FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
UCP National President and CEO Appointed to SourceAmerica Board of Directors
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Washington, D.C. (January 30, 2018) — President and CEO of UCP National, Armando A. Contreras has been appointed to the Board of Directors of SourceAmerica. SourceAmerica has helped over 125,000 people with disabilities find employment through their contracts for over 40 years. UCP National and SourceAmerica have had a long-standing relationship, having representation on the board since 2005. Mr. Contreras joins a list of board members from a range of corporations and disability organizations striving to help ensure increased employment for individuals with significant disabilities.
“As Board Chair of UCP, I am delighted that our President and CEO, has been selected to serve on the SourceAmerica Board. Mr. Contreras’s, extensive experience in supporting inclusiveness on every level for those living with a disability as well as his breadth of knowledge in the non-profit arena, are talents which will support the mission and work of SourceAmerica.” Says Diane Wilush, Board Chair of UCP National.
Mr. Contreras will serve a three-year term as part of his appointment beginning on March 1, 2018 and will be eligible to serve three 3-year terms.
About United Cerebral Palsy
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services through an affiliate network to ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. Together with nearly 70 affiliates, UCP has a mission to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of people with disabilities by supporting more than 176,000 children and adults every day—one person at a time, one family at a time. UCP works to enact real change—to revolutionize care, raise standards of living and create opportunities—impacting the lives of millions living with disabilities. For nearly 70 years, UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with disabilities in every facet of society. Together, with its member affiliates, parents and caregivers, UCP will continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to dream their own dreams, for the next 70 years, and beyond. For more information, please visit www.ucp.org.