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Governor's Advisory Council on Disability Affairs (GACDA)
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The Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs (link to Executive Order creating GODA [PDF]) was originally established by executive order to monitor state compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and to advise the governor on the needs of individuals with disabilities and/or on other relative concern.

GACDA Report


1. Beck, Harold - Secretary of Transportation & Development Designee
2. Bell, Yvonne - Member at Large
3. Breaux, Donna - Member at Large
4. Buchert, Sharon - Office of Elderly Affairs Designee
5. Cornwell, Benjamin - Disability Services from an Institution of Higher Education Designee
6. Dawson, Amy - Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness Designee
7. Delee, Tara - Office of Behavioral Health Designee
8. Senator Dorsey-Colomb, Yvonne - Member of the Senate
9. Fontenot, Lynette - Member at Large
10. Granger, Mitch - SILC Representative
11. Graves, Missy - Governor's Designee
12. Hamilton, Willard - State Treasurer's Designee
13. Hennessey, Sharon - Member at Large
14. Hicks, Nancy - Represents the Division of Special Populations
15. Hill, Margaret - State Fire Marshall Designee
16.  Jones, Brandi - Developmental Disabilities Council Designee
17. Jones, Brandon - Member at Large
18. Kauffman, Stephen - Advocacy Center Designee
19. Nesbit, Julie - Designee of the Chair
20. Hennessey, Sharon, Member at Large
21. Representative Simon, Scott - Member of the House of Representatives on Health and Welfare Committee
23  St. Cyr, Donna - Member at Large


 GACDA resources

 2015 GACDA Meeting TBA


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