Governor’s Advisory Council on Disability Affairs (GACDA) Annual Report 2017


State Policies & Initiatives: 
Policies and Programs

“The Governor’s Advisory Council on Disabilities Affairs (GACDA) was established by Governor John Bel Edwards through Executive Order NO. JBE 2016-10 on April 7, 2016 to monitor state compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and to advise the governor on the needs of individuals with disabilities in Louisiana. GACDA is also charged with assisting the Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs with the resolution of state disability issues and provide education, communication, and networking services concerning disability issues and needs for all Louisiana citizens. GACDA is composed of 31 members appointed by governor Edwards. Support staff, facilities and resources for GACDA are provided by the Governor’s Office of Disability Affairs within the Governor’s Office of Programs and Planning.”

  • Other
  • Provider Transformation
  • Cross-Agency Collaboration / Partnerships
  • Resource Leveraging
  • State of Louisiana
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