Staff

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Brian Cox

Executive Director | brianc@md-council.org | 410-767-3671
Functions as the Chief Executive Officer with overarching responsibility for leading, directing and managing the activities and course of the Council based on what the Council decides are the goals and desired outcomes, and in compliance with federal laws and requirements. Leads the staff and Council in establishing and implementing the five-year State Plan, leads the Council’s public policy and advocacy agenda and strategies, state and federal government relations, and other operations. Manages the Council’s budget and hires and manages the Council staff.

Rachel London, Esq.

Deputy Director | rlondon@md-council.org | 410-767-3786
Works in partnership with the Executive Director to manage and implement the Council’s public policy activities, advocacy, and daily operations. Oversees fiscal management for the Council. Advocates for improvements in policies services, programs, laws, and regulations that affect people with developmental disabilities and their families for the following issues: child care, early intervention services, education, transitioning youth, and employment. Facilitates partnerships between key stakeholders, including state agencies, advocacy organizations, and others.

Vacant

Director of Public Policy Initiatives 
Serves as part of the Council’s public policy and advocacy team with the Executive Director and Deputy Director. Advocates for improvements in policies, services, programs, laws, and regulations. Serves on committees and coalitions  advocating the Council’s position, particularly related to children and family issues and the Developmental Disabilities Administration. Focus areas include children and family issues such as supports to families, self- advocacy, and leadership development. Coordinates new member orientation and oversees member support.

Krista Mason

Director of Communications & Information Management | kristam@md-council.org | 410-767-2914
Develops and executes a multi-strategy communications plan to provide essential information and resources to targeted audiences, raise awareness of Council priorities and initiatives, and impact and influence issues of importance to the Council. Serves as media point of contact. Also manages federal planning and reporting, including the Five Year State Plan, State Plan Amendments annual PPR (Program Performance Report), and Annual Work Plans.

Faye Bell-Boulware

Administrative Coordinator | fayeb@md-council.org | 410-767-6249
Serves as the main point of contact for inquiries, including submission of funding requests and requests for publications. Provides information and referral. Oversees office operations and provides administrative and clerical support. Coordinates meeting logistics and Council member support. Assists the Deputy Director with fiscal duties.

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