Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara proudly announces the nomination and subsequent appointment of Kirk Lewis to the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council. Kirk Lewis, the Executive Director of Schenectady ARC and a dedicated advocate for individuals with developmental disabilities, has now been appointed to serve on the council.
As a leader at Schenectady ARC and the brother of an adult with developmental disabilities, Kirk Lewis brings a wealth of experience and a profound personal understanding of the challenges and needs faced by individuals with developmental disabilities. His commitment to advocacy and his deep-rooted connection to the cause make him an invaluable addition to the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council.
Assemblyman Santabarbara expressed his enthusiasm for Kirk Lewis’s appointment, stating, "I am honored to nominate Kirk Lewis to serve on the Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council. His expertise, both professionally and personally, will be a tremendous asset to the council's work in supporting and advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities. Kirk's dedication and experience at Schenectady ARC exemplify his passion for this cause, and I am confident he will be an influential voice in this critical role."
The Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council plays a vital role in shaping policies, providing guidance, and advocating for individuals with developmental disabilities. With Kirk Lewis's extensive background and dedication to the cause, his appointment will further enhance the council's ability to address the needs and rights of individuals in our community with developmental disabilities.