NCCDD seeks applications for council members

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) is seeking applicants for endorsement to the Governor for appointment to NCCDD by May 15, 2016. Upon review, the application for endorsement will be presented to the Office of the Governor for approval for council service to begin July 1, 2016.

 

The governor-appointed council is made up of people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities (I/DD), their family members, various agency representatives and others. The NCCDD works on behalf of over 185,000 people with I/DD living in North Carolina. The work of the council is directed to help communities become more inclusive of people with I/DD and their families.

 

All applicants must complete and submit the application for endorsement and the application for board and commissions for consideration of endorsement to the Office of the Governor. Access the application for endorsement, and the application for board and commissions, online at nccdd.org. Interested applicants should complete the following applications no later than May 15, 2016.

 

The North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities (NCCDD) works to assure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families participate in the design of and have access to needed community services, individualized supports and other forms of assistance that promote self-determination, independence, productivity and inclusion in all areas of community life. The Council identifies problems facing its community through its five-year planning process and funds innovative projects and initiatives that promote the goals of the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act) for all North Carolinians.

 

– Submitted by Devika Rao

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