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State Supported Living Council

Authority: KRS 210.775
Status: Inactive
Inactive Reason: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 81, sec. 1, effective July 12, 2006 (Renamed Hart-Supported Living Council).
Term: 3 years
Chair: Members elect Chair.
Description: The State Supported Living Council is responsible for making recommendations to the Department for Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services for budget and priorities, for fund allocations for supported living services for persons with disabilities within the commonwealth and setting standards for quality assurance for persons with a disability who receive supported living services
Composition: Council shall consist of 11 members. The Commissioner of the Dept. for Mental Health & Mental Retardation Services and the Executive Director of the KY Housing Corporation or their designees shall be ex-officio members. 9 of the members shall be volunteers and shall be appointed by the Governor from a list of nominees as follows: 3 members shall rep. family members of persons w/ a disability;2 of the appointed members shall be persons with a disability; 1 of the appointed members shall represent professionals and providers of services to persons with a disability; 1 of the appointed members shall represent advocates for persons with a disability; and 2 of the appointed members shall represent the community at large.
Compensation: Expenses
Meeting Schedule: no less than every other month.
Number of Members: 13
Needs Senate Confirmation: No
          MHMR/Department for Aging 275 East Main Street 3W-F
          Frankfort, KY
County: Franklin
Phone: 502-564-6930
Fax: 502-564-4595


NameAppointedTerm ExpiresPositionCounty
Bowling, Rhonda K.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing family member of a person with disabilityJackson
Gripshover, Dewey5/6/20117/14/2013Representing family member of a person with disabilityBoone
Heath, Ava G.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing persons with a disabilityFranklin
Johnson, Kimberly J.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing advocates for persons with disabilitiesFranklin
Logsdon, Lavada P.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing advocates for persons with disabilitiesFranklin
Matranga, Tedde 2/28/20107/14/2010Representing advocates for persons with disabilitiesFayette
Moore, Ellen C.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing community at largeWoodford
Simmons, Thomas5/6/20117/14/2013Representing persons with a disabilityFranklin
Sterret, Robert L.5/6/20117/14/2013Representing professionals and providersFayette
Reiss, Toni5/6/20114/14/2013Representing family member of a person with disabilityFayette
Tolliver, Evelyn C.4/2/20087/14/2010Representing family member of a person with disabilityKenton
Morris, Wendy
Peters, J. Kathryn

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