The Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities
Promoting Independence, Productivity, Self-Determination, Integration and Inclusion
Stevie K. Nelson

Stevie K. Nelson

Preferred Mailing Address 4131 Ruby Lane
Eagan, MN 55122
Contact Phone Work: 612-309-7870
Home: 651-905-0433
Fax 763-520-0287

HS diploma, Cotton Plant High School 1981, US Army Military Schools; Management, Primary Leadership Development, EEOC Coordinator and Safety Training 1981-2001. Community Health Worker Certificate 2008, Partners in Policymaking Certificate 2008, Active Volunteer in Cardiovascular Health and Health Care Education 1999-present.

Interest in developmental disabilities Being a stroke survivor for the past 14 years, I have met and got to know many people that living with a disability. It has made me to have an affinity for all disabilities.
Experience in developmental disabilities I have been a strong advocate, peer mentor and consultant to people with disabilities through my volunteer work with various organizations such as; the Courage Center, American Heart and Stroke Association, MN Brain Injury Association.
Anything else
about yourself
I retired from the US Army Reserve 10 years ago after serving 21 years. Originally from Arkansas, I have lived in Eagan, MN for the past 15 years. It is a privilege to be a member of the MN Governors Council on Developmental Disabilities. I believe strongly in giving to my community and advocating for the good of others. "People Don't Care How Much You Know Until They Know How Much You Care."


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The GCDD is funded under the provisions of P.L. 106-402. The federal law also provides funding to the Minnesota Disability Law Center, the state Protection and Advocacy System, and to the Institute on Community Integration, the state University Center for Excellence. The Minnesota network of programs works to increase the IPSII of people with developmental disabilities and families into community life.