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Governor's Commission on Intellectual Disability (GCID)

The Commission is an independent citizen oversight body appointed by the Governor to public policy in the area of intellectual disability in the state.

The Governor’s Commission on Intellectual Disability was established in 1993 as part of a final court order issued by Judge Joseph Tauro. The Commission is an independent citizen oversight body consisting of 13 members appointed by the Governor for a term of three years. The Commission was provided with a comprehensive scope and purpose including the ability to a review of public policy in the area of intellectual disability as well as analyzing and identifying systemic areas of concern affecting the human service delivery system within Massachusetts.  

 

Current members are:

  • Jim Brett (Chair)
  • Amy Carnevale
  • Jim Cassetta
  • Marjorie Cohen
  • Doreen Cummings
  • George Ford
  • Anne Fracht
  • Becca Gould
  • Joanne Jaxtimer
  • Margery O'Donnell
  • Joann Simons
  • Jennifer Treseler

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