UCEDD-LEND Consumer Advisory Committee

The Consumer Advisory Committee (CAC) advises the Center for Learning and Leadership, Oklahoma’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and the Oklahoma Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities Program (OKLEND) regarding areas of need and emerging issues on behalf of individuals with developmental disabilities and their families in Oklahoma. CAC members represent diverse perspectives and include self advocates, parents, service providers, state/local agency representatives, university faculty, and other community members.

CAC Meeting Dates

August 15, 2023                        1:30-3:00 PM  

October 17, 2023                      1:30-3:00 PM

February 20, 2024                     1:30-3:00 PM

April 16, 2024                             1:30-3:00 PM

CLL/UCEDD Consumer Advisory Committee: A diverse group of multi-generational women and men.

For more information contact:

Ellen Bannister, Academic Programs Coordinator
Email: Ellen-Bannister@ouhsc.edu

Valerie Williams, Director, Center for Learning and Leadership/UCEDD
Email: valerie-williams@ouhsc.edu


Seven Partner Values

Seven Partner ValuesThe Oklahoma UCEDD/LEND CAC has defined elements of successful community partnerships and provided a partnership model in a document titled “Seven Partner Values”. The Seven Partnership Values are as follows:

  1. Recognize the Need to Partner
  2. Value and Respect Each Other
  3. Accept Each Other
  4. Set Clear Expectations
  5. Provide Feedback
  6. Expect Impact, Product or Outcome
  7. Trust Each Other