Disability Advisory Committee

The Disability Advisory Committee (DAC) is comprised of CDFW employees who serve as an advisory body to the Director and the EEO Officer in an effort to enhance employment and promotional opportunities, as well as equal treatment and access to services and benefits for CDFW employees with disabilities.


The DAC focuses its efforts on the following topics:

  • Promoting disability awareness in the workplace
  • Promoting ideas related to CDFW efforts to recruit, retain, and advance individuals with disabilities
  • Maintain representation and participation on the State Disability Advisory Council (SDAC)

Current Committee Members

  • Bryan Demucha
  • Evelyn Thomas
  • Pamela Grant
  • Greg McGowan
  • Rena Cordova
  • Greg Figone
  • Rylee Owen
  • Mary Olswang - Secretary
  • Virginia Guhin
  • Jennifer Ludovissy
  • Aaron Johnson - Vice Chairperson
  • Mel Mandrup
  • Mimi Matthews
  • Heather Conn
  • Michael Mamola

Contact Information

For questions regarding the DAC, please email: DAC@wildlife.ca.gov

Meeting Dates

  • March 28, 2023
  • May 30, 2023
  • July 25, 2023
  • September 26, 2023
  • November 28, 2023

Meeting Location*

*NOTE: Due to COVID-19, meetings are currently conducted on-line until further notice. Please contact the DAC for any questions regarding meeting location.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Dates Agenda Meetings Minutes
May 30, 2023 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
March 28, 2023  Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
January 17, 2023 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --

The Disability Advisory Committee is mandated by Government Code Section 19795(b)(opens in new tab).