Angela has been with Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) since 2009 working with families who have children with disabilities and special health care needs. Her firsthand experience brought her to this work 21 years ago when her first daughter was born with a rare genetic condition, atypical Rett Syndrome. Angela and her husband of nearly 26 years are also parents to an 19-year old daughter who was adopted at age three from Romania. She is diagnosed with multiple mental health disorders including Reactive Attachment Disorder, as well as Spina Bifida. They also have a 21-year old son who is a senior at the University of Idaho. Angela is a former Chair of the Idaho State Independent Living Council, and she also spearheaded the effort to create Idaho’s first universally accessible playground – the Adventure Island Playground – located in Meridian’s Settler’s Park. Angela holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services with a Concentration in Child and Family Services.