Ethics Bio

Bruce E. Davis, Ph.D. is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Behavior Analyst in Tennessee. He currently works as the Director of Behavioral and Psychological Services for the Tennessee Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Dr. Davis is a member of the board of directors of NADD-An Organization for Persons with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Health Needs. He has over 30 years of clinical experience working with people who have co-occurring intellectual disabilities and mental health disorders. Dr. Davis is an accomplished trainer and has presented papers at numerous conferences over his career.

Dr. John Johnson earned a Ph.D. in Psychology from Peabody/Vanderbilt with an emphasis in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. He is a Licensed Psychologist, DIDD Approved Behavior Analyst and Certified National Guardian. His career includes college professor, school psychologist and private practitioner. He founded Comcare, an agency providing community services for adults with IDD and served as Executive Director for 25 years. He now serves as the Director of the Comcare Conservatorship Program.

Dr. Jeff Feix earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Kentucky and completed an internship at the Harvard Medical School in 1989. He came to Tennessee as the Director of Forensic and Juvenile Court Services for the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services in July of 2007. Previously, he worked in the public sector as a therapist, a forensic psychologist and a sex offender treatment provider in Massachusetts and Virginia. He has served as Chair of the executive committee of the Forensic Division of the National Association of Mental Health Program Directors.

Dr. Vickey Coleman holds a Ph.D. in public health with a concentration in community health education and promotion. She has over 25 years of experience in the field of mental health and intellectual and developmental disabilities. She currently serves as the Director of the Office of Civil Rights and Customer-Focused Services Unit for the Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. She also serves as an expert consultant for the United States Department of Justice. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors for Intunity (formerly the Housing Foundation of West TN). Dr. Coleman serves as the DIDD Human Rights Committee Coordinator and co-authored the DIDD Human Rights Committee Concept Paper. Previously, she served as the Senior Associate with Federal Court Monitor’s Office (NKR & Associates) in the Arlington Litigation and has worked at a DIDD contracted agency as well as a state-operated Intermediate Care Facility.