Primary (Consumer) Advisory Committee (PAC)

The Primary (Consumer) Advisory Committee (PAC) is a standing committee of the Central Valley Regional Center Board. The PAC currently has open attendance and membership.

Q:  I want to attend PAC and I am an individual who receives services from CVRC.  Can I attend?

A:  Yes, all are welcome.

Q:  What if I need help getting to the meeting?

A:  Contact your service coordinator (Counselor) for help.

Q:  Can I bring someone to help me?

A:  Yes!

Q:  When are the meetings?

A:  The meetings are usually held on the first Thursdays in January, March, May, July, September and November from 4:00pm,-6:00pm in the CVRC Fresno Office San Joaquin Conference Room (see schedule below)

Q:  What do we do at the meeting?

A:  We talk about what YOU want to talk about, including self advocacy activities, employment, housing, safety, person-centered thinking, IPPs, how to get help when you need it and fun things you like to do.

You also get to advise the CVRC Executive Director, Heather Flores on things that are important to you and that you want her and the CVRC Board to know.

Q:  Are refreshments served?

A:  Yes.

Q:  What if I already belong to People First, or Kiwanis AKTION Club, or another self-advocate group?

A:  You are welcome to come and report on your group if you would like to.

Q:  Does the PAC have a President?

A:  Yes, the PAC elects their own President once every 2 years.  This person is part of the CVRC Board.

Q:  Can I run for President?

A:  Yes, when elections are held you can run for President.

Q:  Who is the current PAC President? 

A:  Ricky Conley, representing Kings County.

Q:  If I have questions, who can I call?

A:  You can call or email CVRC Executive Director, Heather Flores at (559)276-4324 or hflores@cvrc.org or PAC Facilitator, Guy Martin at (559)271-6744 or gmartin@cvrc.org

Primary Consumer Advisory Committee Meetings – Fiscal year 2017-18
Date Time Location
July 6, 2017 4-6 p.m. CVRC Fresno office, 4615 N. Marty Ave.
Sept. 2017

Changed to Thursday, September 14, 2017

 

9:00am-1:30pm

Self Advocacy Conference @ Clovis Veteran’s Memorial (in lieu of regular meeting)
Nov. 2, 2017 4-6 p.m. CVRC Fresno office, 4615 N. Marty Ave.
Jan. 4, 2018 4-6 p.m. CVRC Fresno office, 4615 N. Marty Ave.
Mar. 1, 2018 4-6 p.m. CVRC Fresno office, 4615 N. Marty Ave.
May 3, 2018 4-6 p.m. CVRC Fresno office, 4615 N. Marty Ave.

Minutes from past meetings:

Agenda for Minutes from