SEAC Members 2021-2022

Special Education Advisory Committee 2020-2021

Executive Board Officers

Chairman – Mike Garrison, Parent/Northside

Chairman Elect – Robin Simpson, Parent/Cave Spring

Secretary – Lesley Harrop, Parent/Cave Spring

Vice Chair of Membership – Pamela Taylor

Vice Chair of Planning – Emily Berry, Parent/Cave Spring


Executive Board (includes Officers above)

Caitlin Paarlburg, Parent/Glenvar

Stacey Nicholas, Parent/Glenvar

Vacant, Parent/Byrd

Vacant, Parent/Byrd

Martha Kilburn, Parent/Northside

Vacant, Parent/Hidden Valley

Suzanne Lothes, RCPS Teacher Representative (

Patricia Fellabaum, Agency Representative of Carilion Clinic

Tristan Robertson, Agency Representative of Easter Seals


General Voting Membership (includes Officers and Executive Board above)

Amy Trail, Parent/Byrd


Consultants to the Committee

Beth Harman, RCPS Director of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services

Dr. Ken Nicely, RCPS Superintendent

David Linden, RCPS School Board

Jodi Poff, RCPS Principal

Brenda Hairston, RCPS Parent Resource Center

Chuck Lionberger, RCPS Director of Community Relations

Wanda Bass, SWAP/Project SEARCH Coordinator

Katherine Wells, Blue Ridge Independent Living Center

Emma Roshioru, Student Advisory Committee