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.

Focus

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

  • Andrew Amaral
  • Sabrina Chavez
  • Heather Conn
  • Kelly France
  • Aaron Johnson - Secretary
  • Richard Klug
  • Jenny Ludovissy
  • Michael Mamola
  • Mimi Matthews
  • Greg McGowan
  • Jim Steffey - Co-Chairperson
  • Shankar Sharma
  • Evelyn Thoma
  • Amelia Wright

Contact Information

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

Meeting Dates

  • January 23, 2024
  • March 26, 2024 CANCELLED
  • May 28, 2024
  • July 23, 2024
  • September 24, 2024
  • November 26, 2024

Meeting Location

Please contact the DAC for any questions regarding meeting location.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes

Dates Agenda Meetings Minutes
May 28, 2024 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
January 23, 2024 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
November 28, 2023 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
September 26, 2023 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
July 25, 2023 Meeting Agenda (PDF)(opens in new tab) --
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).