Gordon Richins, BS

Center for Persons with Disabilities
University Center for Excellence in Disabilities
Utah State University
6800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-6800
 
Phone: 435-797-2832
Secondary Phone: 866-284-2821
Email: gordon.richins@usu.edu
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Last Updated: January 17, 2014

Gordon Richins
 

Leadership Administrative Staff: CPD Consumer Liaison
 
Discipline(s): Community Involvement/Agencies
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Community Advocacy
Multicultural Council
 
Service: Board Chair--OPTIONS Independent Living Center, Logan, UT
Board Member-Neighborhood Non-profit Housing Corporation, Logan, UT
Advisory Board member of AgrAbility of UT
Advisory Board member of Utah Disability Determination Services
Advisory Board member of Utah Rural Specialized Transportation Association
Advisory Board member of Utah Assistive Technology Program

Vita/Bio

Gordon serves as Consumer Liaison for the CPD at 80% time. As Consumer Liaison: Gordon's responsibilities include improving the relationships between projects, programs, and personnel at the CPD, persons with disabilities, and organizations that serve people with disabilities. Gordon provides staff support for the CPD Consumer Advisory Council. Gordon also is an active member of the AUCD and the Council on Community Advocacy (COCA) representing the CPD. He is also involved with several local and statewide organizations within the disability community: Board President for OPTIONS forIndependence, Board member of Neighborhood Non-profit Housing Corporation, Advisory Board member of AgrAbility of Utah, Advisory Council member and Chair of the Utah Disability Determination Services Council, Board member of URSTA, Utah Rural Transportation Association, Utah Assistive Technology Advisory Council member, Co-Chair of BRAG Mobility Management Council, Bear River Association of Governments.

Gordon is a graduate of USU with a B.S. degree in Ag-Business. Gordon enjoys people, gardening, and enhancing the quality of life for persons with disabilities by advocating for system change within the environment as a whole.