Jessica Campbell

LI Grassroots Field Assistant, Self-Advocacy Association of New York State

Jessica Campbell is currently a member of AHRC Nassau's Board of Directors and serves as an AHRC Quality Assurance Trainer. Campbell has served as a Field Assistant for the Long Island Region at SANYS since 2010. In this role, Campbell shares her story to empower other men and women with developmental disabilities. In 2014, Campbell was awarded the SANYS Statewide Self Advocate of the Year Award for her self advocacy efforts teaching others and following her own journey from group home to Self Direction in a non-certified setting apartment without an agency. Campbell graduated form Partners in Policymaking at Cornell University an online course and serves as an Ambassador for Long Island. She also teaches SANYS U to her peers in the community and is currently designing a Transitions Curriculum/Workbook for people going to Self-Directed Services. Campbell is also a member of the Managed Care/CCO Committee at Partners Health Plan, where she works on the transformation of Care Coordination and participates in various pilots. Campbell supported and conducted decision-making training through Supported Decision-Making New York (SDMNY).