DD council seeking applications

The Council Wants YOU!! 

The Council is seeking applications for the positions of

1.) Parent of a Child with Developmental Disabilities or

2.)Adult Self-Advocate with Developmental Disability or   

If you know anyone who would be a good addition to the Council, please have them complete the applications and submit them ASAP.  Application deadline: March 1st !!


Why Be A Council Member?

Council members are adults with developmental disabilities, parents of children with developmental disabilities, and representatives from various organizations and state agencies that fill specified Council positions. Members bring state and national focus to issues of concern to persons with developmental disabilities and their families.  As a member, after learning about these issues, you will have the opportunity to:

  • educate the public

  • inform policymakers

  • improve systems

  • support self-advocacy

  • build community capacity

What Responsibilities Do Members Have?

Council members serve for a 3-year term and attend 2-day meetings every 3 months. Meetings are held on Thursdays and Fridays in Boise, Idaho. Travel, lodging, and meal expenses for meetings are paid by the Council. Members are also expected to receive and respond to email communication concerning Council business, participate in occasional interim tele/video-conference meetings to discuss and decide critical issues, and may be asked to participate in a variety of other Council activities locally.

In advance of each quarterly meeting, members receive information packets they are required to read. The Council expects members to be aware of issues in their local communities and bring ideas, issues, and opportunities to the Council's attention.

(Packets and other materials are provided in alternative formats and other accommodations made when requested.) 

How Do I Apply?

You will find both the Council application on the ICDD website by clicking this link: https://icdd.idaho.gov/about-us/member-application/

Applications Should Be Sent By March 1 To:

info@icdd.idaho.gov or mailed to Toni Brinergar, ICDD, 700 W State St, Ste 119, Boise ID 83702

If you have questions or concerns or need an alternative format to apply, please contact:

Toni Brinegar at the e-mail above or call 208-334-2178.