Developmental Disabilities Council

Name Developmental Disabilities Council
Contact Person Ms. Sandee Winchell - Executive Director
Mailing Address Post Office Box 3455
Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone Number 225-342-6804
Fax Number 225-342-1970
Board Email shawn.fleming@la.gov
Website www.laddc.org
Legal Authority PL 106-402; DD Act of 2000
Year Created 1971
Organizational Placement DHH
Purpose/Function The goal of the Developmental Disabilities Council is to effectively implement the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act of 2000 in Louisiana. All actions and efforts undertaken by the Council, either directly or through funded grant projects, are directed to advocacy, capacity building and systems change activities to affect real and meaningful reform of Louisiana’s system of services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families.
Number of Entity Members: Number Authorized: 28
Number Currently Serving: 25
Number of Entity Meetings: Actual number in prior year: 4
Estimated number in current year: 4
The Entity is:
Active   Inactive   Not fully organized   Disbanded   Never fully organized
Do members receive per diem, salaries, and/or travel expense reimbursements?
Yes   No
Excluding member per diem, salaries, and travel expense reimbursements, does the entity receive or expend funds?
Yes   No
Entity Member Per Diem:
  Amount Authorized: $0      per meeting   per meeting day   per day spent on board business   None

Total entity member per diem:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Salaries:
  Prior year actual: $0
  Current year budgeted: $0
Entity Member Travel Expense Reimbursement:
  Prior year actual: $9942
  Current year budgeted: $17500
Number and Type of Authorized Employee Positions:
Classified: 6
Unclassified: 2
Part-time: 0
Entity Fiscal Year End:
4/30         7/31         10/31         Other (identify date)
6/30         9/30         12/31         None
Participation in State Employee Benefit Programs:
    Employees:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs

    Members:
       participate in state retirement system(s) and/or state group insurance program(s)
       do not participate in state benefit programs
A state agency provides: (Check all that apply and identify the state agency)
Per Diem Payments          State Agency:
Travel Reimbursements    State Agency: DD Council
Other (explain)    State Agency:
Is this entity a budget unit or included within a budget unit of the State of Louisiana as defined by LSA-R.S. 39:2?
   Yes    No
  If yes, identify the budget unit and the budget schedule number below:
  Budget Unit Name:
  Budget Schedule Number:
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