Guam CEDDERS meets quarterly with our Advisory Council to obtain input and guidance as needs were addressed and activities were implemented. Comprised of a majority of individuals with disabilities and family members, and representation from disability-related service providers, the Council provided critical direction in key initiatives, including transportation, emergency preparedness, and self-advocacy.
Erlinda “Lynn” Tydingco was elected to serve as Chairperson and Bill Fuppul was re-elected as Vice Chairperson of the Guam CEDDERS Advisory Council during the Council’s quarterly meeting on February 28. The Guam CEDDERS WorkPlan for the next Core Grant Application which covers the period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2018, was also approved by the Council during the meeting. (L-R) Tom Manglona,out-going Chairperson; Lynn Tydingco.
The 2011-2014 CEDDERS Advisory Council members are Rosanna Ada, Director, Guam DD Council; Bill Fuppul, Consumer; Elaine Faculo-Gogue, EEO/ADA Coordinator, UOG; Yolanda Gabriel, GDOE Assistant Superintendent, Division of Special Ed; Berni Grajek, Executive Director, Guma' Mami, Inc.; Anan Marie Kilroy, Family Member, Tom Manglona, Consumer; Harold Parker, Esquire, Executive Director, Guam Legal Services; Moses Puas, Consumer; Marcelene Santos, Esquire, Office of the Public Guardian; Ben Servino, Director, DISID; Nathan Taimanglo, Consumer; Lydia Tenorio, DPHSS/BOSSA Agency Representative; and Lynn Tydingco, Consumer, Advocacy Organization Representative.