DD Council Recruiting For New Members

DD Council Members at statewide reception

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is seeking candidates to fill open positions on the Governor-appointed Council.

Who Can Apply
The Council is seeing candidates who are:

  1. Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities (IDD);
  2. Parents/Family members/Guardians of individuals with IDD; and
  3. A person representing a non-profit and/or local government

The Council represents the wide cultural and geographical diversity of our state. The Council is especially interested in candidates from the diverse ethnic and cultural communities in Washington and the Native American Nations.

Final selection of members is made by the Governor’s office. Selected members will hold a three-year term and are eligible for reappointment for a second term. The Council covers all expenses, including travel to meetings, meals and lodging.

To Apply
Go to the Governor’s website and click on Apply to a Board or Commission. Application deadline is April 28, 2017.

The Work of the Council
The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council mission is to advocate, promote and implement polices and practices over the life course to create pathways to meaningful, integrated and productive lives for people with I/DD.

For More Information
For more information, contact Ed Holen or Linda West at 800-634-4473.

 

Recruitment Flyer (PDF)



2017

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.