2019-2021 Board of Directors Election

​The Annual Meeting of the IDD Council of Tarrant County will take place at 8:30 – 10 a.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018, at Easter Seals North Texas.  At this meeting we will elect Board members and officers from received applications. If you are unable to attend in person, you may complete the mail in ballot and submit electronically by 5 p.m., Wednesday, December 5, 2018.

Thank you.

Download Electronic Ballot




A copy of Board Members job description and expectations, and Council By-laws are found below.

Board of Directors Job Description and Expectations


Exhibit A

2018 Board of Directors

  • Jeff Carlton, Board Chair - Parent and UNT Health Science Center

  • Mariagrazia Sheffield, Ph.D. - Fort Worth Independent School District

  • Annie-Laurie Logan-Klein - JPS Health Network

  • Luke Reynard - MHMR of Tarrant County

  • Lena Zettler - Cook Children's Medical Center Fort Worth

  • Audra Ressel - Texas Workforce Commission Vocational Rehabilitation Services

  • Haylie Miller - UNT Health Science Center

  • Laurie Snyder, Board Treasurer - Families for Effective Autism Treatment of North Texas

  • Linda Harmon - Parent and MHMR Board Member

  • Yolanda Hughes - Tarrant County College

  • Mariel Fernandez - Autism Treatment Center of Texas

Ex-Officio Members

  • Beth Cooper, Acting Secretary - MHMR of Tarrant County

  • Catherine Carlton - Communications Committee Co-Chair

  • Shawnnita Buckner - Communications Committee Co-Chair

  • Vacant - Faith Inclusion Committee Chair

  • Laura Golden - Transition Committee Chair

  • Mari Johnson - Special Events Committee Chair

The IDD Council of Tarrant County is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation

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