

To find a particular state’s intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) agency address and phone number, click on that state on the map or state name below. To visit that state’s website, click on the state name link included with the address and phone number.

Please email corrections to Karol Snyder, Director of Administrative Services at ksnyder@nasddds.org.

Alabama
Terry Pezent

Associate Commissioner
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Mental Health
100 N Union Street
PO Box 301410
Montgomery, AL 36130-1410
Tel: (334) 242-3701

Alaska
John Lee

Director
Senior and Disabilities Services
Health and Social Services
550 W 8th Avenue
Anchorage, AK 99501
Tel: (907) 269-3666

Arizona
Zane Garcia Ramadan

Assistant Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Economic Security
1789 W Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ  85007
Tel: (602) 542-2277

Arkansas
Melissa Stone

Director 
Developmental Disabilities Services
Department of Human Services
Donaghey Plaza North
PO Box 1437, Slot N505
Little Rock, AR 72203
Tel: (501) 682-8665

California
Nancy Bargmann

Director
Department of Developmental Services
PO Box 944202
Sacramento, CA 94244-2020
Tel: (916) 654-1897

Colorado
Bonnie Silva

Director
Office of Community Living
Colorado DHCP&F
1570 Grant Street
Denver, CO 80203
Tel: (303) 866-6158 

Connecticut
Jordan Scheff

Commissioner
Department of Developmental Services
460 Capitol Avenue
Hartford, CT 06106
Tel: (860) 418-6015

Delaware
Marissa Catalon

Director
Developmental Disabilities Services
Health and Social Services
Woodbrook Professional Center, Building 1056
1056 S Governor's Avenue, Suite 101
Dover, DE 19904
Tel: (302) 744-9600

District of Columbia
Andrew Reese

Director
Department on Disability Services
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024-3208
Tel: (202) 442-8411

Florida
Barbara Palmer

Director
Agency for Persons with Disabilities
4030 Esplanade Way, Suite 380
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0950
Tel: (850) 488-4257

Georgia
Ronald Wakefield

Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Georgia DBHDD
Two Peachtree Street, NW, 22-210
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: (404) 657-2680

Hawaii
Mary Brogan

Administrator
Developmental Disabilities Division
Department of Health
PO Box 3378
Honolulu, HI 96801
Tel: (808) 586-5842

Idaho
Chad Cardwell

Deputy Administrator
Family & Community Services
Department of Health and Welfare
450 W State Street
Boise, ID 83720-0036
Tel: (208) 334-5702

Illinois
Allison Stark

Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services
Iles Park Complex
600 East Ash, Building 400, Mail Stop 1 South
Springfield, IL 62703
Tel: (217) 782-6803

Indiana
Kim Opsahl

Director 
Disability & Rehabilitative Services
Family & Social Services Administration
402 W Washington Street, W451
PO Box 7083
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
Tel: (317) 232-1147

   
Iowa
Marissa Eyanson

Administrator
Division of Mental Health and Disability Services
Department of Human Services
Hoover Building 5SE
1305 East Walnut
Des Moines, IA 50319-0114
Tel: (515) 281-7277

Kansas
Laura Howard

Interim Secretary
Aging and Disability Services
New England Building
503 S Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
Tel: (785) 296-4986

Kentucky
Claudia J. Johnson

Director
Developmental and Intellectual Disabilities
275 East Main Street 4CF
Frankfort, KY 40621
Tel: (502) 782-6219

Louisiana
Mark A. Thomas

Deputy Secretary
Louisiana Department of Health
PO Box 629
Baton Rouge, LA 70821-0629
Tel: (225) 342-7092

Louisiana
Julie Foster Hagan

Assistant Secretary
Office for Citizens with DD
Louisiana Department of Health
PO Box 3117
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Tel: (225) 342-0095

Maine
Elizabeth Hopkins

Director
Office of Aging and Disability Services
Health and Human Services
11 State House Station
41 Anthony Avenue
Augusta  ME  04333-0011
Tel: (207) 287-5892

Maryland
Bernard Simons

Deputy Secretary
Developmental Disabilities Administration
Department of Health 
201 West Preston Street, Fourth Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201
Tel: (410) 767-5607

Massachusetts
Jane Ryder

Commissioner
Department of Developmental Services
500 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
Tel: (617) 727-5608

Michigan
Allen Jansen

Senior Deputy Director
Behavioral Health & DD Administration
Department of Community Health
320 S Walnut Street
Lewis Cass Bldg. 5th Floor Executive Office
Lansing, MI 48913
Tel: (517) 335-0276

Minnesota
Natasha Merz

Director 
Disability Services Division
PO Box 64967
St. Paul, MN 55164-0967
Tel: (651) 431-2400

                                                                               
Mississippi
Craig Kittrell

Director
Bureau of Intellectual Disabilities
Department of Mental Health
239 N Lamar Street, Suite 1101
Jackson, MS 39201
Tel: (601) 359-5780

Missouri
Jessica Bax

Director 
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Mental Health
1706 E Elm Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
Tel: (573) 751-8676

Montana
Lindsey Carter

Bureau Chief
Developmental Disabilities Program
Public Health and Human Services
111 N Sanders, Room 305
PO Box 4210
Helena, MT  59604-4210
Tel: (406) 444-2799

Nebraska
Tony Green

Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Health & Human Services
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
Tel: (402) 471-8416

Nevada
Dena Schmidt

Administrator
Aging & Disability Services Division
3416 Goni Rd, Suite D-132
Carson City, NV 89706
Tel: (775) 687-4210

New Hampshire
Deborah Scheetz

Director
Division of Long Term Supports and Services
105 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: (603) 271-9459

New Jersey
Jonathan Seifried

Assistant Commissioner 
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services
PO Box 726
Trenton, NJ 08625
Tel: (609) 633-7989

New Mexico
Scott Doan

Deputy Director (Interim Division Director)
Developmental Disabilities Supports
Department of Health
1170 N Solano Suite G
Las Cruces, NM 88001
Tel: (575) 528-5187

New York
Theodore Kastner, MD, MS

Commissioner 
Office For People With DD
44 Holland Avenue
Albany, NY 12229
Tel: (518) 473-1997

North Carolina
Kody Kinsley

Interim Director MH/DD/SAS 
Health & Human Services 
3001 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-3001
Tel: (919) 733-7011

   
North Dakota
Tina Bay

Director 
Developmental Disabilities Division 
Department of Human Services
1237 W Divide Avenue, Suite 1A
Bismarck, ND 58501-1208
Tel: (701) 328-8966

Ohio
Jeff Davis

Director
Department of Developmental Disabilities
30 E Broad Street, 12th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Tel: (614) 466-6753

Oklahoma
Beth Scrutchins

Director
Developmental Disabilities Services
Department of Human Services
PO Box 25352
Oklahoma City, OK 73125-0352
Tel:  (405) 249-7082

Oregon
Lilia Teninty

Director
Developmental Disability Services
Department of Human Services
500 Summer Street NE, E09
Salem, OR 97301-1073
Tel: (503) 945-6918

Pennsylvania
Kristin Ahrens

Deputy Secretary
Office of Developmental Programs
Department of Human Services
625 Forster Street
Harrisburg, PA 17120
Tel: (717) 787-3700

Rhode Island
Kevin Salvage

Interim Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities & Hospitals
14 Harrington Road
Cranston, RI 02920
Tel: (401) 462-3421

South Carolina
Michelle G. Fry, J.D. Ph.D.

Director 
Disabilities and Special Needs
3440 Harden Street, Ext.
Columbia, SC 29203
Tel: (803) 898-9769

   
South Dakota
Joey Younie

Director
Division of Developmental Disabilities
Department of Human Services
3800 East Highway 34, 
Hillsview Properties Plaza
c/o 500 East Capitol Avenue
Pierre, SD 57501-5070
Tel: (605) 773-3438

Tennessee
Brad Turner

Commissioner 
Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
UBS Tower, 8th Floor
315 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243-1403
Tel: (615) 532-5970

Texas
Sonja Gaines

Associate Commissioner
IDD and Behavioral Health Services
Texas Health and Human Services
Brown-Heatly Building
4900 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78751
Tel: (512) 437-3417

Utah
Angella Pinna

Services for People with Disabilities
Department of Human Services
195 North 1950 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84116
Tel: (801) 448-1782

Vermont
Vacant

Director
Developmental Disabilities Services
Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living
280 State Drive
Waterbury VT 05671-2030
Tel: (802) 241-0302

Virginia
Heather Norton

Acting Deputy Commissioner
Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
Division of Developmental Services
PO Box 1797
Richmond, VA 23218-1797
Tel: (804) 786-5850

Washington
Debbie Roberts

Assistant Secretary
DD Services Administration
Social and Health Services
PO Box 45310
Olympia, WA 98504-5310
Tel: (360) 407-1564

West Virginia
Randall Hill

Director
Home and Community Based Services
Bureau for Medical Services
350 Capitol Street, RM 251
Charleston, WV 25301-3707

Wisconsin
Curtis Cunningham

Deputy Administrator
Division of Long Term Care
Department of Health Services
1 West Wilson, Room 418
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (608) 261-7810