Maine Developmental

Disabilities Council

About the Council

MDDC’s specific priorities are shaped by its governing council. The Council has 25 members.

Membership consists of:

  • 17 Governor appointed members. Of these:
    • at least 1/3 must be adults with developmental disabilities (DD)
    • at least 1/3 must be parents of children with DD or family members of adults with DD who are unable to advocate for themselves
    • 2 represent non-governmental/local agencies that provide services for individuals with DD
    • the remaining seats can be any combination of the first two designations listed above.
  • 6 members who represent State agencies administering federally-funded programs related to persons with disabilities.
  • 2 members represent the Council’s sister agencies, the Disability Rights Center and the Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies at the University of Maine, Orono.

If you are interested in learning about becoming a Council member, click here.

 

UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS

July 18, 2018

September 12, 2018

November 14, 2018

 

COUNCIL MEMBERS

Jan Breton
Department of Education

Gayle Chambers
Family Member

Alan Cobo-Lewis
Center for Community Inclusion & Disability Studies

Staci Converse
Disability Rights Maine

Deb Davis
Family Member

Jennifer Fales
Dept. of Health & Human Services (Title XIX Adult Svs. rep)

Roy Fowler
Dept. of Education, Child Development Services

Maryann Harakall
Dept. of Health & Human Services, Children with Special Health Care Needs

Shannon Johnson
Family Member

Kile Pelletier
Self-Advocate

Denise Ranger
Family Member

Marc Roix (Chair)
Self-Advocate

Karen Sites
Family Member

Monique Stairs
Local Non-governmental Agency Representative - SUFU

Cheryl Stalilonis
Family Member

Sarah Trites
Self-Advocate

Wendy Warren
Department of Labor(Rehabilitation Svs rep)

Tracey Webb
Family Member

Monica Wood
Self-Advocate

Jean Youde
Family Member

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Maine Developmental Disabilities Council
225 Western Avenue, Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
Phones: 207-287-42131-800-244-3990