WINGS Task Force

The WINGS Task Force is a group of 29 persons from the Alabama Governor's office, the Alabama Legislature, the Social Security Administration, as well as judicial, legal, disability, and aging entities.  A family guardian and a mental health services consumer are also members of the Task Force. The Task Force first met on September 21, 2017. The members of the Task Force include the following persons:

Professor John C. Craft
Clinical Associate Professor of Law and Director - Clinical and Field Placement Programs & Director - Elder Law Clinic, Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law (Chairman)

Ms. Tonia Bell, Deputy Director, Adult Protective Services Division
Alabama Department of Human Resources

The Honorable Mike Bolin
Associate Justice, Supreme Court of Alabama

The Honorable Allison Boyd
Probate Judge, Shelby County

Gaines Brake, Esquire
Maynard Cooper & Gale, PC

Chanda M. Crutcher, RG, CMC, CEO
Alabama Aging Resources, Inc.

Kimberly Dobbs, Esquire, Assistant Attorney General
Alabama Department of Human Resources

Jacob Dubin, Esquire, Assistant Attorney General
Alabama Department of Mental Health

Ms. Lauren Hogeland

Todd E. Hughes, Esquire, General Counsel
Alabama Department of Senior Services

The Honorable Jay Jones, Lee County Sheriff
Alabama Sheriffs Association

Lee Jordan, Esquire
Legal Services Alabama

Ms. Mamie Long
Family Guardian and Conservator

Bob Maddox, Esquire, Staff Attorney, Legal Division (WINGS Project Coordinator)
Alabama Administrative Office of Courts

Mr. Thomson McCorkle, Executive Director
Wings Across Alabama

Mr. Kylle' D. McKinney, Public Affairs Specialist
Alabama Area Director's Office
Social Security Administration

Ms. Virginia Moore-Bell, State Long-Term Care Ombudsman

The Honorable John E. Paluzzi
Probate Judge (Retired), Pickens County

Ms. Anna Pritchett, Advocacy Director
AARP Alabama

Mr. Jeff Pruitt, Executive Director
North Central Alabama Regional Council of Governments

Ms. Susan Segrest, Executive Director
Central Alabama Aging Consortium

Angie Cameron Smith, Esquire, General Counsel
Alabama Nursing Home Association

Sam L. Smith, LMSW
Division Director, Adult Protective Services, Alabama Department of Human Resources

The Honorable David Standridge
Alabama State Representative, House District 34

Sidney C. Summey, Esquire
White Arnold & Dowd

The Honorable William A. Tate
Probate Judge, Crenshaw County

James Tucker, Esquire, Director
Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program

Ms. Melissa J. Warnke, Director of Communications
Alabama State Bar Association

Mr. David White, Senior Policy Advisor
Office of the Governor