AUCD Welcomes Rylin Rodgers as Director of Public Policy

January 16, 2018

Rylin Rodgers will serve as the Director of Public Policy, working to formulate and implement AUCD's legislative and advocacy priorities and strategies. Rylin currently serves as the Training Director and Family Leadership Coordinator for the Riley Child Development Center (Indiana's LEND), and was a founding board member of Family Voices Indiana.

Both as a parent and as a professional, Rylin has extensive expertise on topics including special education regulations, public and private health care financing and family/professional partnerships. Rylin brings wide-ranging background as a Family Leader at the local, state and national levels related to policy, systems and services for children and youth who have disabilities to AUCD. Her personal and professional experiences combine to provide a unique perspective on the impact of policy and of systems issues on the "end users." Rylin is passionate about translating the work of practitioners to policymakers while also ensuring that families understand how to access and affect the services that touch their lives.

Please join us in congratulating Rylin on this new chapter and welcoming her to our Silver Spring team! Rylin will join AUCD February 19, 2018.