Autism Council Members

Council members are appointed by the Governor, who specified that a majority of the Council members must be parents of children with autism. The remaining members of the Council may include the following individuals: providers of services to children with autism; local government officials; persons with knowledge of the issues relating to autism; and public members. To apply to become a member of the Governor's Council on Autism, please see the bottom of this page for application information.

Council Members

Name Representation
Nissan Bar-Lev Special Education; CESA #7
Vivian Hazell Provider; Beyond Boundaries of Autism
Liesl Jordan Parent
Pam Lano Provider, Family Path Autism Services
Roberta Mayo Parent


Council Staff

Name Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Andrea Jacobson Division of Medicaid Services, Bureau of Children's Services, Program Improvement & Quality Outcomes Section


Governor's Council on Autism Applications

All applications to serve on the Governor's various Boards, Commissions, and Councils must be completed online. Simply select the Complete Online Application link and follow the process. All appointments are administered by the Office of the Governor.