Oregon Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Pat Sublette, Commission Chairperson

Pat Sublette, Ph.D. is the superintendent of the Columbia Gorge ESD. She has worked in evaluation and programing for children who experience Autism in various capacities since 1995.

Formerly a classroom teacher, special educator and university professor, Pat has focused her career on supporting children with a variety of challenges. Prior to returning to Douglas ESD Pat served as the Oregon Traumatic Brain Injury Coordinator for the State of Oregon.

Currently, Pat is the Assistant Special Education Director of Douglas County ESD and coordinates the Early Intervention / Early Childhood Special Education Program.


SydneyShookSydney Shook

Position: B, Parent of a Child with Autism

Term: Nov 2013-Oct 2015 Extended: Nov 2015-Oct 2017

Wanting to do more for families who experienced more complex support issues, Sydney became involved with The Arc as a volunteer and in 2011 was hired by The Arc Lane County as a Program Development Specialist and the Family Network coordinator. Her new role is co-founder and co-executive director of North Star Pathways, a new provider agency geared toward community employment outcomes for middle and high school youth.

Cheryl Cisneros

Position: C, Parent of Adult Child with Autism

Term: Apr 2012-Mar 2014
Extended: Apr 2014-Mar 2018

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Bradley J. Hendershott

Position: D, Columbia Regional Program, PPS
Term: Apr 2017-Mar 2019

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MicheleRaddishMichele Radish, MD

Position: E
Medical Community
Email: Michelle.Raddish@providence.org Term: Nov 2013-Oct 2015
Extended: Nov 2015-Oct 2017

Dr. Michele Raddish is a Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician at the Providence Neurodevelopmental Center for Children. She provides ongoing management and support for children and young adults impacted by Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Bruce Baker

Position: G, Oregon Dept of Human Services (DHS)
Term: Apr 2013-Mar 2015, Extended: Apr 2015-Mar 2017,

Extended: Apr 2017-Mar 2019

Bruce Baker, MS, has been Manager of Children’s Services for the I/DD system in Oregon since 2009. Prior to that, Bruce had over 20 years’ experience developing supports for children and families across child-serving systems including mental health, child welfare, juvenile justice and education.

Corey Saradanian-Stump

Position: H, Advocacy Group-Mental Health

Term: Apr 2017-Mar 2019

Corey Stump is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and the Clinical Director for Footprints Behavioral Interventions, a service provider of Applied Behavior Analysis services in the state of Oregon. As a representative for the Mental Health community, Corey dedicates her professional and personal endeavors to helping those in need gain access to needed services while advocating Autism awareness and education across Oregon.

MarkWhitakerMark Whitaker, MD

Position: I, Medical Insurance Carrier
Term: Sep 2014-Aug 2016, Extended: Sep 2016-Aug 2018

Dr. Mark Whitaker is a Senior Medical Director with the Providence Health Plan and is the Commission’s health insurance representative. Dr. Whitaker practiced general pediatrics in the Kansas City area for 16 years before moving into administration. He has been a medical director at a number of health plans including Premera Blue Cross in Seattle, Presbyterian Health Plan in Albuquerque, and Kaiser Permanente in Kansas City.

LisaDarnoldLisa Darnold

Position: J, Oregon Department of Education (ODE)
Term: Nov 2013-Oct 2015, Extended: Nov 2015-Oct 2017

Lisa Darnold has been an educator for over 30 years and serves as the Director at the Oregon Department of Education. Before her current role she was the principal at Reynolds and Knappa School Districts, Special Education Director at the Beaverton School District and a Special Education Teacher in the Sherwood and Hillsboro School Districts.