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Support Staff

Advisor to the Self-Advocates of Michigan
Renée Hall hallr24@michigan.gov

Renee is on staff with the Developmental Disabilities Council of Michigan as the Advisor to the Self-Advocates of Michigan. Renee graduated from Michigan State University with a Master’s in Rehabilitation Counseling.  She also holds Bachelor’s Degrees in both English and Religious Studies. She has been an active member in the disability community for over 20 years in roles such as advocate, Direct Support Professional, Service Coordinator, Counselor, and Research Specialist. She has extensive experience in event management, AT, accessibility compliance and web authoring. Renee is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor. She sits on several non-profit Boards and is very active in her community.


Membership Committee Support Staff
Angela Martin angela.martin@wayne.edu

Angela is the Senior Associate Director at the Developmental Disabilities Institute at Wayne State University.


Public Policy Committee Support Staff
Brett Williams williamsb18@michigan.gov

Brett Williams is the Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council’s Public Policy Analyst. He joined the council’s staff in January of 2015. During his tenure with the council, he has worked with self-advocates, policymakers, stakeholders, and multiple advocacy organizations to ensure people with disabilities have their voices heard on policy and legislative issues. Brett has over 20 years’ experience in legislative and policy work. He served under two state representatives and held public office for 12 years as a township trustee. He received his B.A. from the University of Michigan-Flint with the distinction of high honors in Political Science and Criminal Justice System & Society.


Public Relations Support Staff
Chelsea Chamberlain cchamberlin@drmich.org

Chelsea is on staff at Disability Rights Michigan


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