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Committees

Get Involved

As part of the Five-Year Plan for the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council for the period 2012-2016, the Council will be focusing on the five goals and respective objectives contained in the Plan. The Council has created committees to help address some of these areas.

Committees currently in place are: Executive, Planning and Grants, and Legislative and Public Policy. The committees' chairpersons are Council members, but community members who are not Council members are invited and welcomed to join a committee.

Call or email the Council office if you are interested in joining one of the Council's committees.

Phone: 720-941-0176 Fax: 720-941-8490 cdhs_cddpc_email@state.co.us

 

Committees of the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council

 

Committee Meetings

listed below

 



Executive Committee
Held the 3rd Wednesday of every month at the Council offices, 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  The committee is comprised of the Chairpersons of each of the other two committees and elected positions of Chair and Vice-Chair as well as two at large positions.
 

Shannon Secrest - Chairperson
Jeanette Cordova - Vice-Chairperson
Melissa Mannix

Hal Wright

Robert Buzogany

Patricia Henke 


 



Legislative and Public Policy Committee
During the months the legislature is not in session, the Legislative and Public Policy Committee will meet monthly on the first Monday of each month, from June to December.
During the legislative session the Committee meets every 1st and 3rd Mondays unless otherwise noted.


Hal Wright - Chair
Lisa Franklin                     Shannon P. Secrest
Ed George               
Anuska Ullal

 


 



 

 

 



Planning and Grants Committee
The Planning and Grants Committee meets every third Tuesday of the month at the Council offices, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Melissa Mannix - Chair

Sandra L Friedman

Robert Buzogany


Shannon P. Secrest

Anuska Ullal

Lisa Franklin

Patricia Henke

Claire Dickson

 

 

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ad hoc CO-CANDO Committee

The Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council created its ad hoc Autism Committee on September 22, 2010, in response to a Senate Joint Resolution (SJR10-027) and a recommendation from its Legislative & Public Policy Committee that the Council oversee the implementation of the recommendations of the Colorado Autism Commission. The committee has been renamed as CO-CANDO (Colorado Collaborative for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Options). The CANDO website offers current information about CO-CANDO, its work and outcomes.

Shannon Secrest

Sandra Friedman