Seeking new council members to fill open positions

October 6, 2022

The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council (DDC) is looking for new members to fill open positions.

Who can serve as a DDC member?

  • People with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD)
  • Family members or guardians of people with I/DD

What does the DDC do?

The DDC mission is to advocate, promote and implement polices and practices over the life course to create pathways to meaningful, integrated and productive lives for people with I/DD.The DDC does this by:

  • Collaborating and coordinating with public and private organizations
  • Developing effective leaders and advocates
  • Advocating for new and better policies, programs, and practices

How do you apply to become a DDC member?

  • Visit:
  • Click “Apply to serve on a board or commission”
  • Select “Developmental Disabilities Council” from the first drop-down menu
  • Complete the application and click “submit”

For more information, please contact the DDC office at 1-800-634-4472 or Linda West at or Brandi Monts at

People from all racial/ethnic and geographic communities are encouraged to apply. Each term is three years and members can be reappointed for a second term. All member expenses are paid for by the DDC— including travel, meals, lodging, respite care, and other accommodations.

DDC Membership Flyer PDF
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