- Teresa Anderson, Burlington: Teresa Anderson is Assistant Commissioner for Quality, Utilization and Analysis at the Massachusetts Department of Mental Health. She has 17 years experience working in state government and at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Further, she has lived experience in parenting children with special needs. Teresa earned a doctoral degree in Social Policy and Management from the Heller School at Brandeis University and a master of social work degree from the University of Connecticut.
- Gyasi Burks-Abbott, Bedford: Gyasi Burks-Abbott is a writer, speaker, and autism self-advocate who has shared his experiences living with autism at various conferences, both domestically and abroad. He has also served on the boards of many autism organizations. During the 2018-19 academic year, Gyasi was a LEND (Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities) Fellow at Boston Children’s Hospital where he had the opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. and advocate for the successful reauthorization of the Autism CARES Act. During the 2019-20 academic year, Gyasi was a Gopen Fellow at the Institute for Community Inclusion at UMass Boston where, as an independent project, he created a website of autism in adulthood resources (https://autismadulthood.net/). Currently, Gyasi is an advisor to the Advocates for Autism of Massachusetts and a member of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council. He lives in Bedford, Massachusetts.
- Alicia Hintlian, Winchester: Alicia Hintlian is the Vice President and Comptroller at Varick Enterprises. She volunteers with the EMARC Special Needs Tennis Program in Winchester.
- Charlotte Nunez, Arlington: Charlotte Nunez is a Vice President at Bank of America, and works in the area of commercial real estate. She is a graduate of Boston University and holds an MBA from Northeastern University.
- President: Catherine Boyle, Winchester: Catherine Boyle is a commissioner of the Winchester Housing Authority, a member of the Winchester Housing Partnership Board, and has completed over 60 hours of housing counseling training through HUD-approved intermediaries. She is the recipient of two Margaret L. Bauman Awards: one for her work with Autism Housing Pathways, and another for the development of the St. Mary’s Curriculum for Students with Autism, a religious education curriculum. A former Foreign Service Officer, Catherine is a graduate of Dartmouth College. She holds a certificate of graduate studies from UMASS Boston in adapting curriculum and a certificate in ADRC (Aging and Disability Resource Centers) Options Counseling from the Center for Aging & Disability Education & Research at Boston University’s School of Social Work.
- Vice-President: Fran Stanley, Groton: Fran Stanley is the Housing Coordinator and Assistant Town Clerk for the Town of Groton.
- Treasurer: Alaine Breen, Melrose: Alaine Breen, CPA, has served on several nonprofit boards including Mt Washington Valley Adaptive Sports, Friends of the Melrose Public Library, Follow Your Art Community Studios and Granite Backcountry Alliance; in her work as a CPA, she has a wealth of experience working with nonprofit organizations, bringing this experience to her treasurer position with AHP. She’s worked tirelessly to support her young adult son on the autism spectrum grow and thrive and has been an active volunteer in Melrose public schools over the years, including work with the Melrose SEPAC and serving on the MVMMS and MHS site councils .
- Secretary: Kevin Boyle, Winchester: Kevin Boyle is a Managing Director at KB Partners. He is a graduate of Dartmouth College and holds an MBA from Harvard University.