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Council Appointments 

The Information Clearinghouse on Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council is mandated by Florida Statute 383.141. The council is composed of health care providers and caregivers who provide health care services for persons who have developmental disabilities. The council consists of nine members, serving four year terms, as follows:

  1. Three members appointed by the Governor
  2. Three members appointed by the President of the Senate
  3. Three members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives

If you wish to be considered for a position on the council, please contact the following offices:

Gubernatorial Appointments Office
Senate President Appointments Office
Speaker of the House Appointments Office


Governor Appointments

Janet E. Caramello
Term Ends: 7/1/2015

Patricia C. Tice
Term Ends: 7/1/2016

Kristine Benson
Term Ends: 7/1/2018

President of the Senate Appointments

Camille Gardiner
Term Ends: 07/12/2023

Amber Davis
Term Ends: 10/1/2020

Shannon Moss
Term Ends: 08/20/23

Speaker of the House of Representatives Appointments

Crystal Hopkins                                                                                        Term Ends: 4/26/2019

Susan Prater DeBeaugrine
Term Ends: 4/26/2020

Dawn Brook
Term Ends: 10/1/2022