Jill has lived in North Carolina for more than 35 years. She lives in Greenville with her husband and has three grown children. She graduated from East Carolina University and is a licensed marriage and family therapist. She has worked in public mental health and private practice with families and children with mental health and developmental disabilities. Eleven years ago she began working for the UNC-Chapel Hill TEACCH Autism Program and is now the director of the Greenville center. Jill has been involved both locally and on the state level with advisory councils for public education. As the mother of a son with Autism, she co-led a parent support group for 14 years. Jill is honored to serve on the board where abilities are emphasized and all rights for individuals are protected.
Disability Rights North Carolina is a legal advocacy organization that fights for the rights of people with disabilities in North Carolina.