Leadership and Advocacy Committee

2021-2022 Committee Members

Chair: Stephanie Roach

Vice Chair: Jaret Winn

  • Adina Zahradnikova
  • Tamera Dalton
  • John Crowley
  • Carl Whitmore
  • Courtney Edgington
  • Tom Davidson
  • Staci Christensen
  • Jaret Winn
  • Brandy Olsen
  • Jared Stewart

Leadership and Advocacy Committee Goal and Objectives

 

Goal: The UDDC will improve Utah public policy through developing self, community, and policy advocacy skills of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

● Build relationships with policy makers

● Increase engagement with state and federal legislators and local leaders

● Support trained speakers with developmental and intellectual disabilities to provide information and experiences related to disability issues
● Increase opportunity and availability of leadership and advocacy skills training

● Build and support strong, culturally competent advocacy programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families
● Support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to participate in community-based committees and coalitions