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August 16, 2017 at 5:43 pm

TLCPCP Community,
We are very happy to announce that our good friend Joe Macbeth, Executive Director at the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP), has joined the Board of Directors of TLCPCP. Joe was able to attend our board retreat a couple weeks ago and is already proving to be a great asset to our work. Please welcome Joe in the comments section and learn more about him from his bio below. Welcome Joe!
Michael Steinbruck
TLCPCP Executive Director
 
BIO: Joseph M. Macbeth is the Executive Director at the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) and has worked in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities for more than 30 years – beginning as a Direct Support Professional. Macbeth is recognized as a national leader in the advocacy and advancement the direct support profession and is a highly sought after speaker on the workforce crisis affecting human service provider organizations. He has co-authored the series of publications titled “Voices from the Frontlines”, produced an award winning Realistic Job Preview titled “Working as a Direct Support Professional: We Get It Done”, and has partnered with the State University of New York (SUNY) by assisting more than 500 direct support professionals advance their college education through the “Disability Studies Certificate”. He currently sits on the board of directors for the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL), the College of Direct Support and Relias Learning’s National Advisory Boards and most recently was appointed by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as a Member of the Advisory Council for the New York State Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs. Macbeth is also involved with AIEJI, an international organization based in Denmark that promotes the work of social educators. He lives in Albany, NY.