Juan Wilson (CHAIRMAN)- Juan is the Coordinator of Support Services at Gwinnett Technical College, having worked at GTC since 2016. Mr. Wilson attended California State University, Northridge for both undergraduate and graduate school, majoring in Special Education. Mr. Wilson’s work is focused on assisting students with Disability Services and Special Populations at GTC as they navigate to their desired successful futures. He is currently President-Elect for GA-AHEAD (Georgia Association on Higher Education and Disability).
Karen Lewis – Karen is Georgia’s current State Interagency Coordinating Council Chairperson. She is also the mom of child with complex medical issues and neurodevelopmental delay. Karen is also the Parent Resource Coordinator for Babies Can’t Wait in Georgia, and a Parent Mentor for the NICU at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta/Scottish Rite. She serves on numerous boards and committees to give insight on parent’s perspectives, benefits of early intervention/inclusion, transitioning and lengthy hospital stays. She focuses on developing and engaging Special Needs families from diverse backgrounds to ensure representation in critical decision making at the policy and legislative level. Karen attended University of Louisiana and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.
Katherine (Kate) Davis- Kate is an Athens, Georgia native. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia and her Master’s degree in Human Resources from Colorado State University. Her passion is equity and empowerment for all people, particularly those coming from lower income, differently abled, and justice involved. Kate spent four years as an Affordable Care Act Navigator where she assisted people in signing up for health insurance, including Medicaid and Peachcare. Kate then began working for Goodwill of North Georgia, where she worked as an Employment Job Coach assisting people with learning their jobs and then as a C3 Navigator where she assisted people in enrolling in post-secondary education.
Sheila Carter (EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR)-Sheila serves as CAMP's Executive Director. She and her husband are the parents of two children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. In addition to her advocacy work with developmentally disabled and medically fragile children, Sheila is also a licensed professional and Board Certified Patient Advocate, working with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, seniors, health care providers and case managers serving such vulnerable populations affected by HIV/AIDS, hypertension, cancer and brain injuries. Sheila serves as a Board member of the ADMH and has also served on the Advisory Council for Special Needs Respite. A proud graduate of Georgia State University, Sheila earned a Master of Public Administration degree in 1999.