Children With Special Health Care Needs

Commission Details

Board Website 
Board Website
Long Name 
Commission on Children with Special Health Care Needs
Department 
Health and Human Services
Governor Appointments 
9
Total Board Positions 
9
Cite Name 
N.C. Gen. Stat.
Cite Number 
§ 143-682
Ethics 
Yes
Term Length 
2 years
Purpose 
The commission monitors and evaluates the availability and provision of health services to special needs children in North Carolina and monitors and evaluates services provided under the Health Insurance Program for Children.

Current Members


Member Name 
Appointment Date 
Term End Date 
Term Type 
Requirements 
Valerie A. Green 8/15/20176/30/2021LimitedA parent of a special needs child w/chronic illness
Vacant9/12/20186/30/2022LimitedA parent of a special needs child w/a developmental disability or behavioral disorder
Melissa R. Johnson 8/15/20196/30/2022LimitedA licensed psychologist recommended by the NC Psychological Association
Mark A. Mattioli 8/29/20186/30/2022LimitedA licensed psychiatrist recommended by the NC Psychiatric Association
Gary R. Maslow 4/29/20156/30/2023LimitedRepresentative of one of the children`s hospitals in NC, recommended by Pediatric Society of NC
Savithri Nageswaran 9/25/20196/30/2023LimitedLicensed pediatrician, provides services for special needs children, rec. by Pediatric Society of NC
Nina M. Oliver 8/15/20176/30/2023LimitedLocal public health director, recommended by Association of Local Health Directors
Karen W. Hamilton 8/3/20206/30/2022LimitedEducator providing education service to special needs child, rec by NC Council Admin of Special Ed.
Bryan Cobb 10/6/20206/30/2022LimitedLicensed Dentist provides services to children w/special needs, rec. by NC Dental Society


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