Board Development Committee
Compromised of the President and four (4) other persons selected by the Board of Directors from among its members. The Board Development Committee shall have the responsibility to seek out and select qualified candidates for presentation and election as Directors and officers of the corporation.
Client Services Committee
Reviews services and policies as they relate to clients and families.
Consumer Advisory Committee
Composed of persons with developmental disabilities representing the various categories of disability served by Westside Regional Center. They shall address all issues that affect the provision of services to consumers and their families, as well as recommending policy to the Board of Directors that ensures equity of services, fiscal responsibility, and adherence to Board and Community practices.
For more information, contact Linda Butler (Advocacy Coordinator) by email at LindaB@WestsideRC.org or by phone at (310) 258-4245.
Comprised of the President, the Vice President, the Secretary, the Treasurer, and (if he or she is still a Director) the immediate past President of the corporation.
Responsible for monitoring the budget of the corporation and the expenditure of corporate funds. It shall receive, examine and approve for submission to the Board of Directors, all reports of expenditures made by the corporation and all audits of such expenditures.
Political Action Committee (PAC)
Initiates and oversees efforts to build relationships with local state legislators, to keep them informed about issues regarding developmental disabilities, and to ensure their support of continued funding for regional centers. Specific activities include arranging face-to-face meetings, sending information to lawmakers, and participating in activities that need to be politically addressed.
Service Provider Advisory Committee (SPAC)
Provide advice, guidance, recommendations, and technical assistance to the Board of Directors in order to assist the Corporation in carrying out the Corporation’s mandated functions. The members of the Service Provider Advisory Committee shall be comprised of a wide variety of persons representing the various categories of providers from which the Corporation purchases consumer services.
Strategic Planning Committee
The purpose of the Strategic Planning Committee is to develop, in collaboration with the board, staff, and the community, a plan for the direction of Westside Regional Center: where we are, where we are going, our long-term goals, and our action plan to reach those goals.
Employment First Business Advisory Committee
WRC is looking for a diverse group of individuals to join our WRC Employment First & Business Advisory Committee! The committee’s purpose: building partnerships and collaboration, promoting outreach and education regarding community-based, integrated employment resulting in the full inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace and community.
For more information, contact Liddy Amador (Quality Assurance, Employment) by email at LideniraA@WestsideRC.org or call (310) 258-4034.
Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee
Each regional center shall establish a local volunteer advisory committee to provide oversight of the Self-Determination Program. The regional center and the area board shall each appoint ½ of the membership of the committee. The committee shall consist of the regional center clients’ rights advocate, consumers, family members, and other advocates and community leaders. A majority of the committee shall be consumers and their family members. The committee shall reflect the multicultural diversity and geographic profile of the catchment area. The committee shall review the development and ongoing progress of the Self-Determination Program, including whether the program advances the principles of self-determination and is operating consistent with the requirements of this section, and may make ongoing recommendations for improvement to the regional center and the department.