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Consumer Advisory Council (CAC)


The Consumer Advisory Council is important to WIND.

Consumer Advisory Council members help WIND understand what people with disabilities in Wyoming want and need. Members help WIND conduct activities in the community.

You will hear people call the Consumer Advisory Council the CAC, which sounds like SEE-A-SEE. Being a member lets you share your viewpoint and opinion. CAC members talk about information that affects people with disabilities, like:

• Needed services and activities

• Training and education needs

• Finding answers to issues through research

Join the WIND CAC

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The Wyoming Institute for Disabilities (WIND) at the University of Wyoming is seeking self-advocates and family members of individuals with disabilities to serve as members on the WIND Consumer Advisory Council (CAC). The members will assist the director of WIND to review programs and to develop strategies to best reach and serve individuals with disabilities, families, and professionals in Wyoming. To apply, fill out our application. Learn more by visiting the About WIND page or download our brochure.

Members of the CAC are expected to:

  • Attend two in-person meetings a year

  • Participate in at least two Zoom meetings per year, scheduled as needed

  • Work on increasing advocacy within WIND

  • Participate on WIND project advisory committees

  • Share resources, ideas, and networks

  • Represent WIND at local and regional events

WIND will support members to participate in CAC meetings by:

  • Reimbursing travel expenses for meetings

  • Providing an accessible meeting space, materials, accommodations, and personal assistants, as required, so all members can participate

  • Creating an environment that encourages an opportunity to enhance leadership skills

  • Sharing information about the activities of our partners in Wyoming


Wyoming Institute for Disabilities

Dept. 4298; 1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-2761

Toll Free: (888) 989-9463

TeleType: (800) 908-7011

Fax: (307) 766-2763