ACAC Committee Structure

The Committee has a minimum of seven members and a maximum of eleven which must include:

  • Six members who are consumers with disabilities or family members of people with disabilities.
  • Individuals who represent disability populations, agencies or professionals in the field and diverse geographic areas of Jefferson County.

Members must have:

  • An interest and experience in the world of disability.
  • A commitment to serve on the Committee.
  • The ability and willingness to meet attendance requirements.
  • A commitment to actively participate in the grant-funded project lifecycle.

Sub-Committees

Executive Sub-Committee membership shall consist of a Chair, Vice Chair and Member-At-Large.  The Executive Committee will work with Public Health staff to be available for staff consultations between meetings, plan meeting agendas and coordinate Committee membership recruitment.

  • Nomination and selection of Committee positions will happen at the last meeting of each year.
  • Generally, it will be expected that the previous year’s Vice Chair will move into the Chair position and a new Vice Chair and Member-At –Large will be nominated and elected to serve.
  • Each term is for two years and positions can be held by the same person in consecutive terms by election.

Other sub-committees will be appointed as standing sub-committees or as ad hoc sub-committees, to conduct activities or the business of the ACAC.

  • A simple majority of current members need to be present in order to conduct business at ACAC meetings.
  • If a member of the Committee has a conflict of interest, they will need to recuse themselves from voting.