The Center for Persons with Disabilities at Utah State University
 

Consumer Advisory Council

The Consumer Advisory Council (CAC) is composed of individuals with disabilities, family members, representatives of government entitites and local agencies who work with people with disabilities, and staff liaisons who advise the CPD director about the Center's impact on systems change, advocacy, and capacity building. The CAC is one of the primary advising and guiding bodies for the CPD.  The CAC members work with CPD staff to develop and approve the CPD's annual goals and regularly reviews progress towards their accomplishment. 

Members bring many different perspectives, ideas, and views to the council.  They represent the varied geographical areas and disability issues within Utah.

Council Members

SELF ADVOCATES

Isaac Gorostieta (Logan)

Doug Bull (West Jordan)

Kelly Holt (Price)

Hayley Mitchell (St. George)

 

FAMILY REPRESENTATIVES

Mary Kava (Castle Dale)

Mathew Bone (West Valley City)

Laura Anderson (North Salt Lake)

Kathy Mecham (Huntington)

Sara Doutre (Logan)

 

AGENCY REPRESENTATIVES

Adina Zahradnikova, Disability Law Center

Claire Mantonya, State DD Council

Stephanie Mathis, Sego Lilly

Kim Datwyler, Neighborhood Housing Solutions

Wendi Hassan, Cache Valley Center for the Arts

 

 

 

 
 

NON VOTING, EX OFFICIO MEMBERS:
Bryce Fifield, CPD Director

Cyndi Rowland, CPD Associate Director

Gordon Richins, CPD Consumer Liaison

Jeff Sheen, CPD Policy Specialist