The California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (CCEPD) has representation from the business community, advocates and state departments. Two Members are also appointed from the Senate Rules Committee and the Assembly Speaker. The CCEPD has one vacancy: an appointee from the Assembly Speaker. Additional members can also be appointed by the Health and Human Services Agency Secretary.

CCEPD Membership Roster

  • Taylor Winchell, Chair , Senior Manager, External Communications, TrueBlue

  • Roy Kim, Co-chair , Deputy Director of Sacramento Employment and Training Agency

  • Ana Acton , Deputy Director, Independent Living and Community Access Division, Department of Rehabilitation (Designee for Joe Xavier, Director, Department of Rehabilitation)

  • Kerry Chang , Regional Coordination Specialist, California Workforce Development Board

  • Robert Fried , Partner, Practus, LLP

  • Eric Glunt , Director, California Health Incentives Improvement Project

  • Lisa Hayes , Chair, State Independent Living Council

  • Aparna Kommineni , Founder of Bay Payee & Disability Advocate

  • Damien Ladd , Chief, CalWORKs Employment Bureau, Department of Social Services (Designee for Kim Johnson, Director, Department of Social Services)

  • Michael Luna , Work Services Section Chief, Department of Developmental Services (Designee for Nancy Bargmann, Director, Department of Developmental Services)

  • Kimberlee Meyer , Assistant Deputy Director, Workforce Services Branch, Employment Development Department (Designee for Nancy Farias, Director, Employment Development Department)

  • Robert Sifuentes , Community Action Specialist, Senate Rules Committee appointee

  • Anita Wright , Manager of Business Development & Proposal Operations, Northrop Grumman Corporation