Authority: Ordinance adopted by the County Council April 17, 1978, pursuant to Acts 112 or 1974 and 282 of 1975.

Governing Body: Eleven members appointed by the Governor upon the recommendation of the County Legislative Delegation with the advice and consent of the majority of the County Council. One member from each Council District and four at-large.

Term of Office: Four-year staggered terms

Function: To provide for the administration, planning, coordination, and service delivery system for County Disability and Special Need Services.  To promote and accept local, state and federal financial support for programs which serve individuals with Intellectual disabilities, autism and head and spinal cord injuries.  To hire personnel to carry out its plans and programs.

Staff Liaison:

York County Board of Disabilities and Special Needs
PO Box 30
Rock Hill, SC 29731


Meeting Schedule: 


Members Position Term
Diane Carey Council District 1 April 30, 2017 (1st term)
Michael Schonfeld Council District 2 April 30, 2019 (2nd term)
Lee Green Council District 3 April 30, 2018 (2nd term)
Vacant Council District 4 April 30, 2015 (2nd term)
MaryAnn Aberman Council District 5 April 30, 2019 (2nd term)
Brian Wacaster Council District 6 March 15, 2019 (1st term)
Keith Martens Council District 7 April 30, 2020 (2nd term)
Daniel Hills At-large April 30, 2018 (1st term)
Kyle Christopher At-large April 30, 2018 (1st term)
Robert Cooper At-large April 30, 2019 (1st term)
Alice Davis At-large April 30, 2017 (1st term)