Community Access and Supports Committee

2021-2022 Committee Members

Chair: Lisa Wade

Vice Chair: Crystal Pyne

  • Sarah Brenna
  • Amber Marsh
  • Deanna Taylor
  • Bryn Peterson
  • Matthew Huskinson
  • Mike Menning
  • Stephanie Hill

Community Access and Supports Committee Goals and Objectives

Goal: The UDDC will support community access, as well as formal and informal supports, for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
Objectives:

● Increase participation in the Take Your Legislator to
Work program
● Support collaboratively developed employment resources during the 2017-2022 State Plan
● Seek out and develop opportunities for collaboration
● Educate policy makers about subminimum wages and 14(c) certificates and advocate for change
● Participate and contribute to the Statewide Collaborative to Improve Postsecondary Outcomes for Individuals
with Disabilities (STC)
● Support transition programs emphasizing employment
● Seek out and develop opportunities for collaboration

● Continue systemic change and capacity building efforts with the End the Wait, Utah! Initiative
● Fund and/or create innovative solutions to support people waiting for formal services