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Board of Directors

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ILR of Solano and Contra Costa Counties is supported by a dedicated board of directors made up of committed community volunteers and working professionals.

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Sarah Birdwell
Board President
Sarah has been a member of the board at ILR since July 2008 and became Board President in July 2010. As Board President, Sarah oversees fundraising and implements policies and procedures. In April 2011 Sarah joined the In-Home Supportive Services Advisory Committee, a state-funded program that advises and assists the Board of Supervisors of IHSS Public Authority, and became Chair in January 2012.

Wilson Cheng
Board Member

Wilson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature from the University of California, Berkeley in 2013. He has been a member of the In-Home Supportive Services Public Authority since 2009, and became Vice Chair in February 2014. As a member of the IHSS Public Authority, Wilson provided consumer input into the IHSS program; advised and made recommendations to the Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on issues regarding Public Authority policy, program development, activities, services, and budget; participated in community outreach, educational activities, and exploration of alternative funding sources; reviewed, advised, and made recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on pending state legislation and budget that impact the IHSS program, consumers, providers, and/or Public Authorities; engaged in advocacy activities related to IHSS consumer and provider issues while notifying the Board of Supervisors; heard appeals and assisted in making final decisions regarding removal of providers or consumers from the Registry; and solicited input from consumers, providers, and community who have an interest in the IHSS program & the Public Authority. As Vice Chair of the IHSS Public Authority, he remained consistently informed about all Committee issues, Committee procedures and process, selecting & supervising subcommittee chairs, and on issues affecting the overall program; assisted the Chairperson in all aspects of the Chairperson’s position; and served as the Chairperson when the Chairperson is absent or unable to serve. Wilson has been a member of the Board at ILR since July 2014.

Tamarah Lucio
Board Member

Tamarah Renee Lucio is a part of the Contra Costa Community where she takes time educating those in the community on Disabilities Awareness.  Tamarah once a consumer with Independent Living Resources now serves on the Board of Directors. Her duties consist of developing fundraiser ideas to promote the awareness of Independent Living.

Helene Billeci
Board Member
Helene is a retired Registered Nurse she is very active in her community she volunteers for the Grief Support Group.  She is very involved with assisting the seniors and people with disabilities in her community.

Main Office
1850 Gateway Blvd., Ste. 120
Concord, California 94520
Phone/TTY: (925) 363-7293
Fax: (925) 363-7296
  Contra Costa Office
3727 Sunset Lane #103
Antioch, California 94509
Phone/TTY: (925) 754-0539
  Solano Office
450 Chadbourne Rd, Ste. C
Fairfield, California 94534
Phone/TTY: (707) 435-8174
Fax: (707) 435-8177