Stephanie Mote has worked in the field of developmental disabilities and mental health services for more than 15 years, with experience as a provider, service director, waiver manager, and waiver waitlist support person. She most recently served within the Virginia state government supporting HCBS program development along with regulation and policy management. Stephanie is a proud Wahoo from the University of Virginia. As a Senior Policy Analyst, Stephanie provides technical assistance to states on HCBS and other aspects of the Medicaid program impacting state I/DD systems. She serves as a key team member on projects, including service innovations, stakeholder engagement approaches, and equity efforts.