Jeff is the Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning at Advocates. As the Regional Director for The Department of Developmental Services (DDS), Jeff first connected with the Autism Alliance in an effort to obtain funding for the center. When Jeff left DDS in 2001, Nannette Ohman, the founding Director of the Alliance, approached him to become part of the Council.
Jeff brings years of experience, working with both state services and families, to help advocate for the Alliance. As a Council member, Jeff champions the Alliance’s efforts to help families navigate service channels and develop connections within the community. He has been instrumental in building the Alliance’s capacity to support individuals diagnosed on the autism spectrum across their lifespan. Jeff now has personal experience to bring to the Council through his girlfriend and her daughter Rosie, who is diagnosed on the autism spectrum.