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33 Washington St.
Toms River, NJ 08753

(732) 341-8455

Jessica Short, Committee Chair
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William Gaul, Committee Secretary
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The Toms River Mayor’s Advisory Committee on Developmental Disabilities provides advocacy and assistance for residents with developmental disabilities and their family members.  The committee advocates for both the education and employment of people with developmental disabilities and serves as a resource for the local community.  In keeping with the ordinance, the committee serves as a voice to Mayor Kelaher and the Town Council Members on actions that will improve the lives of Toms River residents with developmental disabilities. 

The committee meets once a month and all meetings are open to the public.  The 2011 meetings will be held at 6:30 pm in the Hirschblond Room in Town Hall on the following dates:

2013 TRMACDD Members


Jessica Short, Committee Chair


William Gaul, Committee Secretary


Parents/Family Members


Yvonne Stern


Jane Tallman


Heather Valeo




Allison Kobus


Organization Representatives


William Gaul                       New Jersey Institute for Disabilities (www.njid.org)


Pat Hertz                             Family Resource Network (www.familyresourcenetwork.org)


John Hometchko              Values Into Action (www.valuesintoaction.org)


Veronica Maier                 Toms River Regional Schools (www.trschools.com)


Bobbi Jo Pansier               Children’s Specialized Hospital (www.childrens-specialized.org)


Judy Potter                         Children’s Specialized Hospital (www.childrens-specialized.org)


Mark Regenthal                Toms River Regional Schools (www.trschools.com)


Carolyn Romond              Children’s Specialized Hospital (www.childrens-specialized.org)


Jessica Short                      Rutgers Boggs Center (www.rwjms.rutgers.edu/boggscenter)


Nathalie Soulier                ARC of Ocean (www.arcocean.org)


David Velardo                    21Plus (www.21plus.org)


Candice Waszkiewicz      Toms River Regional Schools (www.trschools.com)


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