Members of the NH Council on ASD have been appointed as per the provisions of HB 1634. They represent a broad cross-section of the agencies, organizations and professionals that support individuals with ASD, along with family members and a self advocate. All Council meetings are open to the public.

Council Leadership

Jennifer Pineo, Chair Representing the NH Council on Developmental Disabilities

Adrienne Evans, Vice-Chair A family member of a person who has ASD, appointed by the Governor

Council Membership

Vacant NH Association of Special Education Administrators
Vacant Commissioner, NH Department of Education
Megan Turchetti Representing the NH Psychological Association
Jan Skoby Representing the  Commissioner Department of Health & Human Services
Elizabeth Collins, RN-BC, MS Administrator, Bureau of Developmental Services
Amy H. Frechette, A.S. Self Advocate, Appointed by the Governor
Sarah Aiken, Parent Representing the Governor
Bonnie Rothermal, MS Director, Division of Career Technology & Adult Learning Department of Education
Lori Noordergraaf Director, Division of Instruction, Department of Education
Director, Division of Public Health Services
Gregory Prazar, MD
Representing the NH Medical Association
Erica Ungarelli
Director, Bureau of Behavioral Health
Jonathan Routhier
Representing Community Support Network, Inc. (CSNI)
Rae Sonnenmeier, PhD, CCC-SLP
Representing the NH Institute on Disability University of New Hampshire
​Jane Hybsch
Office of Medicaid Business & Policy
Representative of the Autistic Self Advocacy Network
Ellen Boudreau
One Additional Member, Appointed by the Council
​Seeking Applications
A Person Who Has Autism Spectrum Disorder, Appointed by the Council
Pamela DiNapoli, PhD., RN, CNL
Representing the NH Nurses Association
Representing the NH Speech Language Hearing Association, Inc

Partner Organizations and Agencies

The following are links to the organizations and government agencies represented on the NH Council on ASD under its charter legislation, HB 1634. To learn more about the many other organizations — regional, statewide, and national –that support those who experience ASD, see the NH Family Voices Autism Connection

Community Support Network, Inc.

New Hampshire Department of Education

  • Division of Career Technology & Adult Learning (Vocational Rehabilitation)
  • Division of Educational Improvement

New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services

New Hampshire Association of Special Education Administrators

New Hampshire Council on Developmental Disabilities

Institute on Disability/UCED at the University of New Hampshire

New Hampshire Medical Society

New Hampshire Psychological Association