Disability and Guardianship Project 

Project Advisors

The individuals listed below are Advisors to the Disability and Guardianship Project.  As such, the Project Director calls upon them periodically for advice on specific issues relevant to the Project.  Each of the Advisors brings a unique perspective to these issues and lends valuable expertise to the important work that we do.

Tony Anderson
Former Executive Director
Arc of California
Sacramento, California

Christina Baldwin
Michael Hazeltine
Parent Advocates
Viola, Idaho

Richard Black
Americans Against Abusive
Probate Guardianship
Charlotte, North Carolina

Robin Black
Legal Services Director
Alta California Regional Center
Sacramento, California

Anthony Chicotel
Attorney at Law
California Association for
Nursing Home Reform
San Francisco, California

James Conway
Attorney at Law
Washoe Legal Services
Reno, Nevada

Arlene Diaz
Office of the Public Guardian
Santa Barbara, California

Mike Danneker
Executive Director (Retired)
Westside Regional Center
Los Angeles, California

John Dickerson
Founder, CEO
Indianapolis, Indiana

Marc Dubin
Attorney at Law
Director of Advocacy
Center for Independent Living
Miami, Florida

Barbara Imle
Disability Resource Consultant
Vista, California

Angela Kaufman
ADA Compliance Officer
City of Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Linda Kincaid, MPH
Coalition for Elder and
DisAbility Rights
Saratoga, California

Lisa MacCarley
Attorney at Law
Glendale, California

Patty Ann Murphy
Attorney at Law
Lancaster, California

Mark Olson
Parent Advocate
Henderson, Nevada

Douglas A. Schafer
Attorney at Law
Tacoma, Washington

Ronald Simandle
Parent Advocate
Los Angeles, California

Debra J. Stemmler
Fiscal Administrator
HIV Prevention and Care Project
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Teresa Thompson, Ph.D.
Parent Advocate
Joshua Tree, California

Tom Wright
Author and Filmmaker
Seattle, Washington

Adina Zahradnikova
Executive Director
Disability Law Center
Salt Lake City, Utah




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