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Outgoing FREED Leader Recognized By Supes

The longtime leader of the FREED Center for Independent Living, who is heading back to work for the state, received a Certificate of Recognition from Nevada County Supervisors. At the Board meeting earlier this week, Supervisor Dan Miller told Ana Acton that his sister is a quadraplegic and also works for the state and lives independently in Folsom…

click to listen to Dan Miller

Acton has been appointed by Governor Newsom as the Deputy Director of the Independent Living and Community Access Division at the California Department of Rehabilitation. She says she’ll be leaving FREED in good hands…

click to listen to Ana Acton

Acton joined FREED in 2003 and became Executive Director in 2007. From 2010 to 2012 she took a state job as Chief of the Independent Living and Assistive Technology Section before returning to FREED as its leader.

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