Board of Trustees

Harold J Poltrock, Esq.
President

Dr. Karen M. Ensle, RD
Secretary/Treasurer,
President-Elect

Tendai Ndoro,
Secretary
Treasurer Elect
Sidney W. Blanchard
Executive Director

Adelaide Daskam,
Board member
Robert C. Griffin,
Board member
Audrey Vasey
Board member
Kathy Wiener,
Board member

Martin Poltrock, M.A
Board member
Myrta Rosa,
Board member
Maxine Neuhauser
Board member

Shawanna Hicks
Board member

Kevin Aspell
Board member
Marc Levy
Board member

 

Honorary Board Member:
Nicholas Scalera, M.S
Scalera Consulting Services, Past State Director of DCP&P (formerly DYFS)

Walter Kalman, MSW, LSW
Executive Director, National Association of Social Workers, NJ Chapter


Why CAU Exists: Global Mission Statement

People with disabilities are productive, independent citizens living real lives integrated into a real community.

Members with developmental, emotional, physical or social disabilities and those who fall through the cracks of the social service systems will be one or more of the following:

Integrated in to communities that:
*  Appreciate
*  Welcome, and
*  Accept them

Economically self-sufficient
*  Living independently
*  Paying taxes
*  Managing money

Exercising their civil rights toward self determination
*  Knowledgeable
*  Demanding

Experiencing personal growth and development
*  Professional capacity
*  Social capacity
*  Healthy lifestyles

CAU’s Values and Beliefs: Global Board Governance Commitment
The purpose of the Board, on behalf of the ownership, is to see to it that Community Access Unlimited:

•Achieves appropriate results for the appropriate cost
•Avoids unacceptable actions and situations
The ownership is those organizations and individuals who hold a preponderance of similar basic beliefs/values and approaches which, if achieved, will allow people with disabilities to be productive, independent citizens, living real lives integrated into a real community.

These basic values/beliefs are:

1.Community integration
2.Holistic interactions as value members of a social activist movement
3.Equal treatment as citizens
4.Equally valued as members of a social activist movement
5.Choice and self-determination
6.Real lives in real homes
These approaches for achievement are:

1.The empowerment of people with disabilities to locate, develop, obtain or capture the necessary resources for individual uses as well as for building a community support system.
2.The development of a culture and politics based on equality and full citizenship for all people.
3.Framing issues, polices and practices holistically and not in the medical model or through segregation terms.
4.The organizing of people and groups into mutually supportive and caring neighborhood and community at large.
5.Building customized personal support systems one person at a time.