Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board


The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board advises and make recommendations to the Clark County Council relating to developmental disabilities issues and services. The board provides community leadership on improvement of efficiency and effectiveness of community developmental disabilities programs.

The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board meets on the first Wednesday of every other month starting in January at 5:15pm.  These meetings are held virtually and open to the public. 

Please contact Patricia McConaughy Buescher at (564) 397-7826 for information about how to connect with the advisory board.

The next meeting is Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at 5:15pm.


Name Affiliation Term Expires

Walt Gordon, Chair

Director, C-Van (retired) 12/31/22
Rev. Ted Engelbrecht Parent/Pastor 12/31/22
Le Ann Larson Parent/Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, Child Support Division 12/31/21
Maradee Potter Vancouver School District (retired) 12/31/22
Susan Cassady Autism Specialist/Teacher, Special Services - Camas School District


Adrian Cortes

Family Member/Special Education Teacher - Camas School District

Patrick Canfield Self Advocate 12/31/22
Keisha Weathers Job Coach/Para-Educator - Evergreen School District 12/31/22
Dr. Laurie Drapela Associate Professor, Criminal Justice - Washington State University 12/31/21
Lindy Treece Para-Educator - Camas School District 12/31/21
Patricia McConaughy Manager, Clark County Developmental Disabilities Program   




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