Developmental Disabilities Committee

About

The Toms River Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Developmental Disabilities provides advocacy and assistance for residents with developmental disabilities and their family members. The committee advocates for both the education and employment of people with developmental disabilities and serves as a resource for the local community. In keeping with the ordinance, the committee serves as a voice to Mayor Kelaher and the Township Council Members on actions that will improve the lives of Toms River residents with developmental disabilities.

Agendas & MinutesTRMACDD logo

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.

Agendas and Minutes

Upcoming Events

Members

  • Leigh Simpson, Committee Chair
  • Christine Matus, Committee Vice-Chair
  • Megan Miller, Committee Secretary
  • James Barberi, Advocate
  • Alice Belanger, Self-Advocate
  • Keri Britske, Organization Representative - CMC
  • Cindy Conley, Representative - First Children Services
  • Martha Cray, Advocate
  • Cara Graham, Representative - Graham Behavior Services
  • Diane Hutton-Rose, Organization Representative - 21 Plus
  • Veronica Maier, Organization Representative - TRSchools
  • Chelsea Martin, Representative - Navigation Support Coordination
  • Jessica Nylen, Organization Representative - OCHD
  • Deborah O'Chat-  Family Resource Network 
  • Paul Perillo, Advocate
  • Adam Silversmith, Representative - Toms River Youth Services
  • Leigh Simpson, Advocate
  • Judith Strollo, Advocate
  • Patrick Sweeney, Organization Representative - Children’s Specialized Hospital
  • Jane Tallmann, Family Advocate
  • Elisa Velazquez- Ocean Pediatric Dental Association 
  • Gary Weitzen, Organization Representative - POAC Autism Services