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DAC -- Membership Information

  • Kerri GavinChairperson:
    Kerri Gavin
  • Ingrid OliverSecretary: Ingrid Oliver - Headquarters
  • Jason ScottHeadquarters: Jason Scott
  • Renee ClarkPorterville Developmental Center: Renee Clark
  • Cindy WhiteSonoma Developmental Center: Cindy R. White
  • Membership is open to all DDS employees. The committee's composition must include some members who have disabilities.

    Members will be appointed by the Director of Department of Developmental Services to serve a two-year term, unless filling a vacancy, with a maximum of three consecutive terms.

    Coordination of the DAC will be under the direction of the Office of Human Rights and Advocacy Services.

    Committee Members:

    • Chairperson: Kerri Gavin -- Sonoma Developmental Center
    • Vice-Chairperson: Vacant
    • Secretary: Ingrid Oliver -- Headquarters
    • State Disability Advisory Council Representative: Vacant
    • Headquarters: Jason Scott
    • Headquarters: Julia Edwards
    • Fairview Developmental Center: Maxine Tago
    • Porterville Developmental Center: Renee Clark
    • Porterville Developmental Center: Shawna Gregg
    • Sonoma Developmental Center: Cindy R. White

    » DDS Director recruiting for new DAC members .pdf document

    California Department of Developmental Services
    Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) Contact Roster

    Member Name Location Phone Number Fax Email Address
    Kerri Gavin, Chair Sonoma DC (707) 938-6477 (707) 938-6941 Kerri.Gavin@Sonoma.dds.ca.gov
    Ingrid Oliver, Secretary DDS/HQ (916) 654-2203 (916) 654-2187 Ingrid.Oliver@dds.ca.gov
    Jason Scott DDS/HQ (916) 654-3328 (916) 654-1716 Jason.Scott@dds.ca.gov
    Renee Clark Porterville DC (559)782-2255   Renee.Clark@pdc.dds.ca.gov
    Maxine Tago Fairview DC (714) 957-5047 (714) 957-5581 Maxine.Tago@fdc.dds.ca.gov
    Julia Edwards DDS/HQ (916) 654-2198   Julia.Edwards@dds.ca.gov
    Shawna Gregg Porterville DC (559) 782-2292   Shawna.Gregg@pdc.dds.ca.gov
    Cindy R. White Sonoma DC (707) 938-6218   Cindy.White@sonoma.dds.ca.gov


    Director's Office Support Location Phone Number Fax Email Address
    Ebenezer Ampah (OHRAS) DDS/HQ (916) 654-1843 (916) 651-8210 Ebenezer.Ampah@dds.ca.gov
    Nicole Patterson, Support (OHRAS) DDS/HQ (916) 654-1494
    (916) 502-4350 - Cell
    (916) 651-8210 Nicole.Patterson@dds.ca.gov
    George Mabanglo (OHRAS) DDS/HQ (916) 651-8766 (916) 651-8210 George.Mabanglo@dds.ca.gov
    Dena Ruiz DAC Liaison (916) 654-1842 (916) 651-8210 Dena.Ruiz@dds.ca.gov
    Anthony Perez DDS/HQ (916) 654-2676 (916) 651-8210 Anthony.Perez@dds.ca.gov
    Last Updated: 3/2/2018