Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board

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ABOUT THE BOARD

The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Board advises and makes 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 will be held in a hybrid format and are open to the public.  You can join in person, on the 6th Floor of the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98660 or virtually via the internet or phone call. 

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

The next meeting is Wednesday, November 2nd, 2022 at 5:15pm.

Members

Name Affiliation Term Expires

Susan Cassady, Chair

Autism Specialist/Teacher, Special Services - Camas School District

12/31/23

Lindy Treece MSW, Vice Chair Self-Advocate 12/31/24
Le Ann Larson Parent 12/31/24
Maradee Potter Vancouver School District (retired) 12/31/22
Walt Gordon Director, C-Van (retired)

12/31/22

Dawn Macready-Santos

Parent/Social Worker

12/31/22
Patrick Canfield Self Advocate 12/31/22
Dr. Bob Freedland I/DD Research Scientist and Educator (retired) 12/31/22
Dr. Laurie Drapela Associate Professor, Criminal Justice - Washington State University 12/31/24
Rev. Ted Engelbrecht

Parent/Pastor

12/31/22

Patricia Buescher

Manager, Clark County Developmental Disabilities Program - Staff to the Advisory Board  

 

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