Kennedy Krieger Institute Elects New Member to Board of Directors

March 22, 2010
Victoria Sulerzyski to help guide the Institute’s leadership in developmental disabilities research, treatment and education programs

(Baltimore, MD) - Kennedy Krieger Institute announces a newly elected member to its Board of Directors. Victoria Z. Sulerzyski, an Associate at Ober, Kaler, Grimes &Shriver, joins 40 other Baltimore-area community and business leaders on Kennedy Krieger's Board of Directors.

Victoria Z. Sulerzyski

Associate, Ober, Kaler, Grimes &Shriver, P.C.

Ms. Sulerzyski currently serves as an Associate at Ober, Kaler, Grimes &Shriver, P.C. located in Baltimore. In this role, Sulerzyski advises clients on estate and trust matters as well as special needs planning. She also provides special education representation. Prior to her position at Ober Kaler, Sulerzyski worked for other prestigious firms including Miles &Stockbridge, P.C., Offit Kurman, P.A., and the Honorable Alan M. Wilner (Retired) at the Maryland Court of Appeals in Towson, MD. Adding to her new role as Board Member, Sulerzyski has testified before the Maryland General Assembly on various disabilities concerns, and before the United States Congress on medically fragile daycare affairs. Currently, she serves as Chair on the Board of Trustees for PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs-an affiliate of Kennedy Krieger Institute. She is also a member of the Maryland Department Health &Mental Hygiene Model Waiver Committee, the Maryland and American Bar Associations, the Special Needs Section of the National Association of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Anne Arundel County Local Interagency Coordinating Council, which advises the County's Infants and Toddlers Program. The election of Sulerzyski will bring the important perspective of a knowledgeable special education and disabilities lawyer to Kennedy Krieger's Board of Directors.

About Kennedy Krieger Institute

Internationally recognized for improving the lives of children and adolescents with disorders and injuries of the brain and spinal cord, the Kennedy Krieger Institute in Baltimore, MD serves more than 13,000 individuals each year through inpatient and outpatient clinics, home and community services and school-based programs. Kennedy Krieger provides a wide range of services for children with developmental concerns mild to severe, and is home to a team of investigators who are contributing to the understanding of how disorders develop while pioneering new interventions and earlier diagnosis. For more information on Kennedy Krieger Institute, visit www.kennedykrieger.org.

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