Executive Director of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities
Aaron Carruthers is the Executive Director of the California State Council on Developmental Disabilities. He has worked in civil rights policy and programs for over twenty years, including in the State Senate, for California’s Attorney General, and as an appointee of two Governors. He is currently carrying out the Council’s goals: housing, employment, and safety. Last year, SCDD’s work impacted more than 1.9 million Californians and SCDD was named Employer of the Year for people with disabilities. He is a graduate of the National Leadership Consortium on Developmental Disabilities and was a Coro Fellow in Public Affairs.