Spring 2013 CAC Community Partner Mini-Grants Awarded & Co-Chairs Named

At the May 20 meeting of the NCED’s Community Advisory Committee, the CAC members reviewed the applications for the  Community Partner mini-grants.  The group made the following decisions:

  • Galena High School CLS Class was awarded $1,000 for its community vocational outings
  • RAGE was awarded $1,000 for its Independent Living/Assistive Technology Inventory Program and $1,000 for its Public Assistance Program
  • The Sierra Association of Foster Families was awarded $1,000 for its academic mentoring project for youth with developmental disabilities and $1,000 for its violence prevention project for teens with developmental disabilities.

Congratulations to the awardees!  The next group of mini-grants are expected to be awarded in December.  For more information, contact Melissa Westphal at westphal@unr.edu.

Also at the May 20 meeting, CAC co-chairs were elected.  Tiffany Hunter from Stagecoach, NV, was re-elected for a second term.  Kenneth Taycher from Las Vegas was elected to his first term as a CAC co-chair.


Kenneth Taycher


Tiffany Hunter