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The Council

The members of the CRPD Council are appointed by the Ministry for the Family, Children’s Rights and Social Solidarity (MFCS) following consultation with NGOs in the sector, for a period of two years.

Council MemberPosition
Ms Samantha Pace GasanCommissioner
Ms Mary Rose AttardPerson with Disability
Ms Lorna CallusSpecial Olympics Malta
Dr Maria Victoria GauciUniversity of Malta
Ms Amy Camilleri Zahra Opposition representative
Mr Matthew ChetcutiGovernment representative
Ms Ruth SciberrasAġenzija Sapport
Ms Lourdes FarrugiaPerson with Disability
Ms Carmen GrechGozo representative
Ms Marchita MangiaficoParent of Person with Disability
Fr Martin MicallefArchdiocese of Malta
Ms Marthese MuglietteMalta Federation of Organisations of Persons with Disability
Ms Carmen MuscatPerson with Disability
Mr Loran Ripard XuerebDeaf People Association (Malta)
Ms Rita VellaPerson with Disability
Ms Rhoda GarlandCRPD executive director
Dr Bernard A. BusuttilCRPD director, Investigations, Compliance and Enforcement
Ms Nicolette MifsudSecretary