CCEPD Seeking New Members

A young black disabled woman in a wheelchair.

The California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (CCEPD) is seeking a person with a disability and a business representative to serve as representatives to the Committee.

The CCEPD makes policy recommendations to the California Health and Human Services Agency and the Labor and Workforce Development Agency on increasing the rate of employment of people with disabilities. The CCEPD also influences policy and program development on State coordination efforts for people with disabilities.

Several California Departments, business representatives, community-based organizations and people with disabilities are members of the Committee. CCEPD Members are required to participate in quarterly full-day meetings in Sacramento, participate on a Subcommittee, provide perspective from their representation and feedback to policy-makers. Members are reimbursed for travel costs.

If interested in becoming a CCEPD member, please submit the following to the Executive Officer of the CCEPD listed below:

  • Membership application
  • Copy of resume
  • Two letters of recommendation

Please visit the CCEPD homepage for the application.

Candidates will be interviewed by the Executive Officer. The selection process is competitive. Appointments shall be made at the discretion of the Secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency.

Please submit electronic copy of the application and attachments:

Maria Aliferis-Gjerde, Executive Officer
California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities
Maria.Aliferis-Gjerde@dor.ca.gov  

Please contact Maria Aliferis-Gjerde at (916) 558-5698 or by email Maria.Aliferis-Gjerde@dor.ca.gov with questions. Thank you for your interest in advancing employment for people with disabilities.

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