Community Advisory Council

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The 2016 Council on Community Advocacy Award was presented to the Community Advisory Council for its commitment and support of full and active participation of self-advocates and family members in all CAC meetings and activities.

 

Based on their understanding if the DD Act and the goals of the Center, the Community Advisory Council:

  • Consults with the CLD Director regarding the development of the Center’s five-year plan
  • Reviews and comments annually on the Center’s progress in meeting the projected goals contained in the five-year plan
  • Makes recommendations to the CLD Director regarding any proposed revisions of the five-year plan
  • Meets as necessary to carry out the role of the Council; but at least three times a year
  • Conducts an annual review of the CLD Director
  • Advocates for, and on behalf of, the Center and its work
  • Supports and contributes to development activities of the Center
  • Advises and informs the CLD Director regarding other relevant organizations, programs, networks or activities that may provide opportunities for Center collaboration.

 

CAC Representation Across the State of Georgia

A map of CLD CAC representation from across the state.

Executive Committee
Ken Mitchell, Chair
Sheetul Wall, Vice-Chair

 

DD Network Partners
Kate Brady, GCDD

Becky Brightwell, IHDD designee

Zolinda Stoneman, Ph.D., IHDD
Eric Jacobson, GCDD
Ruby Moore, GAO

Renee Pruitt, GAO designee

Community Members

Renita Bundrage
Jane Grillo 

Robbie Huff
Nalini Isaac 

Nandi Isaac
Marian Jackson
Elizabeth Labbe-Webb 

Volly Nelson
Janice Nodvin 

Ben Oxley
Yvette Pegues
Steven Staud 

Kimberly Walton

  

Organization & Agency Representatives 

Bernard Baker, People First of Georgia

Rose Calloway, Parent to Parent of Georgia

Lori Campbell, DBHDD

Claire Dees, SPECTRUM Autism Support Group

Megan Douglas, Morehouse School of Medicine

Kim Gibson, disABILITY LINK

Danny Housley, Tools for Life/AMAC designee

Brandy Lochetta, DECAL

Wina Low, Georgia DOE designee

Paige McKay Kubik, Frazer center

Crystal Perry, GVRA

Liz Persaud, Tools for Life/AMAC

Zelphine Smith Dixon, Georgia DOE

Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp, CDC

View images from the 2014 CLD CAC Annual Retreat by visiting https://www.flickr.com/photos/92258201@N05/sets/72157644564895667/


Watch the September 20, 2016 CAC Meeting Below

 

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