Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates Names Executive Committee (MD UCEDD)

March 15, 2016

The Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates (COPAA) named Maureen van Stone, Associate Director of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities at Kennedy Krieger Institute, to the Executive Committee for the Board of Directors for 2016-2017.

Maureen, who joined the Board of Directors in 2014, will be the secretary. COPAA is an independent, nonprofit, national organization, mostly volunteer run, which protects the legal and civil rights of students with disabilities and their families. COPAA's mission, activities, and finances are overseen by a Board of Directors, and the Board is charged with the governance of the nonprofit organization, ensuring that COPAA abides by ethical and legal standards, while helping to make the vision a reality.