Meet the OWCA Family
Board of Directors  
Darlene Todd President
Dawn Lawson Vice President
Donna Jackson Secretary
Garland Reed, M.Ed Treasurer
Meritta Dawson Member
Meritta Dawson Member

Our Core Staff and Consultants  
Abila Tazanu, M.D. Executive Director, Pediatrician and Mother of children with autism and co-morbid behavioral health needs
Miguel Gonzalez Office Manager and Resource Development Coordinator
Samuel Gonzalez Bilingual Participant and Community Outreach Coordinator
Brenda Reed Clinical Administrative Assistant, Mother of child with autism
Edwinna Reed Family Care Coordinator, Mother of child with autism
Aldene Ault, R.N. Community Outreach Nurse
Rhonda Mitchell Prince George’s County Department of Health staff dedicated to supporting our Physician Outreach Program
Paul Mendiola Administrative Assistant and Self-Advocate

Program Staff  
Rochelle Matthews-Somerville, Ed.D. Educational Consultant and Director of Individualized Learning/ Tutoring
Victoria Lawson, LMFT, CAC1, MAC Therapist and mother of children with autism
Samone Spriggs Family Enrichment Coordinator, Sibling of individuals with autism
Salieu Sarr Fitness Educator
Henry Tarroza, Ph.D. Educational Consultant and Applied Behavioral Analysis Consultant

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